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Director Simon West: ‘A $1m film stunt went wrong because someone fell asleep’

Simon West, 59, is the film director and producer who found fame in 1997 directing Con Air, followed by Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and The Expendables 2, among others. He is the only live action director whose first three films all grossed more than $100m at the US box office and his films in all have taken in more than $1bn worldwide. Today he lives in Burford, Oxfordshire, with his family.
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