Cliff Simon

Birth Day September 7th, 1962
Birth Place Johannesburg
Age 61 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Who was Cliff Simon?

Cliff Simon was a South-African athlete and actor. He was famous for his role of Ba'al in 'Stargate SG-1'. As an actor, he had appeared in several films and TV shows such as "Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire-Austin", "Nash Bridges", "Undercovers, NCIS: Los Angeles", The Americans", "NCIS: New Orleans", "Castle" among others. He had also joined the South African Air Force. As an author, he released the book "Paris Nights My Year at the Moulin Rouge". Back then, he had also won the first "Mr. South Africa" contest.

South-African actore and athlete, Cliff Dies At 58

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As a swimmer, Cliff reached a national level in South Africa in both swimming and gymnastics by the age of fifteen. He made his acting debut TV show in "Egoli: Place of Gold" as a guest appearance. Back to his fame, he took the job of teaching windsurfing and waterskiing at a resort hotel in 1982. He was last seen in a non-fiction series "Into the Unknown". Scroll more to know more details about his Full Biography, Age, Amazing Facts, Wiki, Family Life, Siblings, Personal Life, Salary, Movies, Education, Life Story, and many more.

Early Life and Family 

Cliff Simon was born on 7th September 1962. His place of birth was in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was South-African by nationality and his ethnic background was Mixed. His race was White. He was religious and his religion was Jewish. His Zodiac sign/horoscope was Virgo. Lastly, he celebrated his 58th (age) birthday as of 2020. 

Moving toward his family members, Cliff was born to his parents; Emmanuelle (father) and Phylis Simon (mother), a swimming teacher. He was born as the fourth child. Thus, he had three siblings. His mother taught him swimming from a very young age. Both her parents are of Jewish ancestry from Poland and Lithuania. 

Regarding his education, he finished his schooling in 1975. He was then chosen to swim in the British International squad and competed in Olympic trials and qualified for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. The University of Houston and Southern Methodist University in Texas offered him scholarships and trained with the United States swimming team, the Mustangs. He also entered the air force where he gained the highest athletic award in the air force, the Victor Ludorum. 

Who was Cliff Simon Wife?

Cliff Simon married his longtime girlfriend, Colette Simon in 1997. Their wedding took place in South Africa. He was survived by his wife, Colette, and his kids/children. The family was residing in the USA. His sexual orientation was straight.

Cliff Simon and his wife, Colette Simon


Net Worth and Salary

By profession, South African actor, as well as an athlete, Cliff Simon's net worth, is still to get disclosed yet. His net worth is assumed to be in millions. His salary has also not been revealed by him neither by any sources. His major source of wealth came from his acting and athlete career. Before his death, he was living a cool lifestyle. 

How tall was Cliff Simon?

Cliff Simon stood tall at a height of 1.75 m. His body build was athletic. He had a well-maintained bodyweight of 76 KG. His hair color was salt-pepper and he had a pair of brown eyes which were sparkling. 

Cause of Death

Cliff Simon passed away on 9th March 2021. He dies at 58 and his cause of death was due to a kiteboarding accident in Topanga, California, the USA. 

Filmography / TV Shows

  • 1992-1999 - "Egoli: Place of Gold"
  • 2000 - "Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire"
  • 2000 - "Nash Bridges"
  • 2001-2007 - "Stargate SG-1"
  • 2008 - "Stargate: Continuum"
  • 2009 - "24"
  • 2010 - "Undercovers"
  • 2011 - "NCIS: Los Angeles"
  • 2014 - "NCIS: New Orleans"
  • 2014 - "Castle"
  • 2020 - "Into the Unknown"

Cliff Simon as Ba'al in 'Stargate SG-1'



  • 2016 - Paris Nights: My Year at the Moulin Rouge

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