Sam Simon, co-creator of The Simpsons, dies aged 59

  • Reuters, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Mar 10, 2015 07:21 IST

Sam Simon, a co-creator of Fox's long-running hit animated series "The Simpsons," died after a battle with colon cancer, his agent said on Monday. He was 59.

Simon won nine Emmy awards for his work as a writer, director and executive producer of "The Simpsons," the animated sitcom that premiered in 1989 and follows a bumbling father and his dysfunctional but loving family.

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