|Place of birth:||:||Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England, UK|
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Simon West (born 1961) is an English-born film director. West started as a film editor with the BBC, then directed documentaries and commercials including many for Budweiser. His film directing career started when he directed Con Air in 1997. Description above from the Wikipedia Simon West, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.