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Ever thought about how many famous people named Simon are out there? This list of celebrities named Simon will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Simons below include actors named Simon and athletes named Simon, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Simon who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Simons below include Simon Cowell, Simon Mignolet, and Simon Pegg.
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Simon Cowell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Record producer, Businessperson, Television producer

Age: 59

Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

Simon Phillip Cowell (; born 7 October 1959) is an English television music and talent show judge, businessman, A&R executive, talent manager, television producer, and entrepreneur. He has ...more

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Simon Mignolet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Footballer

Age: 30

Birthplace: Sint-Truiden, Belgium

Simon Luc Hildebert Mignolet (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsimɔn ˈmiɲɔˌlɛː], French: [simɔ̃ miɲɔlɛ]; born 6 March 1988) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Belgian club ...more

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Simon Pegg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 49

Birthplace: Brockworth, United Kingdom

Simon John Pegg (né Beckingham; born 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. Pegg came to public prominence in Britain as the co-creator of the ...more

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Simon Baker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Television director, Television producer, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Launceston, Australia

Simon Lucas Baker (born 30 July 1969) is an Australian actor and director. In his television acting career, he is known for his lead roles in the CBS television series The Mentalist (as Patrick ...more

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Simon Le Bon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Musician, Lyricist, Singer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Bushey, United Kingdom

Simon John Charles Le Bon (born 27 October 1958) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the band Duran Duran and its offshoot, ...more

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Simon Helberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Comedian, Pianist, Television producer

Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Simon Maxwell Helberg (born December 9, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for playing Howard Wolowitz in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019), for which he ...more

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Simon Gagné is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 38

Birthplace: Sainte-Foy, Quebec City, Quebec City, Canada

Simon Gagné (French pronunciation: ​[simɔ̃ ɡaɲe]; born February 29, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay ...more

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Simon Patterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Simon Patterson

Age: 37

Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom

Simon Patterson is a British trance DJ and producer from London.

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Simon Rex is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Pornographic actor, Rapper, Comedian

Age: 44

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Simon Rex Cutright (born July 20, 1974), also known as Dirt Nasty, is an American actor, rapper, comedian, and model. Rising to fame as an MTV VJ, Rex later became an actor known for What I Like ...more

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Simón Bolí... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Politician, Soldier

Age: Dec. at 47 (1783-1830)

Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco (24 July 1783 – 17 December 1830), generally known as Simón Bolívar ...more

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Simon Callow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Theatre Director, Musician, Author

Age: 69

Birthplace: England, London

Simon Phillip Hugh Callow (born 15 June 1949) is an English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director.

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Simon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Record producer, Musician, Drummer

Age: 62

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Simon Phillips may refer to: Simon Phillips (drummer) (born 1957), English jazz, pop and rock drummer and producer Simon Phillips (actor) (born 1980), British actor and film producer Simon ...more

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Simon Amstell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Gants Hill, London, United Kingdom

Simon Marc Amstell (born 29 November 1979) is an English comedian and writer and director of the films Carnage and Benjamin.

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Simon Bolivar Buckner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Soldier

Age: Dec. at 91 (1823-1914)

Birthplace: Kentucky, Hart County, Munfordville, United States of America, United States, + more

Simon Bolivar Buckner ( SY-mən BOL-i-vər BUK-nər; April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914) was an American soldier and politician who fought in the United States Army in the Mexican–American War and in ...more
Simon Kirke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Drummer

Age: 69

Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

Simon Frederick St George Kirke (born 28 July 1949) is an English rock drummer best known as a member of Free and Bad Company, the latter of which he has been the only continuous member since ...more
Simon MacCorkindale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 58 (1952-2010)

Birthplace: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England

Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale (12 February 1952 – 14 October 2010) was a British actor, film director, writer and producer. He spent much of his childhood moving around due to his father ...more

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Simon West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Television producer, Film Producer, Film Editor

Age: 58

Birthplace: East of England, Eurasia, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, + more

Simon West (born 17 July 1961) is an English film director and producer best known for directing blockbuster action films like Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and The Expendables 2.
Simon Ammann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Ski jumper, Athlete

Age: 37

Birthplace: Grabs, Switzerland

Simon "Simi" Ammann (; born 25 June 1981) is a Swiss ski jumper. He is one of the most successful athletes in the history of the sport, having won four individual Winter Olympic gold ...more

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Simon Russell Beale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Historian, Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia

Sir Simon Russell Beale, CBE (born 12 January 1961) is an English actor, author and music historian. Beale has been described by The Independent as "the greatest stage actor of his ...more
Simon Groom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Presenter

Age: 68

Birthplace: Derby, United Kingdom

Simon Groom (born 12 August 1950) is a British producer and director. He was a presenter of Blue Peter from 1978 to 1986.
Simon Barere is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Pianist

Age: Dec. at 55 (1896-1951)

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine

Simon Barere (Russian: Симон Барер; 1 September [O.S. 20 August] 1896 – 2 April 1951) was a Russian pianist. His surname Барер is transliterated Barer, but as an adult he adopted the spelling ...more
Simon Eder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Military Officer, Athlete, Biathlete

Age: 35

Birthplace: Zell am See, Austria

Simon Eder (born 23 February 1983) is an Austrian biathlete.

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Simon Monjack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: Dec. at 40 (1970-2010)

Birthplace: Hillingdon, United Kingdom

Simon Mark Monjack (9 March 1970 – 23 May 2010) was an English screenwriter, film director, film producer and make-up artist. He was the husband of American actress Brittany Murphy.
Simon Wincer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 76

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, New South Wales, Oceania, Australasia, Sydney, + more

Simon Wincer (born 1943 in Sydney) is an Australian director and producer of film and television. He attended Cranbrook School, Sydney from 1950 to 1961. On leaving school he worked as a ...more
Simon Rhee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Simon
Stunt Performer, Stunt Coordinator, Actor

Age: 61

Birthplace: San Jose, USA, California

Simon Rhee is a stunt performer and actor.

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