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Name: Simon Cowell                                                                 
Born: October 7, 1959 Brighton, East Sussex, England                               
Simon Cowell is an English artist-and-repertoire ("A&R") executive and             
television personality/producer, best known as a judge on such TV shows as Pop     
Idol, The X Factor, American Idol and Britain's Got Talent. He is also the owner   
of the television production and music publishing house Syco.                       
Cowell is notorious for his unsparingly blunt and often controversial criticisms,   
insults, and wisecracks about contestants and their singing abilities, or lack     
thereof. He is often parodied in pop culture. He is known for combining             
activities in the television and music industries, having promoted singles and     
records for various artists, including television personalities.                   
Cowell has been the producer and the creative force of many media, most notably     
Pop Idol and its international offspring. His success since the millennium has     
brought him worldwide fame and a greatly increased monetary fortune.