J.K. Simmons

Actor, Singer
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Born: 01/09/1955 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (132)

Bastards 2017 (Movie)

(Actor)

Counterpart 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Justice League Part 1 2017 (Movie)

Commissioner Gordon (Actor)

Renegades 2017 (Movie)

Rear Admiral Jacob Levin (Actor)

Rock Dog 2017 (Movie)

Khampa (Voice)

The Snowman 2017 (Movie)

Arve Støp (Actor)

April and the Extraordinary World 2016 (Movie)

Rodrigue (Voice)

Archer 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Gravity Falls 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Guest

Kung Fu Panda 3 2016 (Movie)

Kai (Voice)

La La Land 2016 (Movie)

Bill (Actor)

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Patriots Day 2016 (Movie)

Sgt. Jeffrey Puglies (Actor)

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 88th Annual Academy Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Accountant 2016 (Movie)

Ray King (Actor)

The Late Bloomer 2016 (Movie)

James Newmans (Actor)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Meddler 2016 (Movie)

Zipper (Actor)

The Runaround 2016 (Movie)

Mr. Gallo (Actor)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Whiplash 2016 (Movie)

(Actor)

Zootopia 2016 (Movie)

Mayor Lionhart (Voice)

Saturday Night Live 2015 (Tv Show)

Host

Terminator: Genisys 2015 (Movie)

O'Brien (Actor)

The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Rewrite 2015 (Movie)

Dr.Hal Lerner (Actor)

Worlds Apart 2015 (Movie)

Sebastian (Actor)

Barefoot 2014 (Movie)

Dr. Bertleman (Actor)

Chozen 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

Growing Up Fisher 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Men, Women & Children 2014 (Movie)

Allison's Dad (Actor)

Murder of a Cat 2014 (Movie)

Sheriff Hoyle (Actor)

Phineas and Ferb 2008, 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Boxcar Children 2014 (Movie)

Dr. Moore (Voice)

The Way of War 2014 (Movie)

Mitchell (Actor)

Whiplash 2014 (Movie)

Fletcher (Actor)

3 Geezers! 2013 (Movie)

J Kimball (Actor)

Break Point 2013 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

Dark Skies 2013 (Movie)

Edwin Pollard (Actor)

Family Tools 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Labor Day 2013 (Movie)

Mr. Jervis (Actor)

Parks and Recreation 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

jOBS 2013 (Movie)

Arthur Rock (Actor)

A Beginner's Guide to Endings 2012 (Movie)

Uncle Pal (Actor)

Best Friends Forever 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Contraband 2012 (Movie)

Captain Camp (Actor)

Generator Rex 2009 - 2012 (TV Show)

Voice

The Good Doctor 2012 (Movie)

Detective Krauss (Actor)

The Words 2012 (Movie)

Mr. Jansen (Actor)

An Invisible Sign 2011 (Movie)

Mr. Jones (Actor)

Celebrity Poker Showdown 1997 - 2005, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Desert Car Kings 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Narrator

Head Case 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homicide: Life on the Street 1995 - 2005, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Justice League Unlimited 1997 - 1999, 2001 - 2005, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Voice

NTSF:SD:SUV 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

New York Undercover 1995 - 2005, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Oz 1997 - 2005, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spin City 1996 - 2005, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Closer 2004 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

The Music Never Stopped 2011 (Movie)

Henry Sawyer (Actor)

Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore 2010 (Movie)

Voice of Gruff K-9 (Actor)

Crazy on the Outside 2010 (Movie)

Ed (Actor)

Last American Cowboy 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Narrator

Megamind 2010 (Movie)

Warden (Voice)

Party Down 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Aliens in the Attic 2009 (Movie)

Skip (Voice)

Extract 2009 (Movie)

Brian (Actor)

I Love You, Man 2009 (Movie)

Oswald Klaven (Actor)

Jennifer's Body 2009 (Movie)

Mr Wroblewski (Actor)

New in Town 2009 (Movie)

Stu Kopenhafer (Actor)

Post Grad 2009 (Movie)

Roy Davies (Actor)

Reel Comedy: I Love You, Man 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Vicious Kind 2009 (Movie)

Donald Sinclaire (Actor)

Up in the Air 2009 (Movie)

Bob (Actor)

Burn After Reading 2008 (Movie)

CIA Superior (Actor)

Postal 2008 (Movie)

Candidate Wells (Actor)

The Little Red Truck 2008 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

First Snow 2007 (Movie)

Fortune Teller (Actor)

Juno 2007 (Movie)

Mac MacGuff (Actor)

Rendition 2007 (Movie)

Lee Mayer (Actor)

Spider-Man 3 2007 (Movie)

J Jonah Jameson (Actor)

The Astronaut Farmer 2007 (Movie)

Jacobsen (Actor)

The Simpsons 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Harsh Times 2006 (Movie)

Agent Richards (Actor)

Thank You for Smoking 2006 (Movie)

BR (Actor)

The West Wing 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

3: The Dale Earnhardt Story 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Off the Map 2005 (Movie)

George (Actor)

ER 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hidalgo 2004 (Movie)

Buffalo Bill Cody (Actor)

Law & Order 1994, 1997 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nip/Tuck 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spider-Man 2 2004 (Movie)

J Jonah Jameson (Actor)

The D.A. 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ladykillers 2004 (Movie)

Garth Pancake (Actor)

Without A Trace 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Everwood 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

John Doe 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spider-Man 2002 (Movie)

J. Jonah Jameson (Actor)

Hit and Runway 2001 (Movie)

Ray Tilman (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mexican 2001 (Movie)

Ted (Actor)

Autumn in New York 2000 (Movie)

