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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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 1989-2022 The Simpsons (TV Series) (executive producer - 709 episodes)
- The Longest Marge (2022) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- A Made Maggie (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- Mothers and Other Strangers (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- Portrait of a Lackey on Fire (2021) ... (executive producer - credit only)
- A Serious Flanders: Part 2 (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 (Music Video) (executive producer)
 1990 Bart Simpson: Do the Bartman (Music Video) (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

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Jami Ferrell  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

He was still credited as executive producer on The Simpsons (1989), despite not having worked on the show since 1993. He estimated his severance deal earned him around $10 million a year. See more »

Nickname:

Simple

Star Sign:

Gemini

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