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John Simpson CBE
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John Simpson CBE

BBC World Affairs & Foreign Correspondent
John Simpson CBE

John Cody Fidler-Simpson

Age

72

Born

9 Aug 1944

John Simpson CBE Bio Details

Full name

John Cody Fidler-Simpson

Gender

Male

Age

72

Date of birth

9 Aug 1944

Birth place

Cleveleys, Lancashire, England, UK

Occupations

Journalist

Education

Dulwich College, Dulwich, London, England, United Kingdom

St. Paul's School, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London, England, United Kingdom

Cambridge University: Magdalene College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Family Connections

John is distantly related to the pioneering aviator Samuel Franklin Cody, who was not only a wild west performer, but also developed British Army Aeroplane No 1 which made the first recognised powered and sustained flight in the United Kingdom on 16 October 1908. 

Baftas

1992 - Television | Richard Dimbleby Award
1995 - Television | News Coverage
2000 - Television | News And Current Affairs Journalism

Partners of 
John Simpson CBE

Dee Kruger

Married

1 child together

1996

Diane Petteys

Divorced

2 children together

married 1965
divorce 1995

John Simpson CBE Children

John Simpson CBE Partner(s) Other Children

Julia Simpson

born 1969, age 48 (approx.)
with Diane Petteys

Eleanor Simpson

born 1971, age 46 (approx.)
with Diane Petteys

Rafe Simpson

born 2006, age 10
with Dee Kruger

John Simpson CBE Family

John Simpson CBE's parents:

John Simpson CBE's father was Roy Simpson Fidler John Simpson CBE's mother was Joyce Simpson John Simpson CBE's step-father was George Keen


John Simpson CBE's children:

John Simpson CBE's daughter is Julia Simpson John Simpson CBE's daughter is Eleanor Simpson John Simpson CBE's son is Rafe Simpson


John Simpson CBE's current partners:

John Simpson CBE's wife is Dee Kruger


John Simpson CBE's former partners:

John Simpson CBE's former wife is Diane Petteys


John Simpson CBE's grandparents:

John Simpson CBE's grandfather was Arthur Whittall John Simpson CBE's grandmother was Lizzie Whittall John Simpson CBE's grandfather was Herbert Fidler John Simpson CBE's grandmother was Eva Fidler


John Simpson CBE's great grandparents:

John Simpson CBE's great grandfather was Edward John King John Simpson CBE's great grandmother was Elizabeth King   John Simpson CBE's great great grandfather was John Blackburne Davis John Simpson CBE's great great grandfather was John King


John Simpson CBE's uncles and aunts:

John Simpson CBE's uncle was Leon Whittall John Simpson CBE's aunt was Viva Whittall John Simpson CBE's aunt was Leonie Whittall


John Simpson CBE's great uncles and aunts:

John Simpson CBE's great uncle was Vivian King John Simpson CBE's great uncle was Leon King John Simpson CBE's great uncle was Edward King John Simpson CBE's great uncle was Samuel Cody


John Simpson CBE's first cousins once removed:

John Simpson CBE's first cousin once removed was Samuel F. Cody


John Simpson CBE's second cousins:

John Simpson CBE's second cousin is Samuel F. Cody


John Simpson CBE FameChain Links

BAFTA Award Winners 1992 - The 45th

Other people in this association:

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1992

Audrey Hepburn 1992

Alan Rickman 1992

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BAFTA Award Winners 1995 - The 48th

Other people in this association:

Hugh Grant 1995

Susan Sarandon 1995

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1995

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BAFTA Award Winners 2000 - The 53rd

Other people in this association:

Jude Law 2000

Dame Maggie Smith CBE 2000

Steven Spielberg 2000

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