Birth 1939. He graduated from the Institute of Oriental Languages at Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1964. and the Advanced Directing Courses in 1970. Fluent in English and Indonesian. Member of the Court of Arbitration Information.
Film director. In 1956-1958. worked as a laboratory of the geological expedition (Yakutsk),
In 1963-1967 he. - Editor of "Literature.
From 1965 to 1966. was secretary of the Komsomol committee Publishers.
From 1970 to 1991. worked as director of creative association (MOT) "Screen" Central TV. As director, Simonov
staged several documentaries and feature films.
From 1982 to 1985. - Chairman of the creative section MOT "Screen".
From 1988 to 1992. was a member of the editorial board of the journal "Soviet screen".
From 1991 to 1993. taught directing the All-Union State Institute of kinemotografii.
In 1991. served as Chairman and Monitoring Legal Commission of the USSR Union of Cinematographers.
In 1991. became the founder of LLP "Con". Resigned from the founders in June 1993.
In 1992 - 1993 he. - Co-Chair of the Licensing Commission of the RF.
In August 1993, Mr.. was a member of the Constitutional Council.
In 1993, Mr.. elected as a member of the Arbitration Court Information.
Since 1993, Mr.. --- President of the Glasnost Defense Foundation. Dossier on Simon AK