J.K. Simmons Overview

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Born: January 09, 1955

Born in Detroit, Michigan, J.K. Simmons was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons. He graduated from the University of Montana and also attended Ohio State University. His breakthrough on screen came after years of acting, in the HBO prison drama series Oz, playing Vern Schillinger. In 2015, Simmons won his first Golden Globe, for his supporting role in the indie film Whiplash (2014) The performance also earned him an Academy Award. J.K. has since starred in a number of films, including... See All

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