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Sam Simon Net Worth:Samuel Michael "Sam" Simon (born June 6, 1955) is an American director, producer, writer, boxing manager and philanthropist. While at Stanford University, Simon worked as a newspaper cartoonist and after graduating became a storyboard artist at Filmation Studios. He submitted a spec script for the sitcom Taxi, which was produced, and later became the series' showrunner. Over the next few years, Simon wrote and produced for Cheers, It's Garry Shandling's Show and other programs, as well as writing the 1991 film The Super.In 1989 he developed the animated sitcom The Simpsons with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks. Simon assembled the show's first writing team, co-wrote eight episodes and has been credited with "developing [the show's] sensibility". Simon's relationship with Groening was strained and he left the show in 1993, negotiating a pay-off which sees him receive tens of millions of dollars from the show's revenue each year. The following year he co-created The George Carlin Show, before later working as a director on shows such as The Drew Carey Show. Simon has won nine Primetime Emmy Awards for his television work.Simon has since turned to fields outside television. He regularly appears on Howard Stern's radio shows, managed boxer Lamon Brewster and helped guide him to the World Boxing Organization Heavyweight Championship in 2004 and was a regular poker player and six-time in the money finisher at the World Series of Poker. Simon runs the Sam Simon Foundation, which rescues and trains stray dogs and funded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessel the MY Sam Simon, which was named after him. He has been married twice, including to the actress Jennifer Tilly, and is currently engaged. Following a profile of Simon on 60 Minutes in 2007, CBS writer Daniel Schorn wrote in an online article that Simon was "perhaps the Renaissance man of the baffling, uncertain age we live in."
|Birth date:||June 6, 1955, California, United States|
|Death date:||March 8, 2015, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Height:||5' 11" (1.8 m)|
|Profession:||Television producer, Screenwriter, Television Director, Storyboard Artist, Actor, Philanthropist, Professional Poker Player, Cartoonist, Manager|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Jami Ferrell (m. 2000–2003), Jennifer Tilly (m. 1984–1991)|
|Parents:||Arthur Simon, Joan Simon|
|Awards:||Writers Guild of America Award - Valentine Davies Award, 27 Primetime Awards, Peabody Award, 30 Annie Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Emmy Outstanding Animated Program award, Writers Guild of America AwardHollywood Walk of Fame|
|Nominations:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Comedy|
|Movies:||"The Simpsons", “Anger Management”, “The Simpsons Movie” (2007), “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids”|
|TV shows:||“Friends”, “The Michael Richards Show”, “The Norm Show”, “The Drew Carey Show”|