Gavin Fowler is the actor who portrays the recurring character Simon on Penny Dreadful. Gavin fowler is an English actor originally from Portsmouth. He has acted opposite Ian Mckellen on stage performed as Puck on the West End in Michael. Grandage's theatre company. He filmed the lead as Zac in Delight which premiered at Moscow Film Festival alongside World War Z and appeared in Penny Dreadful on Sky Atlantic as Simon.