Simon Cowell

BirthDay:

07 Oct 1959

BirthPlace:

Lambeth, London, England, UK

BirthName:

Simon Phillip Cowell

Bio:

Simon Cowell was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is the son of Julie Cowell (née Josie Dalglish), a ballet dancer, and Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, a music industry executive. Simon started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music Publishing. He worked as a record producer, talent scout and consultant within the music industry before becoming a judge on the hit British TV show Pop Idol and its U.S. counterpart, American Idol. Cowell's scathing comments were famous during his 10 seasons as a judge on American Idol.
Filmography

Actor ( 116 credits )

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) Himself
Too Much TV (2016)  Himself - Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (archi
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2015)
McKenna (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
The Drunken Peasants (2014)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2016)
Good Morning Britain (2014)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2016)
From the Bottom to the Top (2013) Himself
One Chance (2013) Himself (uncredited)
One Direction: This Is Us (2013) Himself (uncredited)
The Arsenio Hall Show (2013)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
The Big Interview with Dan Rather (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Ok! TV (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
One Direction: All for One (2012) Himself
The Talent Show Story (2012)  Himself (5 episodes, 2012)
Oprah Presents: Master Class (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Piers Morgan Tonight (2011)  Himself (3 episodes, 2011)
CNBC Meets with Tania Bryer (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
The X Factor Digital Experience (2011)  Himself
The X Factor (2011)  Himself - Judge (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
The Jonathan Ross Show (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Stu Plus Who? (2010) Himself
Conan (2010)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Daybreak (2010)  Himself (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
The Jay Leno Show (2009)  Himself (3 episodes, 2010)
Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2009)  Himself (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Live from Studio Five (2009)  Himself (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
Queens of British Pop (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
The Wendy Williams Show (2008)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
CQC - Custe o Que Custar (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Root of All Evil (2008)  Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 2008)
Argumental (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
X Factor (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
TMZ on TV (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Xposé (2007)  Himself (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Britain's Got Talent (2007)  Himself - Judge / ... (123 episodes, 2007-2014)
5 Second Movies (2007)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2010)
Britain's Got More Talent (2007)  Himself (89 episodes, 2007-2014)
What Perez Sez (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
American Idol Extra (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Wogan Now & Then (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Rachael Ray (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
American Idol Rewind (2006)  Himself - Judge / ... (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ashens (2006)  Himself - Judge (archive footage) (1 episode, 2007)
George Michael: A Different Story (2005) Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
The X Factor (2005)  Himself - Creator & The X Factor Judge (1 episode, 201
The Hour (2005)  Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 2010)
Infanity (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
The Girls Next Door (2005)  Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) (1 episode, 200
The Apprentice (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
The X Factor (2004)  Himself - Judge / ... (204 episodes, 2004-2013)
The Xtra Factor (2004)  Himself (136 episodes, 2004-2011)
The Paul O'Grady Show (2004)  Himself (3 episodes, 2004-2009)
The Tony Danza Show (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Idol (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Scary Movie 3 (2003) Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself (7 episodes, 2004-2013)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Himself / ... (10 episodes, 2005-2014)
Punk'd (2003)  Himself (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
American Juniors (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Anderson Cooper 360° (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
The Sharon Osbourne Show (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Tabloid Tales (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Banzai (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Top Gear (2002)  Himself (4 episodes, 2003-2010)
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002)  Himself (7 episodes, 2003-2014)
Today with Des and Mel (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
American Idol (2002)  Himself - Judge / ... (314 episodes, 2002-2010)
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Richard & Judy (2001)  Himself (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
The Wayne Brady Show (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Pop Idol (2001)  Himself - Judge / ... (27 episodes, 2001-2003)
Bring It On (2001)  Himself - BMG Records (1 episode, 2001)
Pop Idol Extra (2001)  Himself (unknown episodes)
Cribs (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
The Wright Stuff (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Breakfast (2000)  Himself (archive footage) (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Family Guy (1999)  Simon Cowell (2 episodes, 2007)
Hollywood Squares (1998)  Himself - Center Square (5 episodes, 2003)
Total Request Live (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
So Graham Norton (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Top Ten (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Access Hollywood (1996)  Himself (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
The O'Reilly Factor (1996)  Himself - American Idol Judge / ... (4 episodes, 2008)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
E! True Hollywood Story (1996)  Himself (4 episodes, 2003-2007)
MADtv (1995)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The Frank Skinner Show (1995)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Extra (1994)  Himself (2 episodes, 2008-2014)
Howard Stern (1994)  Himself (5 episodes, 2002-2004)
GMTV (1993)  Himself (4 episodes, 2004-2006)
Quelli che... il calcio (1993)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Himself (3 episodes, 2003-2005)
E! News (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Simpsons (1989)  Henry / ... (2 episodes, 2004-2010)
Sale of the Century (1989)  Himself - Contestant (1989) (uncredited) (unknown epis
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself / ... (6 episodes, 2005-2008)
This Morning (1988)  Himself (12 episodes, 1999-2014)
Inside Edition (1988)  Himself (2 episodes, 2006-2013)
Biography (1987)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986)  Himself (6 episodes, 2003-2011)
Larry King Live (1985)  Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2010)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Himself (20 episodes, 2007-2010)
ABC News Nightline (1980)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Children in Need (1980)  Himself (4 episodes, 2003-2007)
The Barbara Walters Summer Special (1976)  Himself (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 2004)
HBO Boxing (1973)  Himself - Audinece Member (1 episode, 2008)
Parkinson (1971)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
60 Minutes (1968)  Himself - Judge, American Idol (segment "Simon Cowell"
Today (1952)  Himself (3 episodes, 2002-2011)

Producer ( 9 credits )

The Fifth Beatle (2016) producer
One Chance (2013) producer
One Direction: This Is Us (2013) producer
The X Factor Digital Experience (2011) executive producer
America's Got Talent (2006) executive producer (85 episodes, 2006-2014)
Celebrity Duets (2006) executive producer (9 episodes, 2006)
American Inventor (2006) executive producer / producer (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
Cupid (2003) executive producer (11 episodes, 2003)
Untitled Betty Boop Feature Film (0) producer

Writer ( 9 credits )

The X Factor Digital Experience (2011)
X Factor (2010) (creator) (unknown episodes)
X Factor (2010) (31 episodes, 2010-2012)
X Factor (2008) (13 episodes, 2008)
X Factor (2008) (42 episodes, 2008-2014)
Australia's Got Talent (2007) (creator) (unknown episodes)
Britain's Got Talent (2007) (creator) (3 episodes, 2007)
Talent (2007) (creator) (unknown episodes)
America's Got Talent (2006) (creator) (37 episodes, 2006-2013)

Director ( 1 credit )

Untitled Betty Boop Feature Film (0) (musical numbers directed by)