Simon Mirren, a former plasterer, is now a successful Hollywood screenwriter and showrunner.
Before his relocation to LA, Simon was a screenwriter on British hits such as Waking the Dead. He was a key contributor on Series 1 and 2 of Spooks and was responsible for sourcing much of the research that gave the opening seasons such authenticity.
Simon worked on Without a Trace and Third Watch before spending six years on the hit series Criminal Minds culminating as showrunner.
Simon is currently co-writing the pilot for new Canal Plus series Versailles with David Wolstencroft.