Joe Thomas is an English actor, comedian, and writer. He is known for portraying Simon Cooper in the popular coming-of-age teen sitcom, The Inbetweeners. He started his career by performing in his own show, The Jonny and Joe Show, along with his friend at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and went on to establish himself in the TV and film industry.
British potter and artist Grayson Perry had discovered he was a transvestite by age 13 and later made it a theme of many of his artworks. He had once also aspired to be a filmmaker, but later focused on ceramics. Most of his works feature social issues and violence as themes.