David Simon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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David Simon (David Judah Simon)

Last Updated: 27 Mar, 2024 | Views: 221

Age: 64

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Journalist, Producer, Screen Writer

Famous For: His Work On The Wire (2002–08)

Higher Education: Graduated

David Simon Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
09 Feb, 1960 (64 Years 03 Months 11 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
District Of Columbia

Birth Sign



David Simon Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
David Simon was born on February 9, 1960. He is an American author, screenwriter, journalist, and producer. Furthermore, he is known for his work on The Wire (2002-08). A former reporter for The Baltimore Sun City Desk, he has written Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991) and A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997). Simon wrote and produced Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-99), based on the former book. Simon adapted the latter book into the HBO miniseries The Corner (2000).
David Simon Career:
• His HBO television series The Wire (2002–2008) was created, produced, written, and directed by him. In addition, he developed Generation Kill into a television miniseries and served as its showrunner.
• His achievements include being named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010 and an Utne Reader visionary in 2011. In addition, the HBO drama Treme, created by Simon with Eric Overmyer, aired for four seasons on HBO.
• David Simon and George Pelecanos wrote We Own This City, with Reinaldo Marcus Green directing. The HBO series premiered on April 25, 2022.
• David Simon was a union captain during the 1987 strike over benefit cuts among the writing staff. Following the strike, he felt uncomfortable in the writing room due to his anger. To justify his absence, he decided to write a novel as a justification.
David Simon Unknown Facts:
David Simon's storytelling is known for its authenticity and attention to detail. He often blurs the line between fiction and reality by including real-life characters and experiences. As a result, his work is immersive and thought-provoking because of his dedication to accuracy.
David Simon’s innovative and socially conscious storytelling has left a lasting impression on television. Intricate storytelling, complex characters, and nuanced exploration of social issues make "The Wire" one of the best television shows of all time. His work has inspired new television dramas, emphasizing realism, depth, and social commentary.

David Simon Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 180 cm
In Meters 1.80 m
In Feet & Inches 5'11"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 84 kg
In Pounds 185 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

David Simon Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Bernard Simon

Mother's Name
Dorothy Simon

Kayle Tucker, Laura Lippman

Gary Simon

Linda Evans

Ethan Simon

Georgia Ray Simon

David Simon Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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