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Simon West was born in 1961 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England. He is a producer and director, known for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), The General's Daughter (1999) and The Mechanic (2011). See full bio »

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
The General's Daughter
The Mechanic
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 2017 Gun Shy (producer)
 2017 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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Directed TV commercial for Little Caesar's Pizza. 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.


One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007. See more »

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