Pete Simpson bio

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                                                With love Vanessa and newly minted PhD we took off for art colony Laguna, making
                                                it our home – raising 2 sons. US executive travel led to founding businesses & writing
                                                best-selling business books (credits), with novels as weekend projects (earlier writing).

                                   Flash forward to 5 years ago...
                                                When a portfolio of unpublished spec scripts (plus a commissioned script) began to be developed:
                                                4 stage plays, 5 feature films/TV pilots
plus a novel. Often unusual.  A 2nd action-adventure
– Wolfie is in final development.  A topical high-stakes US high concept movie.

                                   Credits - commissioned & spec...
                                                Wedding Diary Publisher-commissioned screenplay adaptation.
                                                Utter Madness Semi-finalist Hollywood Filmmakers Int. competition - (titled Lioness).
                                                Lennie's World enjoyed developmental reading at Actors & Writers Club London.
                                                Dancing in Santa Fé enjoyed developmental reading at Cygnet Theatre Exeter.
                                                Girls without Parachutes Published novel.

                                 Voices (US, UK)...
                                                Action-adventure – heroes with painful truths, who muster the guts to defeat their hurt & villains.
                                                Comedies – unlikely heroes trapped in the farcical side of life.
                                                Often self-defined women leads.

                                                T.S. Eliot... East Coker, V...   We now split our lives between Orange County, CA & Britain.
                                                Member of
 Actors & Writers London and Exeter Writers.

                                   Favourite comedies...
                                                Seinfeld – especially The Soup Nazi episode written by Spike Feresten.
                                                Fawlty Towers – especially Basil the Rat episode written by John Cleese & Connie Booth.