Sam Simon, 'Simpsons' producer and philanthropist, dies at 59

March 11, 2015 11:20 AM

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Sam Simon, 'Simpsons' producer and philanthropist, dies at 59

(The Hollywood Reporter)Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer and producer who helped develop "The Simpsons," made millions after leaving the show in 1993 and then donated his riches to charity, has died, his foundation announced on Facebook. He was 59.

Simon was diagnosed in February 2013 with terminal colon cancer. Yet through it all, he tried to remain upbeat and keep his sense of humor.

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