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Simon Wincer


Simon Wincer was born in 1943 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is a director and assistant director, known for Harlequin (1980), The Phantom (1996) and Lonesome Dove (1989). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Harlequin Director
(1980)
The Phantom Director
(1996)
Lonesome Dove Director
(1989)
Into the West Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2011 The Cup
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2008)
- Episode #1.2 (2008)
- Episode #1.1 (2008)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Manifest Destiny (2005)
 2004 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (Documentary)
 2003 The Sire (Short)
 2003 Monte Walsh (TV Movie)
 2001 Ponderosa (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Pilot: Part 2 (2001)
- Pilot: Part 1 (2001)
 2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (directed by)
 2001 Crossfire Trail (TV Movie)
 1999 P.T. Barnum (TV Movie)
 1997-1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Flash (1997)
 1998 The Echo of Thunder (TV Movie)
 1998 Escape: Human Cargo (TV Movie)
 1996 The Phantom
 1993 Free Willy (directed by)
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Return (1989)
- The Plains (1989)
- On the Trail (1989)
- Leaving (1989)
 1988 Bluegrass (TV Movie)
 1986 The Last Frontier (TV Movie)
 1986 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 D.A.R.Y.L. (directed by)
 1983 Phar Lap
 1980 Harlequin
 1977-1980 Young Ramsay (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Mujinda (1980)
- Young Buck (1980)
- Waltzing Matilda (1980)
- A Kid Is a Kid (1977)
 1979-1980 Prisoner (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #2.12 (1980)
- Episode #2.11 (1980)
- Episode #1.18 (1979)
- Episode #1.17 (1979)
 1980 The Franky Doyle Story (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1979 Bailey's Bird (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Search (1979)
- The Old Monk (1979)
- The Gift Horse (1979)
- Friend or Foe (1979)
 1979 Skyways (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Departures (1979)
- Arrivals (1979)
 1979 Cop Shop (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.112 (1979)
- Episode #1.111 (1979)
 1977-1978 Chopper Squad (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Farewell (1978)
- Psychotic Lady (1978)
- A Pride of Lions (1978)
- Pilot (1977)
 1976-1977 The Sullivans (TV Series) (42 episodes)
- January 4, 1941 (1977)
- January 3, 1941 (1977)
 1976 Tandarra (TV Mini Series) (7 episodes)
- Davey (1976)
- The Manly Art (1976)
- Plain Lizzy (1976)
 1976 The Lost Islands (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1976 The Haunting of Hewie Dowker (TV Movie)
 1976 The Box (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.76 (1976)
 1974-1976 Homicide (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Angel (1974)
 1971-1975 Matlock Police (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Eight Mile Al (1975)
- Priorities (1974)
- Loggerheads (1974)
- The Past Master (1974)
 1975 Cash and Company (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- The Intruders (1975)
- Dolly Mop (1975)
- Golden Girl (1975)
 1973-1974 Ryan (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Wild About Harry (1974)
- Way Back (1973)
 1972 Division 4 (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Room for Danger (1972) ... (film)
- A Bad Lot (1972) ... (film)
- When in Rome (1972) ... (film)
- Hide and Seek (1972) ... (film)
- Come the Revolution (1972) ... (film)
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[talking about his movie Monte Walsh (2003)]: "It's a story of clearly delineated characters, and you get to know and love these cowboys. You share their ups, their downs and the way they deal with their changing way of life. Also, this story is a bit richer in terms of the setting. This is a green Western, as opposed to a hot, dusty one. There is plenty of dust, but it's set in Wyoming with the ... See more »

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