Paul Simon

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Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair's songs, including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge Over Troubled Water". The duo split up in 1970 at the height of their popularity, and Simon began a successful solo career as a guitarist and singer-songwriter, recording three highly acclaimed albums over the next five years. In 1986, he released Graceland, an album inspired by South African township music. Simon also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998) with the poet Derek Walcott.

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Age: 73
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Graceland

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Filmography

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2014 Henry & Me Thurmon Munson
2011 Portlandia Paul Simon
2008 The Great Buck Howard Grateful Old Performer
1996 Millennium John Dryden
1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme Simple Simon
1986 Paul Simon: You Can Call Me Al -
1980 One Trick Pony Jonah
1978 All You Need Is Cash Paul Simon - Interviewee
1977 Annie Hall Tony Lacey
2008 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg Deluxe Set -
2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie -

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I don`t think that Simon and Garfunkel as a live act compares to Simon and Garfunkel as a studio act.

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Nominated for 11 Awards | Won 7

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