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Simon West was born in 1961 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England. He is a producer and director, known for Con Air (1997), The Expendables 2 (2012) and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

Con Air
Con Air Director
(1997)
The Expendables 2
(2012)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
(2001)
The Mechanic
The Mechanic Director
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017/I Salty (producer) (post-production)
 2016 The Saint (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 Billy the Kid (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 The Cape (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Human Target (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Revolution (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 The Man (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Close to Home (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003-2004 Keen Eddie (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Keeping Up Appearances (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Citizen Cecil (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Inciting Incident (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Harry Green and Eugene (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2001 Black Hawk Down (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Directed Rick Astley video "Never gonna give you up". (1987) See more »

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Personal Quote:

Making a film is like trying to pass a handful of water between a thousand people. By the time the last person receives it you are lucky if there is still one drop left of the original idea.

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Each of his first two films starred one of the leads of Face/Off (1997): Nicolas Cage in Con Air (1997) and John Travolta in The General's Daughter (1999). See more »

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