Simon Cowell Overview

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Born: October 07, 1959

Before you knew Simon Cowell as the harsh, matter-of-fact judge on multiple hit TV shows, he was already a critical child — giving criticism for the first time at the age of four. He recounts this in his book: I Don't Mean to Be Rude, But..., about the time he bluntly told his mother Julie Cowell, a ballet dancer, that she looked like a poodle wearing her white, fuzzy pillbox hat. Simon was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire by his mother and father Eric Selig... See All


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