Robert Simonds

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Robert Simonds
Born Robert Bruce Simonds, Jr.
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Bob Simonds
Alma mater Yale University
Occupation Film Producer
Years active 1990–present
Known for Cheaper by the Dozen, Big Daddy, The Wedding Singer
Spouse(s) Anne Oughton Biondi (m. 1999–)[1]

Robert Bruce Simonds, Jr. (born 1964) is an American film producer and the Chairman and CEO of movie studio STX Entertainment.[2] His over thirty Hollywood studio movies have generated well in excess of $6 billion in worldwide revenue,[3] 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.[4] Simonds has also produced a number of highly-profitable cult films, including The Wedding Singer, Joe Dirt, Half Baked, and Happy Gilmore.[3] To this extent, throughout his hands-on producing career Simonds had the single best studio track record for profitability on his films.[5]

Simonds was born in Phoenix, Arizona, the son of Robert Bruce Simonds, Sr., a businessman.[6] He graduated summa cum laude from Yale with a degree in philosophy.[7] He and his wife Anne live in Los Angeles with their son and four daughters.[1]


  1. Problem Child (1990) with John Ritter
  2. Problem Child 2 (1991) with John Ritter
  3. Shout (1991) with John Travolta
  4. Airheads (1994) with Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, and Michael Richards
  5. Billy Madison (1995) with Adam Sandler
  6. Happy Gilmore (1996) with Adam Sandler
  7. Bulletproof (1996) with Damon Wayans and Adam Sandler
  8. That Darn Cat (1997) with Christina Ricci
  9. Leave It to Beaver (1997) with Christopher McDonald
  10. Half Baked (1998) with Dave Chappelle
  11. The Wedding Singer (1998) with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore
  12. Dirty Work (1998) with Norm Macdonald
  13. The Waterboy (1998) with Adam Sandler
  14. Big Daddy (1999) with Adam Sandler
  15. Screwed (2000) with Norm Macdonald and Dave Chappelle
  16. Little Nicky (2000) with Adam Sandler
  17. Head over Heels (2001) with Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  18. See Spot Run (2001) with David Arquette
  19. Joe Dirt (2001) with David Spade
  20. Corky Romano (2001) with Chris Kattan
  21. Just Married (2003) with Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy
  22. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) with Steve Martin
  23. Taxi (2004) with Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon
  24. Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005) with Lindsay Lohan
  25. Rebound (2005) with Martin Lawrence
  26. Yours, Mine and Ours (2005) with Dennis Quaid
  27. The Pink Panther (2006) with Steve Martin and Beyoncé
  28. The Shaggy Dog (2006) with Tim Allen
  29. License to Wed (2007) with Robin Williams and John Krasinski
  30. The Pink Panther 2 (2009) with Steve Martin
  31. The Spy Next Door (2010) with Jackie Chan
  32. Furry Vengeance (2010) with Brendan Fraser
  33. This Means War (2012) with Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy, and Chris Pine


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