Later, Simmons moved to Seattle and became a member of the Seattle Repertory Theatre.  One of three children, J.K. Simmons attended Ferry Elementary School in Grosse Pointe Woods. We noticed him on the big screen in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy and recently in the MCU movie Spider-Man: Far From Home. In 2016, Simmons lent his voice to two animated films, voicing the antagonist Kai in Kung Fu Panda 3 and Mayor Lionheart in Zootopia. He voices a very cranky conductor, Maestro Mackerel, in the episode "Snooze You Lose." Hij heeft nog een broer genaamd David en een zus Elizabeth. J.K.Simmons has played it all — the satirist, the father, the music instructor. The sadistic prick. Fletcher is the villainous maestro of the jazz band in the Shaffer Conservatory. J.K. Simmons is an actor who is best known for his portrayal of Dr. Emil Skoda in all three primary shows of the Law & Order franchise.Before he became a recurring character, he played Jerry Luppin in the Law & Order Season 4 episode "Sanctuary".. Simmons is also known as the sadistic prison inmate Vernon Schillinger on the prison drama Oz.He also played the obsessively egotistical … The wiseass government agent. In an interview for the upcoming 4K Blu-ray of Whiplash, Collider asked actor J. K. Simmons multiple questions about his time as J. Jonah Jameson in the current MCU landscape. Jonathan Kimble Simmons was born on January 9, 1955, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, the son of Patricia (née Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a middle school music teacher. Known for voicing J. Jonah Jameson, Tenzin, and Ford Pines. https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/article/j-k-simmons-five-favorite-films , In the field of television commercials, Simmons is widely known for being the voice of the yellow M&M, a role he has played since 1996, replacing John Goodman. " On January 11, 2015, Simmons won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, and he went on to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor on February 22, 2015.. J.K. Simmons previously worked with Jon Favreau in I Love You, Man. He starred in such films asSpider-Man(2002),Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). In a precursor to joining the Law & Order cast as Skoda, Simmons appeared in Homicide: Life on the Street, portraying a criminal in a Law & Order cross-over episode. One Cabeza, Two Cabeza, Three Cabeza... Dead! Another , Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, List of awards and nominations received by J. K. Simmons, "J.K. 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He also starred in the third season of the IFC comedy series Brockmire. Simmons, also in 2007, decided to voice Jameson one last time in Stern Pinball: Spider-Man. 2021 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actor [Updated December 10], Emma Stone Now Expected To Return For Spider-Man 3, IMDb Picks: '90s Shows That Need a Reboot Now, Editors' Picks: 12 Things We Love This Valentine's Day, Sundance Films That Went On to Win Oscars, Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Movie and TV Gifts of 2018, Actors with most appearances in my film collection, Days of Future Smash, Part 4: The Hydra Years, Days of Future Smash, Part 1: The Dino Era, Family Weekend (or How Gary Got His Groove Back), Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload, The Legend of Korra: The Re-telling of Korra's Journey. The Ref - Siskel; The Scout - Assistant Couch; The First Wives Club - Federal Marshal; Extreme Measures - Dr. Mingus; Love Walked In - Mr. Shulman; The Jackal - Witherspoon; The Cider House Rules - Ray Kendall; The Gift (2000) - Sheriff Pearl Johnson; The Mexican - … Simmons was asked about the characterization and portrayal of J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man: Far From Home and the creative differences he and the producers had with the character. During his time on Broadway, Simmons also played the role of Captain Hook for the show Peter Pan during his tour in 1992. In television, he is known for playing Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series Law & Order, Vernon Schillinger on the HBO series Oz, and Assistant Police Chief Will Pope on TNT's The Closer. J. K. Simmons (b. Simmons reprised his role as the voice of J. Jonah Jameson in the animated series The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. Terence Fletcher is the main antagonist of the 2014 music drama film Whiplash, and the 2013 short film of the same name in which it was based off of. Jonathan Kimble Simmons (aka J.K. Simmons) is one of those rare actors whose presence looms large even when screen time has run out. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events J.K. Simmons says "there is a future" in the MCU films for his character from the "Spider-Man" movies J. Jonah Jameson, with the potential for at least two more appearances. J.K. Simmons reprised the role of Jameson in the Marvel Studios 2019 film Spider-Man: Far From Home.  He voiced himself in an episode of SuperMansion. He portrayed J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider-Man trilogy.  