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Simon Cowell (I)


Simon was born in London, England. His parents' names are 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 producing 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 & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2004-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 68 episodes)
- Finals Results (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Finals (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Results Show 9 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Show 9 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Results Show 8 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
 2009-2012 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (composer - 62 episodes)
- Finals Results (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Finals (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Results Show 9 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Show 9 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Results Show 8 (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 | 21 Articles | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Simon Cowel | Simon

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[About the day of his father's death and Westlife at number one]: The ultimate irony. The worst thing that could happen, and the best - all in the one day. It just shocked me to the core. I just never thought my dad wouldn't be around. I phoned him to tell him about the Number One, because that's what I did. When something good happened, I called my dad. At first, my mother couldn't even tell me ... See more »

Trivia:

A TV commercial proposal was made to him by his agent who told him that he would be paid $1m for a day's work (the good news). When Cowell asked about the bad news, he was informed that the commercial was for "Viagra". Cowell reneged (interview: Piers Morgan Tonight: Episode dated 5 April 2011 (2011)). See more »

Trademark:

Brutally honest See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Nasty See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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