University of Montana
Ohio State University
Appeared alongside Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick in the crime drama "The Accountant"
Voiced the role of Kai in "Kung Fu Panda 3"
Re-teamed with "Whiplash" director Damien Chazelle in "La La Land"
Joined the cast of "Gravity Falls"
Won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "Whiplash"
Played a ruthless music instructor in the Academy Award nominated "Whiplash"
Co-starred with Keri Russell in sci-fi thriller "Dark Skies"
Cast alongside Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana in romantic drama "The Words"
Acted in crime drama in "Contraband" opposite Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale
Acted opposite Charlize Theron in "Young Adult," written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman
Lent voice to character of Warden in animated feature "Megamind"
Landed supporting role in Jason Reitman directed "Up in the Air," starring George Clooney
Co-starred opposite Jason Bateman in Mike Judge's "Extract"
Featured in dark comedy "Jennifer's Body," written by Diablo Cody
Played a CIA Superior in the Coen brothers' "Burn After Reading"
Played title character's father in Jason Reitman's "Juno," scripted by Diablo Cody
Appeared in acclaimed HBO film "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"
Once again played Parker's editor J. Jonah Jameson in "Spider-Man 3"
Appeared in Los Angeles-set crime film "Harsh Times," written and directed by David Ayer
Cast as Aaron Eckhart's boss in Jason Reitman's satirical comedy "Thank You for Smoking"
Cast as Kyra Sedgwick's superior officer Assistant Chief Will Pope on TNT's "The Closer"
Reprised role as Peter Parker's editor-in-chief for Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 2"
Co-starred in the Coen brothers' film "The Ladykillers"
Re-teamed with Raimi to play J. Jonah Jameson in live-action adaptation of "Spider-Man"
Played the mentor and confidant of Brad Pitt's bumbling con artist in "The Mexican"
Played a sleazy Hollywood type in comedy "Hit and Runaway"
Had small role as a top-notch surgeon in romantic melodrama "Autumn in New York"
Portrayed Dr. Skoda on episodes of spin-off series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Re-teamed with director Sam Raimi to play the skeptical town sheriff in "The Gift"
Played the team manager in baseball feature "For Love of the Game"; first collaboration with director Sam Raimi
Landed small role in Woody Allen's "Celebrity"
Played recurring role on NBC's "Law & Order" as police psychiatrist Dr. Emil Skoda
Lent voice to animated feature "Anastasia"
Joined cast of gritty HBO prison drama "Oz" as Schillinger, the calm but brutal leader of local Aryan brotherhood
Gave memorable performance as a white supremacist on an episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street"
Played an assistant coach in baseball-themed comedy "The Scout"
First appearance on NBC's "Law & Order," playing a cameraman who catches crimes committed on tape
Made feature film debut in comedy "The Ref"
Co-starred in Neil Simon's play "Laughter on the 23rd Floor"
Featured in PBS documentary "Guys and Dolls Off the Record," about the recording of cast album of Broadway revival
Had featured role as Benny Southstreet in revival of "Guys and Dolls"; periodically reprised role through 1995
Played Captain Hook in Broadway and touring revival of "Peter Pan"
Made Broadway debut in "A Change in the Heir"
Made NYC stage debut in off-Broadway musical "Birds of Paradise"
Made TV debut in movie pilot "Popeye Doyle" (NBC)
Toured in musical "Doonesbury," playing roles of B.D. and Roland
Appeared with Bigfork Summer Theatre in Bigfork, MT
Was member of Seattle Repertory Theatre
Prior to becoming an actor, Simmons studied music at the University of Montana.