David Simon

1960 - Today

David Simon

David Judah Simon (born February 9, 1960) is an American author, journalist, and television writer and producer best known for his work on The Wire (2002–08). He worked for the Baltimore Sun City Desk for twelve years (1982–95), wrote Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991), and co-wrote The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997) with Ed Burns. The former book was the basis for the NBC series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–99), on which Simon served as a writer and producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Simon has received more than 1,660,533 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,762nd most popular writer.

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  • 32.57

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, David Simon ranks 4,754 out of 4,883Before him are Vin Scully, Alexey Dreev, Walter Jon Williams, Prvoslav Vujcic, Vittorio Arrigoni, and Ali Smith. After him are Laurent Gaudé, Matthew Weiner, William Kamkwamba, Seth Meyers, Peter Morgan, and Jonathan Lethem.

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Among people born in 1960, David Simon ranks 460Before him are Valerie Bertinelli, Jiang Yi-huah, Yasushi Yoshida, Steve Cram, Prvoslav Vujcic, and Packie Bonner. After him are Matt K. Miller, Brendan O'Brien, Roma Downey, William A. Dembski, Jonathan Ross, and Philippe Omnès.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Simon ranks 9,859 out of 12,171Before him are G. David Low (1956), Hattie Wyatt Caraway (1878), David C. Hilmers (1950), Pat Quinn (1948), Wendell Ford (1924), and Grace Gummer (1986). After him are Matt K. Miller (1960), Natasha Gregson Wagner (1970), Mario Runco Jr. (1952), Megyn Kelly (1970), Stacy Keibler (1979), and Randy Travis (1959).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, David Simon ranks 694Before him are Robert B. Spencer (1962), Alex Hirsch (1985), Melissa Rosenberg (1962), Carl Hiaasen (1953), Al Jean (1961), and Charles Krauthammer (1950). After him are Matthew Weiner (1965), Seth Meyers (1973), Jonathan Lethem (1964), Ed Bradley (1941), Nicole Krauss (1974), and Geoff Johns (1973).