Also in 2021, Simmons is expected to have a role in the upcoming military themed movie The Tomorrow War. From voice acting to playing iconic characters, let's look at JK Simmons and his variety of roles and rank them according to IMDb. Photograph: Greg Doherty/Getty Images As Hollywood’s go-to character actor for kindly dads and stoic cops, Simmons was used to being overlooked for the big roles. Personality Disorder/Stu Is Good at Something, J.K. Simmons announces Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, The Accountant/Ouija: Origin of Evil/Priceless/Mascots, The Transporter Refueled/A Walk in the Woods/Break Point, Spider-Man: Far from Home Live Red Carpet World Premiere, J.K. Simmons/Caitriona Balfe/The Wild Feathers/Will Calhoun, The Front Runner: The Unmaking of a Candidate, Lena Dunham/J.K. 1955) is an Academy Award-winning character actor whose roles range from the vicious Vern Schillinger on HBO's Oz and Dr. Emil Skoda in the Law and Order franchise to J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider-Man movies and Commissioner Gordon in Justice League.In commercials, Simmons plays Farmers Insurance spokescharacter Nathaniel Burke of Farmers University, including … Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times said "Simmons delivers one of the most memorable performances of the year. Simmons is also a talented voice actor who has given the voice for some of the famous characters such as Kai in Kung Fu Panda 3 and Mayor Lionheart in Zootopia. STARZ (621), Tue, Dec 15 For example, one of the characters that he played was Vernon Schillinger (in 2011) for a singular episode. On The Simpsons, he guest voiced as J. Jonah Jameson in "Moe'N'a Lisa", a tabloid editor in "Homerazzi", and as JJ Gruff in "3 Scenes Plus a Tag from a Marriage". He voices Tenzin, an Airbending master and the son of Aang and Katara, in the 2012 Nickelodeon series The Legend of Korra. Simmons made his first appearance in a live action television role in the show Popeye Doyle, appearing as a patrol officer. He portrayed J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider-Man trilogy. J. K. Simmons; Olivia Williams; Harry Lloyd; Nazanin Boniadi; Sara Serraiocco; Ulrich Thomsen; Nicholas Pinnock; Betty Gabriel; James Cromwell J.K. Simmons is an American actor. Biografie. J.K. Simmons: The first Howard is the kinder, gentler version who has spent most of his adult life being deferential. In 1965, when he was 10 years old, his family moved to Worthington, Ohio. From 1970–1972, Simmons attended Worthington High School, where he participated in drama, football, and … The characters below have not only been voiced by JK Simmons, but also other voice actors.  In 1973, when he was 18, they moved to Missoula, Montana, where his father became director of the School of Music at the University of Montana. , During Mardi Gras 2018, Simmons was awarded King of Bacchus by the Krewe of Bacchus. J.K. Simmons is one of the actors to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. He was also Victor Klesnov in "Girl's in the Band". Simmons is a well-known character actor and voice actor. Justice League (2017) J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. In 2005, Simmons also reprised his role of J. Jonah Jameson, as a voice actor, for the PSP version of Spider-Man 2: The Video Game. J.K. Simmons Celebrity Profile - Check out the latest J.K. Simmons photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at Rotten Tomatoes! During his tenure, he became a member of the music-oriented fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. 182 VIDEOS | 343 IMAGES.  From 2015 to 2016, he voiced the scientist Stanford Pines on the Disney XD cartoon series Gravity Falls. He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. In 2017, Simmons portrayed Commissioner James Gordon in Zack Snyder's film Justice League, part of the DC Extended Universe. J.K. Simmons, the authority figure. J.K. Simmons played Harry Ravitch in the episode Duck and Cover. , Simmons is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the men's music fraternity, and was initiated in 1975 at University of Montana. The antagonist of Whiplash, Terence Fletcher may be foul-mouthed and out-of-line abusive, but JK Simmons thinks his character makes one specific good point.  The younger Simmons graduated from the University of Montana in 1978 with a music degree. In advance of the film’s July 10th Hulu premiere, Simmons spoke with Screen Rant about why he took the role and what to expect from his character. , Simmons appears as the anti-communist U.S. President Howard T. Ackerman in the video game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 and for a series of promotional advertisements parodying the 2008 presidential elections. J.K. Simmons, American character actor who had a wide-ranging career, highlighted by an Oscar-winning performance as a sadistic and perfectionist music instructor in the drama Whiplash (2014). As the year comes to a close, we present the top TV shows of 2020, including "Money Heist" and "The Mandalorian.". T… J. K. Simmons leads an international cast in the new Starz Original Series Counterpart. Among his more notable roles are Dr. Emil Skoda, a police psychiatrist who Simmons played on three of the four incarnations of Law & Order and New York Undercover, and sadistic neo-Nazi inmate Vernon Schillinger on the prison drama Oz. In 2016, Simmons portrayed Watertown Police Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese in the film Patriots Day. In January 2015, Simmons was cast in a leading role in the film Kong: Skull Island, though he and Michael Keaton later exited the film. Likewise, Simmons voiced an editor-in-chief of a newspaper (with Jameson's appearance and mannerisms) for a 2013 episode of The Hub's Pound Puppies. At the Academy Awards last Sunday, J.K. Simmons took home the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in Whiplash, making him the first M&M to win an Oscar.Simmons … " Entertainment Weekly summed up the reaction by saying Simmons's performance "has been universally praised" and that he was "a leading contender for Best Supporting Actor. He recorded an audiobook for Tom Clancy's Net Force: Point of Impact. See all photos. One of his best known live-action roles is newspaper mogul J. Jonah Jameson in the original Spider-Man film trilogy, a role that he reprised for such animated projects as Ultimate Spider-Man and Marvel's Avengers Assemble.He is also the voice of Yellow in the M&M ads and the voice of Grunkle Ford in Gravity Falls. 2:08 | Trailer. 61 wins & 40 nominations. 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