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Sam Simon

Highest Rated:   83% Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Lowest Rated:   79% Shanghai Noon (2000)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
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 seven Emmys for his work with the series (he won another two for his work on The Tracey Ullman Show). After being diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2012, Simon dedicated much of his time and vast wealth to helping animals, including starting the Sam Simon Foundation, which rescued dogs and assisted with medical attention for animals. He died in 2015, at age 59.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
79% Shanghai Noon
  • Member of Chief's Entourage
2000
83% Beverly Hills Cop
  • Screenwriter
1984

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
85% The Simpsons
1989
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990
  • 1989
23% Anger Management
2012
  • Director
  • 2012
No Score Yet 60 Minutes
1992
  • Appearing
  • 2007
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
  • Director
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
0% The Michael Richards Show
2000
  • Director
  • 2000
79% Friends
1994-2004
  • Director
  • 1997
88% The George Carlin Show
1994-1995
  • Director
  • 1994
87% Cheers
1982-1993
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
  • 1982
No Score Yet Taxi
1978-1983
  • Producer
No Score Yet The Tracey Ullman Show
1987-1990
  • Executive Producer

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