Born June 22, Simon-Anthony Rhoden is a professional British actor. He made his West End debut in Kinky Boots and worked his way up to playing the role of Lola. He has both on-stage and on-screen experience.
Simon trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
At the Broadway World UK Awards, he achieved the Best Long-Running West End Show Performer award for his portrayal of Lola in Kinky Boots.
Simon has delivered amazing performances in various stage productions. Currently playing Aaron Burr in Thomas Kail’s Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre/Cameron Mackintosh, he was Lola in Jerry Mitchell’s Kinky Boots (Playful Productions); Jim Conley in Suzanne Emerson’s Parade (One-Off Productions); Lance in Mark Finbow’s Beauties Legacy at The Keeper’s Daughter; Man in Matt Peover & Hannah Eidinow’s If I Should Stay (Desmon O’Conner & Sarah-Louise Young); Devon in Chris Urch’s Married to the Game at the Theatre 503; Ash in Anna Jordan’s Marianne at Without a Paddle.
While in training, he has also performed in several shows such as Hannah Eidinow’s Man of Mode as Young Bellair; Aaron Mullen’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream as Fairy/Flute the Bellows Mender; Joseph Blatchley’s Mechanical Piano as Gerasim Cusmic Petrin; John Baxter’s Vernon God Little as Pastor Lassalle/Brian Large; Lyndsey Turner’s The Grace of Mary Traverse as Mr Hardlong; Rodney Cottier’s Revenger’s Tragedy as Junior; Gari Jones’ Gas Station Angel as Mr Entertainment/Dyfrig.
Although relatively new to the industry, he played Shaun in director Sam Miller’s Let It Snow (Endor Productions/Sky TV).
In Ally Pankiw’s Mae and George, he stars as Ambrosia Majesty (Netflix/E4).
He has worked as Ko S’La/Ko Ba Sein in director Ryan Kiggell’s Burmese Days at the Aya Theatre Company, and Paul Robeson Jr/Young Paul Robeson in Tom Cornford’s I Have Done The State Some Service.