(written from a Production point of view)
Louis "Lou" C. Simon III (born 31 July 1967; age 53) is a director, 2nd Unit director, stuntman, stunt actor, and stunt coordinator from Orange County, California who performed stunts in several episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. For the Voyager fourth season episode "Random Thoughts", Simon filmed his scenes on Monday 8 September 1997 on Paramount Stage 16.
His professional resume also includes fight choreography and technical adviser on many films. Simon recently completed 2nd unit directing/Stunt Coordinating on the film 'Fly Away' in 2010. His second Unit directing credits include Havoc, Left In Darkness, The Good Mother, Who's Your Monkey and Sassy Pants (2011).
His stunt/stunt coordinating resume includes films such as Barb Wire (1996), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997, with stunts by Marjean Holden and Tom Morga), Starship Troopers (1997, with Dina Meyer and Clancy Brown), Desert Saints (2000), Showtime (2002, with William Shatner), S.W.A.T. (2003, with Reg E. Cathey, Bruce Gray, Jamison Yang, and stunts by Jennifer Caputo, Doug Coleman, Brennan Dyson, Al Goto, John Meier, Michael Owen, Manny Perry, and Todd Bryant), Latin Dragon (2004), Left in Darkness (2006), Reno 911!: Miami (2007, with stunts by Brian Avery and Chuck Borden), The Kingdom (2007, with stunts by Doug Coleman and Shauna Duggins), Cover (2007), Not Easily Broken (2009), The Least Among You (2009), Barry Munday (2010), Kaboom (2010), Little Birds (2010) and Coming & Going (2010).
He also performed stunts in television series such as Charmed, Nikki, All My Children, Without a Trace, and the ABC series Castle.
Simon has produced music songs such as "Just like me" featuring DMC and Sarah MacLachlan and directed, wrote and produced a commercial titled "Everybody Has A Dream" for Rosemary Children's Services, a non-profit organization benefiting needy children. The commercial can be viewed on YouTube.