Simon Woods Movies and Career Information
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Simon Woods (born 1980) is an English actor best known for his role as Octavian in Season 2 of the British-American television series Rome and the 2005 Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Charles Bingley, which is his biggest role to date. He also recently starred as Dr Harrison in the BBC1 costume drama series Cranford, whose arrival in the village "sets female hearts racing." He attended Eton College, then read English at Magdalen College, Oxford. While at Oxford, he was in a relationship with Rosamund Pike that lasted two years. Despite the break-up, the two later played lovers Jane Bennett and Charles Bingley in Pride & Prejudice. After graduating from Oxford, Woods worked briefly at The Guardian before becoming an actor. By 2009, he was in a relationship with Burberry designer Christopher Bailey.