‘The Simpsons’ Sam Simon Tapped for Writers Guild Honor

‘The Simpsons’ Sam Simon Tapped for Writers Guild Honor
The Writers Guild of America West has named “The Simpsons” co-developer Sam Simon as its 2014 Valentine Davies Award honoree in recognition of his humanitarian efforts and community service on behalf of writers.

It’s the second WGA honor for Simon in recent weeks. He received the WGA West’s Animation Writers Caucus animation writing award earlier this month as a lifetime achievement honor recognizing his contributions to the craft of animation writing.

Simon will be honored for the Davies trophy at the WGA West’s West Coast awards ceremony on Feb. 1 at the Jw Marriott Los Angeles.

“The work of Sam Simon’s life has entertained and humbled us, in equal measure,” said WGA West president Christopher Keyser. “And while this Guild has often honored his wit and skill, today we honor his generosity and love – his understanding that we are, in the end, all caretakers of each other. Sam
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