January 9, 1955
67 years old
5 ft 11 in | 180.5 cm
76 kg | 167.5 lbs
Jonathan Kimble Simmons was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States, on January 9, 1955, is an American actor.
Young J.K. Simmons first started performing in school theater productions.
He made his big screen debut in black comedy film The Ref (1994) in role as Colonel Siskel.
He got his television debut in action crime drama film Popeye Doyle (1986) in role as Patrolman In Park.
J.K. Simmons's breakthrough performance came as Vernon Schillinger in HBO drama television series Oz (1997-2003).
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "A Change in the Heir" (1990) in role as Edwin, at Edison Theatre.
How tall is J.K. Simmons and what is his weight? J.K. Simmons's height is 5' 11" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 180.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 167.5 іn pоunds or 76 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
J.K. Simmons is 67 years old.
J.K. Simmons net worth is around 20 million dollars.
He played J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man films:
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
He portrayed Commissioner James Gordon in DC Extended Universe movies:
Justice League (2017)
Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
He was nominated for the Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble for his role as Mac MacGuff in coming-of-age comedy-drama film Juno (2007).
He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for his role as Bob in comedy drama movie Up in the Air (2009).
He was nominated for the Gold Derby Award for Best Movie Ensemble Cast for his role as Bill in romantic musical comedy drama film La La Land (2016).
He won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Terence Fletcher in psychological drama film Whiplash (2014).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Critics' Choice Movie Award for his role as William Frawley in biographical drama movie Being the Ricardos (2021).
He was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role for his voice role as Kai in animated fantasy martial arts comedy film Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016).
He voiced Mayor Leodore Lionheart in animated action adventure buddy cop comedy film Zootopia (2016).
He voiced Klaus / Sarge in animated Christmas film Klaus (2019).
He was nominated for the Critics Choice Super Awards for Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie and Best Villain in a Movie for his role as Roy Schlieffen in science fiction romantic comedy movie Palm Springs (2020).
The Jackal (1997) action thriller with Bruce Willis and Richard Gere
For Love of the Game (1999) sports drama opposite Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston
The Mexican (2001) adventure comedy with Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts
The Ladykillers (2004) black comedy opposite Tom Hanks and Marlon Wayans
The Accountant (2016) action thriller with Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick
Patriots Day (2016) action thriller opposite Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Bacon
21 Bridges (2019) action thriller with Chadwick Boseman and Sienna Miller
He was nominated for five Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role as Will Pope in TNT police procedural series The Closer (2005-2012).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his dual role as Howard Silk / Howard Silk Prime in Starz science fiction thriller television series Counterpart (2017-2019).
He was nominated for the Gold Derby Award for Best Comedy Guest Actor for his role as Frank Dillman in Fox/NBC police procedural comedy television series Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2020) in episode "Dillman".
He won the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role for his voice role as Ford Pines in Disney's mystery comedy animated television series Gravity Falls (2015-2016).
He won the BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Action/Drama for his voice role as Tenzin in Nickelodeon animated television series The Legend of Korra (2012-2014).
He played Dr. Emil Skoda in NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order (1997-2000) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2000-2001).
He voiced General Wade Eiling / Mantis in Cartoon Network superhero animated television series Justice League Unlimited (2004-2006).
He voiced J. Jonah Jameson in Disney XD superhero animated television series Ultimate Spider-Man (2012-2015) and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (2013–2015).
Family Tools (2013) ABC sitcom in role as Tony Shea
Growing Up Fisher (2014) NBC sitcom in role as Mel Fisher
He voiced Lenny Turtletaub in Netflix animated comedy drama television series BoJack Horseman (2014-2020).
Brockmire (2019) IFC sitcom in role as Matt "The Bat" Hardesty
Veronica Mars (2019) UPN teen noir mystery drama series in role as Clyde Pickett
Defending Jacob (2020) Apple TV+ crime drama miniseries in role as Billy Barber
Invincible (2021- ) Amazon Prime Video animated superhero series in voice role as Nolan Grayson / Omni-Man
Goliath (2021) Amazon Prime Video legal drama series in role as George Zax
Night Sky (2022) Amazon Prime Video science fiction drama series in role as Franklin York
Attended Thomas Worthington High School in Ohio (1970-1972).
Studied at Ohio State University in Worthington, Ohio.
Graduated from University of Montana (1978), with a Music degree.
Has sister, Elizabeth Simmons O’Neill and brother, David Simmons.
Has English, Scots-Irish / Northern Irish, German and Welsh ancestry.
He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for his various roles in a musical "Das Barbecii" (1994), at Minetta Lane Theatre.
He played Captain Hook / Mr. Darling in a musical "Peter Pan" (1991-1992), at Minskoff Theatre.
He portrayed Benny Southstreet in a musical "Guys and Dolls" (1992), at Martin Beck Theatre.
He voiced Cave Johnson in video games:
Portal 2 (2011)
Lego Dimensions (2015)
Aperture Desk Job (2022)
He voiced J. Jonah Jameson in video games: Spider-Man 2 (2005) and Spider-Man 3 (2007)
His hobbies are baseball and poker.
Fluent in German.
Fan of the Detroit Tigers.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He married actress and director, Michelle Schumacher in 1996, they have a son, Joe Simmons and a daughter, Olivia Simmons.