Birth Date: May 27th, 1966 - Battersea, London, England, UK

Simon John Blackwell (born 27 May 1966) is an Oscar- and twice Emmy-nominated British comedy writer and producer. He is best known for his work on The Thick of It, In The Loop and Veep, and for his collaborations with Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain on Peep Show, Four Lions and The Old Guys.