Doctor Grandy (Actor)

The Gift 2000 (Movie)

Sheriff Pearl Johnson (Actor)

Third Watch 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

For Love of the Game 1999 (Movie)

Frank Perry (Actor)

The Cider House Rules 1999 (Movie)

Ray Kendall (Actor)

Above Freezing 1998 (Movie)

Unlucky Customer (Actor)

Celebrity 1998 (Movie)

Souvenir Hawker (Actor)

Crossing Fields 1998 (Movie)

Guy (Actor)

Feds 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The High Life 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jackal 1997 (Movie)

Witherspoon (Actor)

Extreme Measures 1996 (Movie)

Dr Mingus (Actor)

New York News 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Swift Justice 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The First Wives Club 1996 (Movie)

Federal Marshall (Actor)

The Ref 1994 (Movie)

Siskel (Actor)

The Scout 1994 (Movie)

Assistant Coach (Actor)

Face Down (TV Show)

Actor

Men at Work (Tv Show)

Actor

Path To War (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Anastasia 1997 (Movie)

ensemble and character vocals (Music)

Relationships

Michelle Schumacher Actor

Wife
Met 1991 during a tour of "Peter Pan" Married 1996

Donald Simmons

Father

Patricia Simmons

Mother

Joseph Simmons

Son
Born December 1998; mother, Michelle Schumacher

David Simmons

Brother

Elizabeth Simmons-O'Neill

Sister
Taught English at University of Washington

EDUCATION

University of Montana

Missoula , Montana 1978
(Music)

Ohio University

Athens , Ohio

Ohio State University

Columbus , Ohio

HB Studios

New York , New York
Studied with Hal Holden

Milestones

2016

Appeared alongside Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick in the crime drama "The Accountant"

2016

Voiced the role of Kai in "Kung Fu Panda 3"

2016

Re-teamed with "Whiplash" director Damien Chazelle in "La La Land"

2015

Joined the cast of "Gravity Falls"

2015

Won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "Whiplash"

2014

Played a ruthless music instructor in the Academy Award nominated "Whiplash"

2013

Co-starred with Keri Russell in sci-fi thriller "Dark Skies"

2012

Cast alongside Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana in romantic drama "The Words"

2012

Acted in crime drama in "Contraband" opposite Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale

2011

Acted opposite Charlize Theron in "Young Adult," written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman

2010

Lent voice to character of Warden in animated feature "Megamind"

2009

Landed supporting role in Jason Reitman directed "Up in the Air," starring George Clooney

2009

Co-starred opposite Jason Bateman in Mike Judge's "Extract"

2009

Featured in dark comedy "Jennifer's Body," written by Diablo Cody

2008

Played a CIA Superior in the Coen brothers' "Burn After Reading"

2007

Played title character's father in Jason Reitman's "Juno," scripted by Diablo Cody

2007

Appeared in acclaimed HBO film "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"

2007

Once again played Parker's editor J. Jonah Jameson in "Spider-Man 3"

2006

Appeared in Los Angeles-set crime film "Harsh Times," written and directed by David Ayer

2006

Cast as Aaron Eckhart's boss in Jason Reitman's satirical comedy "Thank You for Smoking"

2005

Cast as Kyra Sedgwick's superior officer Assistant Chief Will Pope on TNT's "The Closer"

2004

Reprised role as Peter Parker's editor-in-chief for Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 2"

2004

Co-starred in the Coen brothers' film "The Ladykillers"

2002

Re-teamed with Raimi to play J. Jonah Jameson in live-action adaptation of "Spider-Man"

2001

Played the mentor and confidant of Brad Pitt's bumbling con artist in "The Mexican"

2001

Played a sleazy Hollywood type in comedy "Hit and Runaway"

2000

Had small role as a top-notch surgeon in romantic melodrama "Autumn in New York"

2000

Portrayed Dr. Skoda on episodes of spin-off series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

2000

Re-teamed with director Sam Raimi to play the skeptical town sheriff in "The Gift"

1999

Played the team manager in baseball feature "For Love of the Game"; first collaboration with director Sam Raimi

1998

Landed small role in Woody Allen's "Celebrity"

1997

Played recurring role on NBC's "Law & Order" as police psychiatrist Dr. Emil Skoda

1997

Lent voice to animated feature "Anastasia"

1997

Joined cast of gritty HBO prison drama "Oz" as Schillinger, the calm but brutal leader of local Aryan brotherhood

1996

Gave memorable performance as a white supremacist on an episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street"

1994

Played an assistant coach in baseball-themed comedy "The Scout"

1994

First appearance on NBC's "Law & Order," playing a cameraman who catches crimes committed on tape

1994

Made feature film debut in comedy "The Ref"

1993

Co-starred in Neil Simon's play "Laughter on the 23rd Floor"

1992

Featured in PBS documentary "Guys and Dolls Off the Record," about the recording of cast album of Broadway revival

1992

Had featured role as Benny Southstreet in revival of "Guys and Dolls"; periodically reprised role through 1995

1991

Played Captain Hook in Broadway and touring revival of "Peter Pan"

1990

Made Broadway debut in "A Change in the Heir"

1987

Made NYC stage debut in off-Broadway musical "Birds of Paradise"

1986

Made TV debut in movie pilot "Popeye Doyle" (NBC)

1984

Toured in musical "Doonesbury," playing roles of B.D. and Roland

1978

Appeared with Bigfork Summer Theatre in Bigfork, MT

Was member of Seattle Repertory Theatre

Bonus Trivia

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Prior to becoming an actor, Simmons studied music at the University of Montana.

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Simmons provided the voice of the yellow M&M in the product's commercials.

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