Simon Moore is a British screenwriter, director, and playwright. He is best known as writer for the 1989 six-part BBC miniseries about the international illegal drug trade, Traffik, the basis for the 2000 American crime film Traffic and the 2004 three-part USA network miniseries by the same name. He is also known as writer and director of the 1991 film noir Under Suspicion, as writer of the 1995 cult Western The Quick and the Dead, and as co-writer of the Disney ABC miniseries, Dinotopia. As playwright, he adapted Stephen King's novel Misery for the stage, with the play premiering in London's West End theatre in 1992 and revived in London in 2005. Moore lives in Los Angeles, California.