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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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 2020 Eminem: Darkness (Video short)
 2019 Pentatonix: The Sound of Silence (Video short)
 2019 Fifty Ways to Leave a Donor (Video short)
 2018 Lie, Lie, Lie (Video short)
 2018 Sequel to Confounds the Science (Video short)
 2018 Mr Forty Five (Video short)
 2017 Confounds the Science Remix (Video short)
 2017 Fifty Ways We Can Recover (Video short)
 2017 Explain His Rationale (Video short)
 2017 Confounds the Science (Video short)
 2016 Horace and Pete (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2016)
 2002 Paul Simon: Father and Daughter (Video short)
 1993 Paul Simon: Thelma (Video short)
 1990 Paul Simon: Proof (Video short)
 1990 Paul Simon: The Obvious Child (Video short)
 1988 Times Two: Cecilia (Video short)
 1987 The Bangles: A Hazy Shade of Winter (Video short) (music by)
 1986 Paul Simon: The Boy in the Bubble (Video short) (music by)
 1986 Paul Simon: You Can Call Me Al (Video short)
 1985 The Statue of Liberty (Documentary)
 1980 Paul Simon: Late in the Evening (Video short)
 1975 Shampoo
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Songwriter: Co-wrote "Red Rubber Ball" with Bruce Woodley of The Seekers. The song was recorded by The Cyrkle, who had a big it with it, as did The Seekers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 19 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

USA for Africa | Simon & Garfunkel | Simon and Garfunkel | Paul Kane | Jerry Landis | Paul Simon with Olodum | True Taylor | Tico | Troubled Waters


5' 2" (1.57 m)


Edie Brickell  (3 children) | See more »

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I think "Graceland" was remarkable in two different ways. One, it was a very interesting artistic leap that combined cultures in a way that was accessible and gave people great joy and insight into another country. It was very successful as a marriage of different cultures, which is not easy to do. The other thing is it provoked a really interesting political discussion, which really came down to... See more »


Has 4 children: son, Harper Simon (b. September 7, 1972) with ex-wife, Peggy Harper and son, Adrian Edward Simon (b. December 1992), daughter, Lulu Simon (b. April 1995) & son, Gabriel Elijah Simon (b. May 1998) with wife, Edie Brickell. See more »


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