Arthur Simon is an actor, artist and activist. He graduated in Theatre from Oberlin College, studied improvisation at Chicago’s Improv Olympic and co-founded Austin’s ColdTowne Theater before creating a robotic theater group, Bot Party. After a stint as co-chair for the Travis County Democratic Party’s Legislative Taskforce, Arthur relocated to San Marcos, TX with his family.
WHAT’S HE DONE?
As film and television actor Arthur Simone, Arthur has appeared in everything from Big Momma’s House 2 to Dark Places. As an abstract expressionist painter, Arthur has been a regular fixture on the annual East Austin Studio Tour and has been a finalist for the Hunting Art Prize. More art can be seen via Tiktok while rocks and paintings can be purchased via Etsy.
NOTABLE LIVE PERFORMANCES
Improv with his dog, Robin Goodfellow
Failure: A Big, Stupid Mess
with Carla Goodman and Catherine Mueller, Fusebox Festival 2013
One man show earning Arthur the Best Actor in Austin award in 2009