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Simon Cowell

Simon was born in London, England. His parents' names are Julie Cowell and Eric Cowell. Cowell 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 producing 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. He started judging The X Factor in 2011.

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Oct 7, 1959 In Lambeth, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-03-23

Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The X Factor
Poster of The X Factor UK
Poster of American Idol
The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
The X Factor Self - Judge 80 episodes, 2011-2013 2011-09-01
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Piers Morgan's Life Stories Unknown 2009-02-22
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Australia's Got Talent Unknown 2007-02-18
Britain's Got Talent Self - Judge / ... 223 episodes, 2007-2020 2007-06-09
Britain's Got More Talent Self / ... 108 episodes, 2007-2019 2007-06-09
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
America's Got Talent Unknown 2006-06-21
The X Factor Unknown 2005-02-06
The Girls Next Door Unknown 2005-08-07
The X Factor UK Self - Judge / ... 352 episodes, 2004-2020 2004-09-04
Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
American Idol Self - Judge / ... 358 episodes, 2002-2016 2002-06-11
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
ABC News Nightline Unknown 1980-03-24
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11