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J.K. Simmons


J.K. Simmons was born on January 9, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jonathan Kimble Simmons. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man (2002), The Closer (2005) and Juno (2007). He has been married to Michelle Schumacher since 1996. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2015 Rock Dog (filming)
Khampa (voice)
 2012-2014 Ultimate Spider-Man (TV Series)
J. Jonah Jameson / J. Joanna Jameson / J. Jonah Jackal / ...
- The Spider-Verse: Part 1 (2014) ... J. Joanna Jameson (voice)
- The Spider-Verse: Part 2 (2014) ... J. Jonah Jameson / J. Jonah Jackal (voice)
- The Vulture (2014) ... J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
 2014 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Lennie Turtletaub / Lenny Turtletaub
- Say Anything (2014) ... Lennie Turtletaub (voice)
- Later (2014) ... Lenny Turtletaub (voice)
- One Trick Pony (2014) ... Lennie Turtletaub (voice)
- BoJack Horseman: The BoJack Horseman Story, Chapter One (2014) ... Lenny Turtletaub (voice)
 2012-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Tenzin / Additional Voices
- Venom of the Red Lotus (2014) ... Tenzin (voice)
- Enter the Void (2014) ... Tenzin (voice)
- The Ultimatum (2014) ... Tenzin (voice)
- Original Airbenders (2014) ... Tenzin (voice)
- In Harm's Way (2014) ... Tenzin (voice)
 2014 The Rewrite
Dr. Lerner
 2011-2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Master Chief / Vern Schillinger / Frank
- Panthropologie (2014) ... Master Chief (voice)
- The Departy Monster (2011) ... Vern Schillinger / Master Chief / Frank (voice)
 2014 The Boxcar Children
Dr. Moore (voice)
 2013-2014 Marvel's Avengers Assemble (TV Series)
J. Jonah Jameson
- The Ambassador (2014) ... J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
- Hyperion (2013) ... J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
- The Avengers Protocol: Part 2 (2013) ... J. Jonah Jameson (voice, uncredited)
 2012-2014 Men at Work (TV Series)
P.J. Jordan
- Odd Milo Out (2014) ... P.J. Jordan
- Pre-Posal (2014) ... P.J. Jordan
- Weekend at PJ's (2013) ... P.J. Jordan
- The New Boss (2013) ... P.J. Jordan
- Milo Full of Grace (2012) ... P.J. Jordan
 2014 Chozen (TV Series)
 2014 Break Point
Jack
 2014 Barefoot
Dr. Bertleman (as JK Simmons)
 2013 Family Tools (TV Series)
Tony / Tony Shea
- Terry by Design (2013) ... Tony
- Pest Side Story (2013) ... Tony
- Jack Steps Up (2013) ... Tony
- The Big Event (2013) ... Tony
- Role Model (2013) ... Tony
 2011-2013 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Mr. Withers / Lt. Rock
- Working K-9 to 5 (2013) ... Mr. Withers (voice, as JK Simmons)
- The K9 Kid (2011) ... Lt. Rock (voice, as JK Simmons)
 2013 3 Geezers!
J Kimball
 2013 The Magic Bracelet (Short)
The Shaman
 2013 The Heeler (Short)
Roscoe
 2013 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Mayor Stice
- Partridge (2013) ... Mayor Stice
 2013 Jobs
Arthur Rock
 2013 Whiplash (Short)
Band Teacher
 2010-2013 Generator Rex (TV Series)
White Knight / Cured Evo / Waiter
- End Game: Part 2 (2013) ... White Knight (voice)
- Endgame Part 1 (2013) ... White Knight (voice)
- Mind Games (2013) ... White Knight (voice)
- Target: Consortium (2012) ... White Knight (voice)
 2012 The Venture Bros. (TV Series)
Ben (Old Man Potter)
- A Very Venture Halloween (2012) ... Ben (Old Man Potter) (voice)
 2012 Best Friends Forever (TV Series)
Don
- Put a Pin in It (2012) ... Don
 2012 The Words
Mr. Jansen
 2011 Young Adult
Mavis's Publisher (voice, uncredited)
 2011 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Frank Forrest
 2011 Blackstone (Short)
Detective Burke
 2011/I The Good Doctor
Detective Krauss
 2011 Portal 2 (Video Game)
Cave Johnson (voice)
 2011 Desert Car Kings (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Narrator
- Drive Like a Champion (2011) ... Narrator
- Chevelle $$ (2011) ... Narrator
 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Bruce Chance
- The Cultish Personality (2011) ... Bruce Chance
 2007-2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
McCreary / Judge
- Fart-Break Hotel (2011) ... (voice)
- The One That Got Away (2008) ... McCreary (voice)
- The Most Adequate Christmas Ever (2007) ... Judge (voice)
 2010 True Grit
J. Noble Daggett (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Megamind
Warden (voice)
 2010 An Invisible Sign
Mr. Jones
 2010 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (TV Series)
Magister Gilhil / Plumber
- Escape from Aggregor (2010) ... Magister Gilhil / Plumber (voice)
 2010 The Life & Times of Tim (TV Series)
O'Flaherty Sr.
- Personality Disorder/Stu Is Good at Something (2010) ... O'Flaherty Sr. (voice)
 2009 The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack (TV Series)
Poseidon / Merman #2 / Pirate / ...
- Low Tidings (2009) ... Merman #2 / Pirate / Poseidon (voice)
- Down with the Ship (2009) ... Captain / Crew Member #3 (voice)
