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J.K. Simmons

J. K. Simmons was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, is an American actor. He Attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music).He had originally planned to be a singer and studied at the University of Montana to become a composer.He starred as Captain Hook and Mr. Darling opposite gymnastics champ Cathy Rigby in the Broadway and touring revivals of Peter Pan.He played Benny South-street in the 1992 Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls and can be heard on the cast recording.He did a commercial voice-over work, including the voice of the yellow M&M in the candy's TV ads.He appeared as police psychiatrist Emil Skoda on Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.As of 2011, has made five films with director Sam Raimi: For Love of the Game (1999); The Gift (2000); Spider-Man (2002); Spider-Man 2 (2004); and Spider-Man 3 (2007).He won many awards from 2005 to 2007 in Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2014 won Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. 2015 won a Golden Globe for his Best Performance as an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Film Awards Best Supporting Actor, Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male.

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Jan 9, 1955 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series BoJack Horseman 2014-08-22

Won 1 Oscar. Another 49 wins & 21 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Closer
BoJack Horseman Lennie Turtletaub 2014-08-22
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Growing Up Fisher Mel Fisher 13 episodes, 2014 2014-02-23
Family Tools Tony Shea 10 episodes, 2013 2013-05-01
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Unknown 2013-08-11
Avengers Assemble Unknown 2013-05-26
Ultimate Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson / ... 2012-04-01
Best Friends Forever Unknown 2012-04-04
Men at Work Unknown 2012-05-24
The Legend of Korra Tenzin / ... 42 episodes, 2012-2014 2012-04-14
Gravity Falls Unknown 2012-06-15
Desert Car Kings Narrator 2011-01-26
NTSF:SD:SUV Unknown 2011-07-21
Generator Rex White Knight / ... 33 episodes, 2010-2013 2010-04-23
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Unknown 2010-04-23
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Unknown 2010-09-22
Cupcake Wars Unknown 2010-06-13
Raising Hope Unknown 2010-09-01
Party Down Unknown 2009-03-20
Parks and Recreation Unknown 2009-04-09
The Life & Times of Tim Unknown 2008-06-01
Ben 10: Alien Force Unknown 2008-04-18
The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack Unknown 2008-06-05
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Unknown 2008-11-14
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
The Closer Will Pope 109 episodes, 2005-2012 2005-06-13
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
"Justice League" Question Authority General Wade Eiling / Mantis 2005-06-25
Jack & Bobby Unknown 2004-09-12
The Venture Bros. Unknown 2003-02-16
Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
John Doe Unknown 2002-09-20
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Oz Vern Schillinger 56 episodes, 1997-2003 1997-07-12
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Unknown 1993-11-28
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11