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Simon was born in London, England. His parents were Julie Cowell and Eric Cowell. Cowell started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music Publishing. He worked as a record producer, talent scout and consultant within the music industry before becoming a judge on the hit British TV show Pop Idol and its U.S. counterpart,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2009-2015 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (composer - 67 episodes)
- Live Show 1 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 3 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 2 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
 2004-2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 72 episodes)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 3 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 2 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Final Results (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 56 episodes)
- Live Decider 6 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Show 6 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Decider 5 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Show 5 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Decider 4 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- Judge's House #3: Part 2 - Top 16 Chosen (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Season Finale, Part 2 of 2 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Season Finale, Part 1 of 2 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Results Show #8 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Performance Show #8 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011 The X Factor Digital Experience (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 2010/I X Factor (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 2006 The X Factor: Battle of the Stars (TV Movie) (composer: title music)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Vanilla Coke (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 10 Interviews | 22 Articles | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simon Cowel | Simon

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

If I was 17 and a glamour model knocked on my bedroom door, I'd have definitely invited her in. See more »

Trivia:

Simon's father was of mostly Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry (Simon's paternal grandmother was born in Poland). The rest of Simon's ancestry is English, and distant Scottish. See more »

Trademark:

Solid-coloured shirts and sweaters (usually white, grey or black) with jeans. See more »

Nickname:

Sarcastic Simon See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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