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Sam Simon Biography

  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Executive Producer
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

TV writer and producer Sam Simon is perhaps best known as one of the original creators of the landmark animated series The Simpsons. A veteran of the writer's room, Simon began his career writing and producing shows like Cheers, Taxi, and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. When The Simpsons debuted in 1989, the show proved to be a huge success, but even as he continued writing and producing the series, Simon continued to take on new projects. He wrote, produced, and even directed the The George Carlin Show and The Drew Carey Show, but The Simpsons would remain important in Simon's career, and he would eventually take home eight Emmys for his work with the series. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi

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