Simon Bamford to Tear Souls Apart at ScreamVention!
Simon John Bamford is well known for playing the Butterball Cenobite in Hellraiser in 1987 and its sequel Hellbound: Hellraiser II in 1988.
A professional actor for over 30 years Simon has worked all over the world. At the Young Vic in London, he played Ernst Robel in Spring Awakening, At the Chichester Festival Theatre he played opposite Nicholas Parsons and Ruthie Henshall as 'Gabby' in Follow the Star, In Cairo and Bucharest he performed in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and played Roy in Neville's Island. He played the Butterball Cenobite in the first two Hellraiser films. He also created and played the role of Ohnaka in Clive Barker's holocaust film Nightbreed. In 2009, he played Derek in Book of Blood for Matador Pictures, Gary in Dead of the Nite shot in Cardiff during 2012 and is filmed The 4th Reich in the Ukraine during 2013. On television, he can be seen in the SKY TV 'Better Effect' commercials. In 2000, he won actor of the year award for his portrayal of Pip in Great Expectations at the Vassa Theatre in Stockholm, and has also designed and directed several international tours including The Big Day in Sofia, Qatar and Dubai as well as Educating Rita in Kuala Lumpur. In 2004 he took a production of Shirley Valentine to Karachi to help raise money for a new school.
He will be joining Jessica Cameron, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd, Nicholas Vine, Alex Vincent, Barbie Wilde and Heather Dorff along with a few more surprises we have yet to announce!