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Sam Simon (I) (1955–2015)


Sam Simon was born on June 6, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Samuel Michael Simon. He was a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Tracey Ullman Show (1987) and Shanghai Noon (2000). He was married to Jami Ferrell and Jennifer Tilly. He died on March 8, 2015 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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The Simpsons Producer
(1989-2022)
(1987-1990)
Shanghai Noon Chief's Sidekick
(2000)
Taxi Producer
(1981-1983)

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 1989-2021 The Simpsons (TV Series) (executive producer - 695 episodes)
- Panic on the Streets of Springfield (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- Burger Kings (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- Uncut Femmes (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- Manger Things (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- Do Pizza Bots Dream of Electric Guitars (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
 2008-2009 Z Rock (TV Series) (consulting producer - 8 episodes)
- Z Will Rock You (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... (consulting producer)
 2009 Sam's Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1997-2004 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series) (consulting producer - 158 episodes)
- Still Life with Freeloader (2004) ... (consulting producer)
- Passion of the Wick (2004) ... (consulting producer)
- Finale (2004) ... (consulting producer)
- Love, Sri Lankan Style (2004) ... (consulting producer)
- Knot in the Mood (2004) ... (consulting producer)
 2001 House of Cards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Rock & Roll Back to School Special (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 2000 American Adventure (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1994-1995 The George Carlin Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- George Tells the Truth (1995) ... (executive producer)
- George Puts on a Happy Face (1994) ... (executive producer)
- George Does a Bad Thing (1994) ... (executive producer)
- George Really Does It This Time (1994) ... (executive producer)
- George Gets Caught in the Middle (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Sibs (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Naked and the Damned (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Bart Simpson: Deep Deep Trouble (Video short) (executive producer)
 1990 Bart Simpson: Do the Bartman (Video short) (executive producer)
 1990 The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1988-1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- Episode #4.23 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Arms Control (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Her First Grownup (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Who Is He? (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.19 (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1984-1985 Cheers (TV Series) (producer - 25 episodes)
- Rescue Me (1985) ... (producer)
- The Belles of St. Clete's (1985) ... (producer)
- The Bartender's Tale (1985) ... (producer)
- Cheerio, Cheers (1985) ... (producer)
- The Executive's Executioner (1985) ... (producer)
 1984 Shaping Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Baby Be Mine (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1982-1983 Taxi (TV Series) (producer - 24 episodes)
- Simka's Monthlies (1983) ... (producer)
- A Grand Gesture (1983) ... (producer)
- Jim's Mario's (1983) ... (producer)
- Tony's Baby (1983) ... (producer)
- Arnie Meets the Kids (1983) ... (producer)
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Alternate Names:

'Supervisin' Sam' Simon | Sam 'Sayonara' Simon | Scarifying Sam Simon | Slithering Sam Simon | Somewhat Shocking Sam Simon | Sort of Frightening Sam Simon | Sortirious Sam Simon | simonsam@twitTERROR | simonsam@twitTerror

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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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In late 2012, Sam Simon was diagnosed with terminal stage 4 colon cancer, which then metastasized to his kidneys, liver, brain and stomach. See more »

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Star Sign:

Gemini

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