|Birthname||Simon John Blackwell|
|born on||27 May 1966 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )|
|Place||London, England, 51n30, 0w10|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||06°00' 11°21 Asc. 20°39'|
English comedy writer and producer best known for his work on Armando Iannucci's political sitcom The Thick of It, its spin-off film In The Loop and HBO comedy Veep, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Blackwell wrote for Chris Morris's 2010 black comedy film Four Lions, alongside Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain. He had previously collaborated with them on the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show and BBC One's The Old Guys.
In 2016, Blackwell created the sitcom Back starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. It premiered on Channel 4 on the 6 September 2017.
Sy Scholfield quotes him on Twitter: "I was born in 1966 in Battersea" , "Last date of his 1966 tour (May 27th) was the day I was born" , "I think I was born around the same time of day"  in reply to Nicola Bryant's comment "I was born 7:20pm" . Full birth name from England and Wales Birth Registration Index.
- Vocation : Writers : Humor
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
- Notable : Awards : Emmy (Twice)