David Simon (II)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999) | The Wire (2002-2008) | Treme (2010-2013)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 22 nominations More »
BORN 
May 13, 1960 (age 57)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (11 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The DeuceThe Deuce (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 8 episodes, 2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 8
    • My Name Is Ruby (Oct 29, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Au Reservoir (Oct 22, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (story by)  Less
    • Why Me? (Oct 15, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Show Me a HeroShow Me a Hero (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 6 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer (story by) ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 30, 2015) Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Aug 30, 2015) Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Aug 23, 2015) Executive Producer, Writer (story by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for TremeTreme (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 38 episodes, 2010–2013 ) , Writer (created by) ( 36 episodes, 2010–2013 ) , Writer (story) ( 12 episodes, 2010–2012 ) , Writer ( 7 episodes, 2010–2013 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 3 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010–2013 38
    • ... To Miss New Orleans (Dec 29, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Sunset on Louisianne (Dec 22, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Dippermouth Blues (Dec 15, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Treme Musical Performances: From the Corner to the BlockTreme Musical Performances: From the Corner to the Block (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Generation KillGeneration Kill (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 2008 ) , Writer (story) ( 6 episodes, 2008 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 2 episodes, 2008 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 7
    • Bomb in the Garden (Aug 24, 2008) Executive Producer, Writer (story), Writer (teleplay)  Less
    • Stay Frosty (Aug 17, 2008) Executive Producer, Writer (story)  Less
    • A Burning Dog (Aug 10, 2008) Executive Producer, Writer (story)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 60 episodes, 2002–2008 ) , Executive Producer ( 52 episodes, 2002–2008 ) , Writer (story by) ( 50 episodes, 2002–2008 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 20 episodes, 2002–2008 ) , Sun Staff Member / Reporter ( 2 episodes, 2003–2008 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002–2008 60
    • -30- (Mar 9, 2008) Sun Staff Member (uncredited), Writer (created by), Writer (story by), Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • Late Editions (Mar 2, 2008) Writer (created by), Writer (story by)  Less
    • Clarifications (Feb 24, 2008) Writer (created by), Writer (story by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Wire: The ChroniclesThe Wire: The Chronicles (TV Series) Writer (characters)  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for The Wire: It's All ConnectedThe Wire: It's All Connected (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The CornerThe Corner (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 6 episodes, 2000 ) , Writer (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood") ( 6 episodes, 2000 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 2000 ) , Officer ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 6
    • Everyman's Blues (May 21, 2000) Executive Producer, Writer (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood"), Writer  Less
    • Corner Boy Blues (May 14, 2000) Executive Producer, Writer (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood"), Writer  Less
    • Dope Fiend Blues (May 7, 2000) Officer (uncredited), Executive Producer, Writer (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood"), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Writer (based upon the book by) ( 122 episodes, 1993–1999 ) , Producer ( 45 episodes, 1997–1999 ) , Story Editor ( 22 episodes, 1996–1997 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 7 episodes, 1994–1997 ) , Writer (staff writer) ( 7 episodes, 1996 ) , Writer (story by) ( 5 episodes, 1998–1999 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 1998–1999 ) , Suspect ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1993–1999 122
    • Forgive Us Our Trespasses (May 21, 1999) Producer, Writer (based upon the book by)  Less
    • The Why Chromosome (May 14, 1999) Producer, Writer (based upon the book by)  Less
    • Lines of Fire (May 7, 1999) Producer, Writer (based upon the book by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
Self (25 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Drunk HistoryDrunk History (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Men in Blazers ShowThe Men in Blazers Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself - Creator, Show Me a Hero ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Episode #4.193 (Aug 13, 2015) Himself - Creator, Show Me a Hero  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Big Interview with Dan RatherThe Big Interview with Dan Rather (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Shadows of LibertyShadows of Liberty Himself  Less 2012 £1.5MM
  • Primary photo for How to Make Money Selling DrugsHow to Make Money Selling Drugs Himself  Less 2012 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The House I Live InThe House I Live In Himself, journalist  Less 2012 $211K / —
  • Primary photo for Real Time with Bill MaherReal Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2009–2012 )  Less 2009–2012
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for America in PrimetimeAmerica in Primetime (TV Series) Himself - Creator, The Wire ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • The Crusader (Nov 20, 2011) Himself - Creator, The Wire  Less
  • Primary photo for On StoryOn Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Drama (May 21, 2011) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 2008–2010 )  Less 2008–2010
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Bill Moyers' JournalBill Moyers' Journal (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Life in the GameLife in the Game (Video) Himself  Less 2009 $50K
  • Primary photo for Making 'Generation Kill'Making 'Generation Kill' (TV Short) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Wire: The Last WordThe Wire: The Last Word (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Wire OdysseyThe Wire Odyssey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Tapping the WireTapping the Wire (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Movie  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street'Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Moyers & CompanyMoyers & Company (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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