1. His film credits include White House Down, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 約會之夜, 黃道帶, Herbie: 完全讀取, and Loser.
2. Simpson was born in Hackettstown, 新澤西州, the youngest of three brothers.
3. After graduating from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater, he acted for four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.
4. His portrayal of Philo T. Farnsworth was described as “superb” by The Chicago Tribune,
5. 從 2008 至 2009, Simpson appeared as Lyle the Intern on The Late Show with David Letterman.
6. 在那段時間內, he also appeared on episodes of CSI: 犯罪現場調查, My Name is Earl, House M.D. and Psych, and had supporting roles in the films The Invention of Lying and Date Night.
7. 在 2012, Simpson appeared in the films Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Truth About Emanuel, and White House Down.
8. His character is a guest in the fictional Westworld, a technologically advanced Wild West-themed amusement park populated by androids dubbed “hosts”, who has formed a protective bond with the lead host, 多洛雷斯 .
9. Simpson met actress Melanie Lynskey in 2001, when they both appeared in Rose Red.
10. The pair became engaged in 2005 and married on April 14, 2007, in a chapel near Queenstown, 新西蘭.
11. Lynskey filed for divorce from Simpson on September 25, 2012, 理由是不可調和的分歧.