Jeremy Sims

Jeremy Hartley Sims (born 10 January 1966) is an Australian actor and director.[1]

Jeremy Sims
Jeremy Sims at The Sapphires Hometown Gala Premiere, State Theatre Sydney, in August 2012
Born (1966-01-10) January 10, 1966
OccupationActor, director
Years active1980present
Spouse(s)Tania Leimbach


Jeremy Sims was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1966, and was educated at Wesley College 1977–83.

His first appearance on the big screen was as 'boy on raft' in the 1980 movie Harlequin. He graduated in 1990 from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting).[2] In 2015, Sims landed a supporting role in Ruben Guthrie.

He remains best known for his role as Alex Taylor in the television soap opera Chances.(1991–1992)

Other television appearances include: Wildside, Medivac, Farscape, Young Lions, Stingers, The Secret Life of Us, Fireflies and McLeod's Daughters. He also starred in Home and Away as in 2009 as David "Gardy" Gardiner.

Production company

In 1995, together with then girlfriend Kym Wilson, Sims formed the theatrical production company "Pork Chop Productions".[1][3] Pork Chop won a Drover's award in 2005 for their production of the play, "Last Cab To Darwin".[4]


As a director:

Personal life

Sims first daughter, China McDonald was born in 2000. Sims was married to film director Samantha Lang. They have two daughters, Frederique and Evelyn Sims.[7]


  1. "Company History ", Porkchop Productions", 2008, Retrieved 20 April 2010
  2. NIDA Graduates, National Institute of Dramatic Art, (NIDA), Retrieved 20 April 2010
  6. Beneath Hill 60-Production Team ", The Silence Productions Pty Ltd, 2009, Retrieved 20 April 2010
  7. "Jeremy Sims Bio ", Porkchop Productions, 2008, Retrieved 20 April 2010

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