J. K. Simmons is an Academy Award-winning American actor who is perhaps most known for portraying J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man film trilogy.
He is one of the main voice actors set to portray Nolan Grayson / Omni-Man in Amazon Prime's upcoming animated superhero series Invincible.
Before the show premieres in March 2021, here is what you should know about J. K. Simmons:
Set to premiere on March 26, 2021, the series is based on Robert Kirkman's comic book series and will feature a voice cast that includes Mark Hamill, Sandra Oh, Seth Rogen, Zachary Quinto, Lauren Cohan, Gillian Jacobs, Andrew Rannells, and Zazie Beetz, among others.
J. K. Simmons is one of the most revered and prolific actors in the world. He has been credited in over 200 movies and TV programs.
He is most known for his portrayal of J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man film trilogy starring Tobey Maguire. He recently appeared in a post-credits scene in 2019's Spider-Man: Far From Home, reprising Jameson for a cameo role.
Simmons won an Academy Award for his supporting role as Terence Fletcher in Damian Chazelle's 2016 drama film Whiplash starring Miles Teller.
Other notable film appearances include roles in The Jackal, The Mexican, The Ladykillers, Juno, Up in the Air, Labor Day, Men, Women & Children, Terminator Genisys, La La Land, Patriots Day, and Justice League.
On television, he has appeared as Dr. Emil Skoda in the NBC legal drama Law & Order, Vernon Schillinger in the HBO drama series Oz, and Assistant Police Chief Will Pope in the TNT police procedural drama series The Closer.
Jonathan Kimble Simmons was born on January 9, 1955, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, one of three children to Patricia Kimble and Donald William Simmons. He is 66 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters).
He has been married since 1996 to actress-producer-director Michelle Schumacher. They have two children together: daughter Olivia Simmons and son Joe Simmons, both of whom are aspiring actors.
According to celebritynetworth.com, J. K. Simmons has a net worth of $16 million.