Advertisements

Sam Simon, ‘The Simpsons’ Co-Creator, Dies at 59

samsi

 

 

Sam Simon, co-creator of The Simpsons has died after a long battle with colorectal cancer. He was 59.

Simon, who won nine Emmys for both The Simpsons and The Tracey Ullman Show, died on Sunday (Feb. 8) at his home in Los Angeles. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2012.

In 1989  Simon developed The Simpsons with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks. He left the show in 1993, but retained his title as an executive producer.

Simon was married to actress Jennifer Tilly from 1984-1991 and to Playboy Playmate Jami Ferrell from 2000-2003.

 

Advertisements

Posted on March 10, 2015, in ENTERTAINMENT NEWS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: