Mr. Simon was inspired to a career in the Entertainment Industry by his teenage experience as a dancer on "American Bandstand". He studied Film and Television Production at Valley College and California State University, Northridge. Some of his early credits include acting parts in "Raid On Entebbe", "Nowhere to Hide", "Brothers", and "Rocky", and a variety of Voice-Overs.
He became a member of the Directors Guild of America and moved on to work as a UPM and Assistant Director on many productions including: "Vega$", "Hunter", "Mike Hammer", "Star Trek, TNG", "Walker Texas Ranger", and several other Features and MOW's including, "Switched at Birth", "Columbo", and "The Tuskegee Airmen" for which he shared a DGA Award nomination. His Directing assignments include several commercials and PSA's.
Mr. Simon formerly served the DPTGG as a Committee Member and is responsible for publication of our Monthly Newsletter as well as development and maintenance of this web site!
In 2009, Bruce was honored with the Don Porter "Player of the Year" Award.