- Over the Moon/100 Percensus (2009) ... Poseidon (voice)
- Candy Cruise Blues (2009) ... Poseidon (voice)
 2009/I Up in the Air
Bob
 2009 Extract
Brian
 2009 Post Grad
Roy Davies (as JK Simmons)
 2009 Aliens in the Attic
Skip (voice)
 2009 Jewno (Short)
Father
 2009 Red Sands
Lt. Col. Arson
 2009 The Vicious Kind
Donald Sinclaire
 2008 Ben 10: Alien Force (TV Series)
Magister Gilhil
- Darkstar Rising (2008) ... Magister Gilhil (voice)
 2008 Burn After Reading
CIA Superior (as JK Simmons)
 2008 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
J.B.
- Toy to the World (2008) ... J.B. (voice)
 2007 Juno
Mac MacGuff
 2007 Postal
Candidate Welles
 2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Martin Smarty
- Mathter and Fervent (2007) ... Martin Smarty (voice)
- The Big Job (2007) ... Martin Smarty (voice)
 2007 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Ernest Fingerman
- Let's Make a Deal (2007) ... Ernest Fingerman
 2007 Breaking Down the Closer (Video short)
 2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie)
James McLaughlin
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (Video Game)
J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
 2006-2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Tabloid Editor / J. Jonah Jameson
- Homerazzi (2007) ... Tabloid Editor (voice)
- Moe'N'A Lisa (2006) ... J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer
Jacobson
 2006 First Snow
Vacaro
 2004-2006 Justice League (TV Series)
General Wade Eiling / German Agent / Bystander / ...
- Patriot Act (2006) ... General Wade Eiling / German Agent / Bystander (voice)
- Panic in the Sky (2005) ... General Wade Eiling (voice, uncredited)
- Dark Heart (2004) ... General Wade Eiling (voice)
 2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Harry Ravitch
 2005 Harsh Times
Agent Richards
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Dr. Clarence Weaver
- Vector (2005) ... Dr. Clarence Weaver
 2005 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
Cyrus Miller
- Running Scared (2005) ... Cyrus Miller
 2005 Arrested Development (TV Series)
General Anderson
- Switch Hitter (2005) ... General Anderson
 2004 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (TV Movie)
Ralph Earnhardt
 2004 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Ike Connors
- Kimber Henry (2004) ... Ike Connors
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Ron Stalsukilis
- Last Rites (2004) ... Ron Stalsukilis
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Mark Wilson
- Two Families (2004) ... Mark Wilson
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Gus Loomer
- Impulse Control (2004) ... Gus Loomer
 2003 Disposal (Short)
Older Hunter
 2003 Everwood (TV Series)
Phil Drebbles
- Burden of Truth (2003) ... Phil Drebbles
 2003 John Doe (TV Series)
Lucas Doya
- The Rising (2003) ... Lucas Doya
 2003 Off the Map
George
 2002 Homeward Bound (TV Movie)
Jim Ashton
 2002 Path to War (TV Movie)
CIA Briefer
 2001 The Mexican
Ted Slocum
 2000 M&M's: The Lost Formulas (Video Game)
Yellow Peanut
 2000 Autumn in New York
Dr. Tom Grandy
 2000 Beautiful Joe (uncredited)
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
Frank Hagonon
- Demolition Derby (2000) ... Frank Hagonon
 1999 I Lost My M in Vegas (Short)
Yellow (voice)
 1999 For Love of the Game
Frank Perry (as JK Simmons)
 1999 The Cider House Rules
Ray Kendall
 1999 Hit and Runway
Ray Tilman
 1998 Above Freezing
Hoyd
 1998 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Captain Amazon
- All's Noisy on the Pittsburgh Front (1998) ... Captain Amazon
 1998 Celebrity
Souvenir Hawker
 1997 Face Down (TV Movie)
Herb Aames
 1997 Anastasia
Ensemble and Character Vocals (voice)
 1997 Crossing Fields
Guy
 1997 Spin City (TV Series)
Kevin
- Hot in the City (1997) ... Kevin
 1997 Love Walked In
Mr. Shulman
 1996 The First Wives Club
Federal Marshal
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
Mel Turman
- Stones (1996) ... Mel Turman
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Colonel Alexander Rausch
- For God and Country (1996) ... Colonel Alexander Rausch
 1995 The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series)
Barber Dan
- Saturday (1995) ... Barber Dan
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
 1994 The Scout
Assistant Coach
 1994 Pom Poko
Seizaemon (Disney Dub 2004) (English version, voice)
 1994 The Ref
Siskel
 1986 Popeye Doyle (TV Movie)
Patrolman in Park (as Jonathan Simmons)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials: M&M's candies (voice of Yellow) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

JK Simmons | Jonathan Simmons

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Played the manager of his hometown pro baseball team, the Detroit Tigers, in For Love of the Game (1999). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays leaders and authority figures See more »

Nickname:

Kim

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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