|Born||Robert Bruce Simonds, Jr.
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
|Other names||Bob Simonds|
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Known for||Cheaper by the Dozen, Big Daddy, The Wedding Singer|
|Spouse(s)||Anne Oughton Biondi (m. 1999–)|
Robert Bruce Simonds, Jr. (born 1964) is an American film producer and the Chairman and CEO of movie studio STX Entertainment. His over thirty Hollywood studio movies have generated well in excess of $6 billion in worldwide revenue, including Cheaper by the Dozen and The Pink Panther with Steve Martin, Big Daddy and The Waterboy with Adam Sandler, and This Means War with Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon and Tom Hardy. Simonds has also produced a number of highly-profitable cult films, including The Wedding Singer, Joe Dirt, Half Baked, and Happy Gilmore. To this extent, throughout his hands-on producing career Simonds had the single best studio track record for profitability on his films.
Simonds was born in Phoenix, Arizona, the son of Robert Bruce Simonds, Sr., a businessman. He is a member of the Blue Ribbon Committee of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, a former member of the Board of Advisors of the Yale School of Management, a member of the Board of Directors of Nuverra Environmental Solutions (fka the Heckmann Corporation), and a member of the National Academy of Sciences Water Science & Technology Board. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale with a degree in philosophy. He and his wife Anne live in Los Angeles with their son and four daughters.
|State of Affairs||Drama||NBC||2014 -|
- Robert Simonds at the Internet Movie Database
- Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Blue Ribbon Committee
- Nuverra Environmental Solutions Board of Directors
- Q&A With William McGlashan and Robert Simonds Worth August/September 2014
- National Academy of Sciences Water Sciences & Technology Board Members