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Författare: John Wagner.
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Pegg came to public prominence in Britain as the co-creator of the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced, directed by Edgar Wright. John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician and keyboard salesman. Pegg moved to Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire when he was 16 and studied English Literature and Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon College. Pegg’s early appearances in TV series and films include Asylum, Six Pairs of Pants, Faith in the Future, Big Train and Hippies. In 1999, he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson. Upon completion of Shaun of the Dead, Pegg was questioned as to whether he would be abandoning the British film industry for Hollywood, and he replied, „It’s not like we’re going to go away and do, I don’t know, Mission: Impossible III“, picking the title of an imaginary blockbuster.
In 2006, he played Gus in Big Nothing alongside David Schwimmer. The same year, Pegg and Wright completed their second film, Hot Fuzz, released in February 2007. Pegg co-wrote the script for a film called Paul, about two young men who encounter a comedic extraterrestrial alien during a road trip across the US. Pegg played engineer Montgomery „Scotty“ Scott in Star Trek, the eleventh film in the Star Trek film series, released 8 May 2009. Pegg is close friends with Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin: Pegg appears as a violin-playing Elvis impersonator in Coldplay’s 2010 single „Christmas Lights“. In a July 2018 interview with The Guardian, Pegg opened up about his battle with depression and alcoholism, and how rehabilitation helped him recover from the latter. Pegg was awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Gloucestershire on 4 December 2008.