Archie Simpson
Full Name Archibald Rupert Simpson
Gender Male
Date of Birth c. 1974
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Strawberry Blonde
Family Mr. Simpson (Father)
Mrs. Simpson (Mother)
Glen Simpson (Brother)
Christine Nelson (Wife)
Jack Simpson (Son)
Emma Nelson (Step-Daughter)
Connor Deslauriers (Godson)
Spinner Mason (Stepson-In-Law)
Rufus Eggers (Pet)
Relationships Christine Nelson (Wife)
Melanie Brodie (Ex-Girlfriend)
Michelle Accette (Ex-Girlfriend)
Pam (Ex-Girlfriend)
Job Principal (2010–Present)

Media teacher (2001–2010)

School(s) Degrassi Junior High School

Degrassi High School

Affiliation(s) Degrassi Community School

The Zit Remedy

First Episode Bitter Sweet Symphony (1) (101)
Portrayed By Stefan Brogren
Archibald "Snake/Archie" Rupert Simpson (born in c. 1974), is an alumnus of Degrassi Junior High and High in the 1980s. He is currently the principal of Degrassi Community School in Toronto, Canada. He is portrayed by Stefan Brogren.

Character HistoryEdit

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  • After being Media Immersions Teacher for over 10 years, he is finally promoted to Degrassi Principal.
  • Snake attended Banting University.


  • (At the school assembly): "Degrassi is finally uniform free!" (first line)
  • (To Hayley) "My office now"
  • (To Hayley) "Whats going on Hayley why are you taking drugs?"
  • (To Hayley) "Then what happened today"
  • (To Trent) "I saw what you did and if you do it again you will get suspended and a call to your couch. Party's over people!"


Archie-Christine Relationship