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Simon West Net Worth

Simon West Net Worth is
$15 Million

Simon West Biography

Simon West Net Value: Simon West can be an English film director who includes a net worthy of of $15 million dollars. Simon West was created in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England in 1961. He became a film editor for the BBC in London in 1981 and proved helpful there for four years. He has produced commercials for Budweiser, McDonald’s, AT&T, Ford, Sprite, and Miller Beer. As a maker West was also the executive maker on Dark Hawk Down, Purple Mountain, and for 13 episodes of it series Keen Eddie. West directed music movies for Mel and Kim and Rick Astley. He gained awards for commercials for Small Caesar’s. At the BBC he gained awards from the British Academy of Film and Tv Arts for the documentary series Strangeways Prison and the drama Bleak Home. One of is own most well-known commercials aired through the Super Bowl for Pepsi and highlighted a boy sucking himself right into a Pepsi bottle. Simon wedded Amadea West in 1995. He in addition has directed The General’s Girl, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Whenever a Stranger Phone calls, The Mechanic, The Expendables 2, and Stolen. He signed with Limelight London to immediate commercials and music movies. The initial film West directed was Con Surroundings in 1997.


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameSimon West
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1961
ProfessionTelevision producer, Film producer, Music Video Director, Film Editor
SpouseAmadea West
MoviesCon Air, The General's Daughter, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, When a Stranger Calls, The Mechanic, The Expendables 2, Stolen, Wild Card, Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn, Red Sonja, Stratton: First into Action, Thunder Run, Split Decision, The Man, Purple Mountain


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
2 "Black Hawk Down" (2001) was originally the idea of West who urged producer Jerry Bruckheimer to obtain the rights of the book with a view to directing it himself. However, West abandoned the project to direct "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001). Ridley Scott then directed "Black Hawk Down" (2001).
3 Each of his first two films starred one of the leads of Face/Off (1997): Nicolas Cage in Con Air (1997) and John Travolta in The General's Daughter (1999).
4 Before Simon West started his feature film directorial career with Con Air (1997), he directed TV commercials, such as the Budweiser advert with the dancing ants.


Quotes

#Quote
1 Making a film is like trying to pass a handful of water between a thousand people. By the time the last person receives it you are lucky if there is still one drop left of the original idea.


Pictures

All Simon West pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Yoga Award Yoga Awards Worst Foreign Film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
2000 SFFCC Award Santa Fe Film Critics Circle Awards Worst Movie The General's Daughter (1999)


Filmography

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Salty 2017 producer post-production
The Saint 2016 TV Movie executive producer
Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn 2015 producer
Billy the Kid 2015 Short executive producer
The Cape 2011 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Human Target 2010 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Revolution 2009 TV Movie executive producer
The Man 2007 TV Movie executive producer
Close to Home 2005 TV Series executive producer
Keen Eddie 2003-2004 TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Harry Green and Eugene 2004 TV Series executive producer
Black Hawk Down 2001 executive producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
War Wolf 2017 pre-production
Salty 2017 post-production
Stratton 2017 completed
The Saint 2016 TV Movie
Wild Card 2015
Stolen 2012
The Expendables 2 2012
The Mechanic 2011
The Cape 2011 TV Series 1 episode
Human Target 2010 TV Series 1 episode
The Man 2007 TV Movie
Split Decision 2006 TV Movie
When a Stranger Calls 2006
Close to Home 2005 TV Series 1 episode
Keen Eddie 2003 TV Series 2 episodes
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2001
The General's Daughter 1999
Con Air 1997

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mechanic 2011 Dean's Impaled Henchman (uncredited)

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2001 adaptation

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Script of 'Wild Card' 2015 Video documentary short Himself
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself - Director
Stolen: Behind the Scenes 2013 Video short Himself
Stolen: Cast and Crew Interviews 2013 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of 'Stolen' 2013 Video documentary short Himself
Big Guns, Bigger Heroes: The 1980's and the Rise of the Action Film 2012 Video documentary short Himself
Gods of War: Assembling Earth's Mightiest Anti-Heroes 2012 Video documentary short Himself
Tools of the Trade: Inside the Action of 'The Mechanic' 2011 Video short Himself
The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Crafting 'Lara Croft' 2001 Video short Himself
Digging Into 'Tomb Raider' 2001 Video documentary short Himself
The Stunts of 'Tomb Raider' 2001 Video short Himself
Conversations with Jerry Bruckheimer 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Tomb Raider Live 2000 Video Himself
The General's Daughter: Behind the Secrets 1999 Video documentary short Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
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