J.K. Simmons

Biography

Date of Birth 9 January 1955, Detroit, Michigan, USA Birth Name Jonathan Kimble Simmons Nickname Kim Height 6' (1.83 m) Spouse Michelle Schumacher (? - present) 2 children Trivia He is the father of at least one child. He has a sister, Elizabeth Simmons O'Neill, and a brother David who is a Christian singer. Has a nephew named Niko and a sister-in-law Nancy. Is the voice of the yellow M&M on the commercials. Voiceover work for Norelco razors. Graduate of the University of Montana. Received an Achievement Award for the UofM in April 2002. Studied to become a composer before getting to musicals and acting. His character of Dr. Emil Skoda is one of the few "Law & Order" (1990) recurring characters to span all three incarnations: the original series; "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999) and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001) (the medical examiner, Elizabeth Rodgers (Leslie Hendrix), has also appeared on all three shows). Before playing police psychiatrist "Dr. Emil Skoda" on "Law & Order" (1990), he played a fanatical nut-case suspect on a crossover episode of "Law & Order" (1990) and "Homicide: Life on the Street" (1993). He is among the few recurring members to have a guest spot as one character on a "Law & Order" series before going on to play a different character in the L&O universe (others include S. Epatha Merkerson and Jerry Orbach). Ice-T played a criminal who met a "striking" fate in Exiled (1998) (TV) before going on to star as Det. Odafin "Fin" Tutuola in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999). Attended The Ohio State University while living in Worthington, Ohio. Still remains a huge Ohio State sports fan today. Appeared in four films with Bruce Campbell. The first two were Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004), both directed by Sam Raimi. The third was The Ladykillers (2004) directed by Ethan Coen, who frequently collaborates with Raimi, followed by another appearance with Campbell in Raimi's Spider-Man 3 (2007). Played the manager of his hometown pro baseball team, the Detroit Tigers, in For Love of the Game (1999). Wore a wig to play J. Jameson in the Spiderman films. Met his wife, Michelle Schumacher, during a tour of "Peter Pan". Where Are They Now (January 2008) Attended the Critics' Choice Awards ceremony, and was interviewed by Canadian news show "E Talk" (2002).

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Birth Name

Jonathan Kimble Simmons

Birth Place

Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA

Birth Date

1/9/1955
Known For
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Spider-Man 2

J. Jonah Jameson

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Whiplash

Fletcher

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21 Bridges

Captain McKenna

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Post Grad

Roy Davies

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The Mexican

Ted Slocum

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American Renegades

Levin

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Way of War

Sergeant Mitchell

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New in Town

Stu Kopenhafer

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Palm Springs

Roy

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The Music Never Stopped

Henry Sawyer

Starring In
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Red One

Santa Claus

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The Venture Bros.: Radiant Is the Blood of the Baboon Heart

Ben (voice)

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The Silk Road Rally

Gnash (voice)

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One Day as a Lion

Walter Boggs

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Glorious

Ghat

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Marmaduke

Zeus (voice)

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Batgirl

Commissioner Gordon

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Being the Ricardos

William Frawley

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Spider-Man: No Way Home

J. Jonah Jameson

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ivo Shandor

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Zack Snyder's Justice League

Commissioner Gordon

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The Tomorrow War

James Forester

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage

J. Jonah Jameson (uncredited)

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Seal Team

Claggart (voice)

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Ride the Eagle

Carl

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Palm Springs

Roy

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Klaus

Klaus (voice)

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3 Days with Dad

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21 Bridges

Captain McKenna

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Spider-Man: Far from Home

J. Jonah Jameson

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A Boy Called Sailboat

Ernest

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Front Runner, The

Bill Dixon

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Drug$

Narrator (voice)

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The Boxcar Children - Surprise Island

Dr. Moore (voice)

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I'm Not Here

Steve

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American Renegades

Levin

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Father Figures

Roland Hunt

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Justice League

Commissioner Gordon

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The Bachelors

Bill Palet

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The Snowman

Arve Stop

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All Nighter

Mr. Gallo

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Rock Dog

Khampa (voice)

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Patriots Day

Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese

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La La Land

Bill

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The Late Bloomer

James Newmans

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Zootopia

Mayor Lionheart (voice)

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Kai (voice)

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The Accountant

Ray King

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The Meddler

Zipper

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Worlds Apart

Sebastian

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Terminator: Genisys

O'Brien

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April and the Extraordinary World

Rodrigue (voice)

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Punching Henry

Jay Warren

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The Rewrite

Dr. Lerner

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Whiplash

Fletcher

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Men, Women & Children

Allison's Dad

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Barefoot

Dr. Bertleman

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The Boxcar Children

Dr. Moore (voice)

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Murder of a Cat

Sheriff Hoyle

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Labor Day

Mr. Jervis

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Jobs

Arthur Rock

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3 Geezers!

J Kimball

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Dark Skies

Edwin Pollard

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The Words

Mr. Jansen

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Contraband

Captain Camp

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Young Adult

Mavis's Publisher (uncredited)

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The Music Never Stopped

Henry Sawyer

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True Grit

J. Noble Daggett (voice) (uncredited)

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An Invisible Sign

Mr. Jones

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A Beginner's Guide To Endings

Uncle Pal

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Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore

Gruff K-9 (voice)

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Megamind

Warden (voice)

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Crazy On The Outside

Ed

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Up in the Air

Bob

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Jennifer's Body

Mr. Wroblewski

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Extract

Brian

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Post Grad

Roy Davies

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Aliens in the Attic

Skip (voice)

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I Love You, Man

Oswald Klaven

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New in Town

Stu Kopenhafer

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Red Sands

Arson

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Way of War

Sergeant Mitchell

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Burn After Reading

CIA Superior (as JK Simmons)

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Juno

Mac MacGuff

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Rendition

Lee Mayer

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Postal

Candidate Welles

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Spider-Man 3

J. Jonah Jameson

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

McLaughlin

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The Astronaut Farmer

Jacobson

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First Snow

Vacaro

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Harsh Times

Agent Richards

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Thank You for Smoking

BR

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American Dad: The New CIA

Judge / ... (2 episodes, 2007-2008)

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Spider-Man 2

J. Jonah Jameson

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The Ladykillers

Garth Pancake

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Hidalgo

Buffalo Bill Cody

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3: The Dale Earnhardt Story

Ralph Earnhardt

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Off the Map

George

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Spider-Man

J. Jonah Jameson

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Path to War

CIA Briefer

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The Mexican

Ted Slocum

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The Gift

Sheriff Pearl Johnson

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Autumn in New York

Dr. Tom Grandy

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Beautiful Joe

(uncredited)

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The Cider House Rules

Ray Kendall

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For Love of the Game

Frank Perry (as JK Simmons)

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Hit and Runway

Ray Tilman

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Celebrity

Souvenir Hawker

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Anastasia

Ensemble Vocals

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The Jackal

Witherspoon

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Extreme Measures

Dr. Mingus

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The First Wives Club

Federal Marshal

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Pom Poko

Seizaemon (Disney Dub 2004) (voice: English version)

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The Scout

Assistant Coach

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The Ref

Siskel

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Popeye Doyle

Patrolman in Park (as Jonathan Simmons)

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Break Point

Jack

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