Simon Naylor has played four roles on Coronation Street:
- A Bouncer at Shakers Nightclub in October 2008.
- Tommy Duckworth's employer Micky in September 2012.
- A Delivery Man in November 2016.
- Dane Hibbs, father of Clayton, who appeared between September and October 2017.
Originally from Manchester, Naylor trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London and left with a BA Hons. during 2005. Simon still teaches on the BA (Hons) Acting Course as Head of 1st Year and the Foundation Course. He is the owner of 53Two, a theatre in Manchester.
His other credits include roles in Days That Shook the World, The Mark of Cain, Outlaw, EastEnders, Primeval, Trexx and Flipside, The Bill, The Day of the Triffids, The Gathering and Doctors.