David Simon

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 56
David Judah Simon is an American author, journalist, and television writer and producer best known for his work on The Wire. He worked for the Baltimore Sun City Desk for twelve years (1982–95), wrote Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991), and co-wrote The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997) with Ed Burns. read more

David Judah Simon is an American author, journalist, and television writer and producer best known for his work on The Wire. He worked for the Baltimore Sun City Desk for twelve years (1982–95), wrote Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991), and co-wrote The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997) with Ed Burns. The former book was the basis for the NBC series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–99), on which Simon served as a writer and producer. Simon adapted the latter book into the HBO mini-series The Corner (2000).

Born

Friday, 13 May 1960

Actor Filmography

Ugly Delicious Himself 2018
You Are Wanted Nachbar Maik 2017
The Men in Blazers Show Himself - Guest 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self 2014
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Self 2013
Drunk History Self 2013
Heroin King of Baltimore: The Rise and Fall of Melvin Williams Himself 2013
The House I Live In Himself, journalist 2012
How To Make Money Selling Drugs Himself 2012
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Ugly Delicious Himself 2018
You Are Wanted Nachbar Maik 2017
The Men in Blazers Show Himself - Guest 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self 2014
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Self 2013
Drunk History Self 2013
Heroin King of Baltimore: The Rise and Fall of Melvin Williams Himself 2013
The House I Live In Himself, journalist 2012
How To Make Money Selling Drugs Himself 2012
Shadows of Liberty Himself 2012
Moyers & Company Himself (archive footage) 2012
CBS This Morning Himself - Creator, Show Me a Hero 1992
America in Primetime Himself - Creator, The Wire 2011
On Story Self 2011
Treme Himself - The Revivalists 2010
Intercourse with a Vampire Tracy's Father 2009
The Wire: The Last Word Himself 2007
The Wire Odyssey Himself 2007
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest, Himself 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003
The Wire Reporter, Sun Staff Member 2002
Homicide: Life on the Street Suspect 1993

Producer Filmography

2014 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2014 Emmy Outstanding Miniseries Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Miniseries Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Nominated
2005 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Nominated
2000 Emmy Outstanding Miniseries Won
2000 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Movie Won
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