Jay Simpson was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. Simpson started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in the thriller "Empire State" (1988) with Cathryn Harrison, the Tim Robbins comedy adventure "Erik the Viking" (1989) and the Rosalind Ayres drama "Beautiful People" (2000). He also appeared in "Pride & Prejudice" (2005). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "The Thin Blue Line" (NBC, 1995-97). He continued to act in productions like the romantic comedy "The Holiday" (2006) with Cameron Diaz. More recently, he continued to act in "Rush" (2013) with Chris Hemsworth and the Doug Allen crime drama "The Guvnors" (2014). Simpson most recently acted on "Cradle to Grave" (BBC 2, 2015-).