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Born on October 13, 1941 in Newark New Jersey, Paul Simon is one of the greatest singer/songwriters ever. In 1957, he and high school pal, Art Garfunkel, wrote and recorded the single, "Hey Schoolgirl", under the name "Tom and Jerry". After some failures, they broke up. Simon still wrote and recorded music as "Tico and The Triumps" and "Jerry ... See full bio »
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 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Constelaciones familiares (2014) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence" - uncredited)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie) (writer: "The Only Living Boy in New York")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Muscle Shoals (2014) ... (performer: "Kodachrome") / (writer: "Kodachrome")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 11 episodes, 1975 - 2013) (writer - 10 episodes, 1975 - 2013)
- Edward Norton/Janelle Monae (2013) ... (performer: "Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard") / (writer: "Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard")
- Ed Helms/Paul Simon (2011) ... (performer: "Rewrite", "So Beautiful or So What") / (writer: "Rewrite", "So Beautiful or So What")
- Zac Efron/Yeah Yeah Yeahs (2009) ... (writer: "Bridge over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Paul Simon (2006) ... (performer: "How Can You Live In The Northeast", "Outrageous")
- Reese Witherspoon/Alicia Keys (2001) ... (performer: "The Boxer") / (writer: "The Boxer")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (2013) ... (writer: "Bridge over Troubled Water")
 2013 Arrested Development (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Blockheads (2013) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence" - uncredited)
- A New Attitude (2013) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence" - uncredited)
- Colony Collapse (2013) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence" - uncredited)
 2010-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Episode #21.152 (2013) ... (writer: "You Can Call Me Al" - uncredited)
- Eva Longoria/Terry Crews/Cavalia's Odysseo (2013) ... (writer: "You Can Call Me Al" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.40 (2012) ... (writer: "You Can Call Me Al" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.20 (2012) ... (writer: "You Can Call Me Al" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.200 (2012) ... (writer: "You Can Call Me Al" - uncredited)
 2012 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Nine: The Results (2012) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 2010-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Thanksgiving (2012) ... (writer: "Homeward Bound/Home" - uncredited)
- Grilled Cheesus (2010) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 5 Part 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Mrs. Robinson")
 2004-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Auditions 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.22 (2008) ... (writer: "Bridge over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
- Auditions 1 (2008) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water' - uncredited)
- Live Results Show 3 (2004) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 2012 Aufgspuit! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schmidbauer mit Claudia Koreck (2012) ... (writer: "The Boxer")
 2012 Alexandra - Stimme der Sehnsucht: Der rätselhafte Tod eines Stars (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Mrs. Robinson" - uncredited)
 2012 Willkommen Baku (TV Movie) (performer: "The Sound Of Silence")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1994) (writer - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (performer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2011)
- Beware My Cheating Bart (2012) ... (writer: "April Come She Will")
- Holidays of Future Passed (2011) ... (performer: "Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard") / (writer: "Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard")
- My Mother the Carjacker (2003) ... (performer: "Mother and Child Reunion" - uncredited) / (writer: "Mother and Child Reunion" - uncredited)
- Lady Bouvier's Lover (1994) ... ("The Sound of Silence", uncredited)
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Cançons de viatge (2012) ... (writer: "Scarborough Fair")
- Cançons que curen (2012) ... (performer: "The Sounds of Silence") / (writer: "The Sounds of Silence", "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 2012 Them Idiots Whirled Tour (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Bridge Over Troubled Water") / (music: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
  Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- FFA (2012) ... (performer: "Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard") / (writer: "Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.52 (2011) ... (writer: "Kodachrome" - uncredited)
  Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Step Right Up (2011) ... (writer: "Cecilia" - uncredited)
- Man Versus Possum (2010) ... (performer: "St. Judy's Comet" - uncredited) / (writer: "St. Judy's Comet" - uncredited)
 2011 Matzav Ha'Uma (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2011) ... (writer: "The Boxer")
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Scarborough Fair")
 2011 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fancy Party (2011) ... (writer: "April Come She Will")
 2010-2011 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- 8 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
- Top Two Performance (2010) ... (writer: "The Boxer")
- Top Four Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Mrs. Robinson")
- Top Seven Performance (2010) ... (writer: "The Boxer")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (writer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2011)
- Episode #3.57 (2011) ... (performer: "Love Is Eternal Sacred Light") / (writer: "Love Is Eternal Sacred Light")
