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David Simon

Writer and Producer, 'The Plot Against America'

David Simon is an American author, journalist, television writer, and producer best known for his work on ‘The Wire’ (2002–08) where he was the creator, executive producer, head writer, and showrunner for all five seasons of the HBO TV-series. Simon and frequent collaborator George Pelecanos reunited to create the original series ‘The Deuce’. The drama about the New York porn industry in the 1970s and 80s stars Maggie Gyllenhaal and co-producer James Franco and aired from 2017 to 2019.

Simon’s latest series ‘The Plot Against America’ debuted in 2020.  Premiering March 16, the six-episode HBO miniseries shows a “dry run of American fascism” through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey.

David Simon is the Creator of The Plot Against America.

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