Actor , Comedian, Writer, Director, & Producer
Simon Palomares is an Australian comedian and actor of Spanish descent. He is best known for his character as cafe manager "Ricky"Martinez in Acropolis Now.
His father almost emigrated with his young family to Canada, however while waiting at the Spanish emigration office, he bumped into a friend who advised him how cold the weather was in Canada and he then switched his decision and chose Australia as the place to emigrate to. Palomares studied drama and psychology at Deakin University (Rusden) and studied acting at the renowned Juan Carlos Corazza School in Madrid.
Palomares was one of the creators and stars of the Wogs Out of Work[ comedy stage show, which later evolved into the Acropolis Now TV series. He has performed comedy shows in the United States, Canada, Spain and Argentina where he performs stand-up in Spanish.