- Episode #3.56 (2011) ... (performer: "Cecilia" (uncredited), "The Afterlife") / (writer: "Cecilia" (uncredited), "The Afterlife")
- Episode #1.57 (2009) ... (performer: "Late in the Evening" - uncredited) / (writer: "Late in the Evening" - uncredited)
  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Amy Sedaris/Paul Simon (2010) ... (performer: "Getting Ready for Christmas Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Getting Ready for Christmas Day" - uncredited)
 2010 Wishful Drinking (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Allergies", "Homeward Bound", "She Moves On") / (music: "Allergies", "Homeward Bound", "She Moves On") / (performer: "Hearts and Bones") / (writer: "Hearts and Bones")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2010 Semi-FInal (2010) ... (writer: "Late In The Evening" - uncredited)
 2010 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What's in the Ground Belongs to You (2010) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence" - uncredited)
 2010 Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Boxer") / (writer: "The Boxer")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.24 (2010) ... (writer: "Cecilia" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.8 (2010) ... (writer: "Cecilia")
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) (writer: "Time To Love / Bridge Over Troubled Water")
  Ruby & the Rockits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- 50 Ways to Heave Your Mother (2009) ... (performer: "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover") / (writer: "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover")
 2009 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.9 (2009) ... (writer: "Mrs. Robinson")
  Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Coffee, Tea, or Annie (2009) ... (writer: "Fakin' It" - uncredited)
- Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows? (2008) ... (performer: "Mother and Child Reunion" - uncredited)
- The Real Adventures of the Unreal Sam Tyler (2008) ... (writer: "I Am a Rock" - uncredited)
 2009 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 4 (2009) ... (writer: "Sound of Silence")
 2009 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Troubled Waters: Part 2 (2009) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Sold a Guy a Lemon Car (2008) ... (lyrics: "America")
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La taquigrafia i la Viagra (2008) ... (writer: "The Sounds of Silence")
 2007 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leandro (2007) ... (writer: "É Por Você Que Canto")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (performer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Made in America (2007) ... (writer: "Cecilia")
- Stage 5 (2007) ... (writer: "Cecilia")
- Do Not Resuscitate (2000) ... (performer: "Mother And Child Reunion" - uncredited) / (writer: "Mother And Child Reunion" - uncredited)
 2006-2007 Starmania. Österreich sucht den neuen Star (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Das Finale (2007) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
  The Choir (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2006) (music - 2 episodes, 2006)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (lyrics: "Bridge Over Troubled Water") / (music: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (lyrics: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited) / (music: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
 2006 How Music Works (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Melody (2006) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Waters")
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Driving Miss Gilmore (2006) ... (writer: "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" - uncredited)
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Die Blue-Moon-Boys (2006) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
 2005 Movie Music Mania (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Mrs. Robinson")
 2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Still Crazy After All These Years" (uncredited), "Here Comes the Sun") / (writer: "Still Crazy After All These Years" - uncredited)
 2004 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guilty (2004) ... (writer: "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" - uncredited)
 2004 Delphinsommer (TV Movie) (writer: "Scarborough Fair/ Canticle")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Glued (2004) ... (performer: "Slip Sliding Away")
 2003 Homenaje a Sergio (TV Movie) (writer: "Puente sobre aguas turbulentas (Bridge Over Troubled Water)")
  High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2003) (music - 1 episode, 2003)
- Monica Lewinsky (2003) ... (lyrics: "The Only Living Girl in New York" - uncredited) / (music: "The Only Living Girl in New York" - uncredited)
 2003 I Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1986 (2003) ... (performer: "You Can Call Me Al")
 2003 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Wolf im Schafspelz (2003) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
- Er liebt mich, er liebt mich nicht (2003) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Father and Daughter") / (writer: "Father and Daughter")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Adios Hermanos", "Quiet") / (writer: "Adios Hermanos", "Quiet")
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (writer: "The Sound Of Silence")
  Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Episode dated 20 September 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Bridge over troubled water" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bridge over troubled water" - uncredited)
 2001 Boston Public (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Nineteen (2001) ... (writer: "Mrs. Robinson")
 2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ted and Mary (2000) ... (performer: "Still Crazy After All These Years" - uncredited)
 2000 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fastest Year (2000) ... (writer: "Bookends" - uncredited)
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (writer: "America", "Bookends Theme")
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 1993-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Horror of Party Beach (1997) ... (writer: "I Am a Rock" - uncredited)
- The Beast of Yucca Flats (1995) ... (writer: "Scarborough Fair/Canticle" - uncredited)
- Eegah! (1993) ... (writer: "We've Got a Groovey Thing Goin'" - uncredited)
 1996 Fox After Breakfast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "America")
 1996 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show #94 (1996) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (1994) ... (performer: "New Stanzas for Amazing Grace")
  Florida Lady (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Neue Wege/Bekanntschaft mit Hindernissen (1994) ... (performer: "Mrs. Robinson") / (writer: "Mrs. Robinson")
 1993 Rhythm & Jam (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes")
 1992 Marienhof (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Männer (1992) ... (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1976 - 1992) (performer - 1 episode, 1992)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (performer: "Graceland" (1986) - uncredited) / (writer: "Graceland" (1986) - uncredited)
- Episode dated 3 September 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Have A Good Time")
  The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1989) (performer - 2 episodes, 1989)
- Math Class Squared (1989) ... (performer: "American Tune")
- How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation (1989) ... (writer: "Scarborough Fair" - uncredited)
- Birthday Boy (1989) ... (performer: "Bookends Theme") / (writer: "Bookends Theme")
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie) (performer: "Put Down the Duckie", "Put Down the Duckie (Reprise)")
 1986 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Graduate (1986) ... (writer: "The Sounds of Silence")
 1985 A Chipmunk Reunion (TV Movie) (writer: "Mother and Child Reunion")
 1985 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tomorrow's Children (1985) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence" - uncredited)
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie) (writer: "Sounds of Silence")
 1983 Still the Beaver (TV Movie) (writer: "At The Zoo")
 1983 Dixie: Changing Habits (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Bridge Over Troubled Water") / (music: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hog Wild (1981) ... (writer: "Sounds Of Silence")
 1980 The Donna Summer Special (TV Movie) (writer: "Bridge Over Troubled Water")
 1980 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1980) ... (writer: "The sound of silence", "Bridge over troubled water", "Homeward bound", "Mrs. Robinson")
 1979 The Late Late Lien Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1979) ... (writer: "The Sound of Silence", "Still crazy after all these years")
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- The Blowout (1978) ... (performer: "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover")
- The Gift (1978) ... (performer: "Slip Slidin' Away")
- Actions Speak Louder (1978) ... (performer: "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (writer: "Yesterday/For The Good Times/Help Me Make It Through The Night/Bridge Over Troubled Waters" Medley)
  Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1974) (writer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Johanna (1974) ... (performer: "The boxer man", "El Condor Pasa") / (writer: "The boxer man", "El Condor Pasa")
 1973 Voyage of the Yes (TV Movie) (writer: "El Condor Pasa")
 1972 Rollin' on the River (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 November 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Keep the Customer Satisfied")
 1966-1970 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 26 March 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Keep the Customer Satisfied")
- Episode dated 14 July 1966 (1966) ... (writer: "I Am a Rock" - uncredited)
 1969 The Zoo in Winter (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "At The Zoo")
 1968 Romp!!! (TV Movie) (writer: "59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)")
 1967 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (writer: "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)")
 1966 Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.45 (1966) ... (writer: "I Am a Rock" - uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.54 (1965) ... (writer: "Sounds of Silence")
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Other Works:

Album: "There Goes Rhymin' Simon" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 18 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simon & Garfunkel | Simon and Garfunkel | Paul Kane | Jerry Landis | True Taylor | Tico

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm generally enthusiastic when I'm working and when I immediately finish I'm enthusiastic. Shortly after that I don't want to hear it. It's always been my way. It's such an intense process for me and the process itself can take so long, and I get into it so completely, that by the time I've finished a piece of work I'm really finished with it. I'm done. What happens then is I don't do anything ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a long-time friend of fellow New Yorker Lorne Michaels, which has led to Simon and/or his songs appearing in numerous Michaels productions, including Saturday Night Live (1975) (several appearances as both host and musical guest); All You Need Is Cash (1978) (brief appearance); and Coneheads (1993) (song "Kodachrome"). Michaels has also produced several of Simon's specials, including: The Paul... See more »

Trademark:

His incredible musical talent See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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