Name: Jonathan Kimble Simmons
Birthday: January 9, 1955 (65 years old)
Place of Birth: Gross Pointe, USA
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 92 kg
Eastern horoscope: Goat
Career: Foreign actors 575 place
Photo: Jonathan Kimble Simmons
The childhood of J.K. Simmons
Jonathan Kay Simmons was born on January 9, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan. His parents were quite wealthy people - his mother, Patricia Kimble worked as an administrator, and his father, Donald Simmons, was a lecturer at a local college. His pedigree was rich: in an interview, Jonathan admitted that English, German, Scottish, Irish and Welsh roots were mixed in his blood.
In his youth, Jonathan and his family often had to move. In 1965, the family moved from Ohio to Detroit to Ohio, and eight years later to Montana. Here Simmons entered the university as a composer and graduated in 1978.
61-year-old American actor Jonathan Kimble Simmons (J. K. Simmons) is preparing for the upcoming roles, and does not lose time in vain.
In March, it became known that 61-year-old American actor Jonathan Kimble Simmons (J. K. Simmons) will play the role of James Gordon, Police Commissioner Gotham from the Batman comics, in the movie Justice League and its sequels, as well as in a solo film about Batman.
For the role, an older actor decided to get in shape and is training hard in the gym under the guidance of Aaron Williamson, a former US Army Marine who became a fitness trainer
Williamson previously posted a photo with Simmons on his Instagram
Aaron helps many Hollywood stars, and recently he posted several shots from Simmons training.
“Every time we train together, I forget that he is 61 years old. How I respect this guy, ”Aaron Williamson signed the photo.
Many netizens and journalists appreciated the actor’s form, noting that for his age he looks just amazing.
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Simmons was born in 1955 in the family of college teacher Donald Simmons and administrator Patricia Kimble, in addition to him, the couple had two more children. After graduating from school, Jonathan entered the University of Montana. In addition, Simmons worked for a long time in the theater, participated in such productions as Guys and Dolls and Carousel.
In the 1990s, Simmons began acting on television. Fame came to him after roles Dr. Skoda - A police psychiatrist who appeared in the series Law and Order and a neo-Nazi prisoner in the prison drama Oz.
Finally, yellow M & M’s from the well-known series of advertisements for two dragees spoke in Simmons' voice. John played the role of anti-communist president Howard Ackerman in the video game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, founder and president of Aperture Science Cave Johnson in the video game Portal 2 and several characters in the animated series The Simpsons.
In 2014, he played the role of an autocratic orchestra conductor in the psychological drama Obsession. Simmons' work has received many awards and the highest ratings of film critics, who considered her one of the strongest in his long career.
In 2015-2016, voiced by Stanford Pines in the animated film "Gravity Falls." Since 2017, he played the main role in the television series "On the Other Side".
Career J.K. Simmons
In 1986, Simmons was entrusted with one of the leading roles in the series "Popeye Doyle" - he played a park cop. Since then, Jonathan has often appeared on American television screens in various television series. His track record includes work in projects such as The Adventures of Pete and Pete, Ambulance, and New York News.
Of his series roles, special mention is made of the police psychiatrist Emil Skoda in a couple of seasons of Law and Order and the prisoner-Nazi in the multi-part crime drama Prison of Oz.
In 1994, Simmons first appeared on the big screen, playing in two films at once. In the crime drama Caution, Hostage!, Kevin Spacey became his partner on the set, and in the sports comedy Scout, Brendan Fraser.
In 2002, he was approved for a supporting role in the superhero blockbuster Spider-Man. Hero Jay John Jameson (editor-in-chief of the newspaper) in his performance turned out to be one of the most memorable characters in the entire movie trilogy. The main roles in the film were played by Toby Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco.
2014 can be called the beginning of the next stage in the acting career of Simmons. He expertly played the tyrannical orchestral conductor in the psychological drama Obsession. His acting in tandem with the young Miles Teller was appreciated by viewers and critics around the world - in early 2015, Jonathan was awarded the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
J.K. Simmons now
After the phenomenal success of “Obsession,” the actor can be said to have a second wind, so now the number of projects he is working on simultaneously inspires genuine respect.
In 2016, viewers could see him in the Oscars and Golden Globes award-winning musical La La Land with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. He played Bill, the owner of a restaurant where, at the beginning of the film, the main character of the picture, a talented pianist Sebastian, moonlights.
Less visible projects of that year included the comedy melodrama Late Flower, the action movie Retribution with Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick, as well as the historical drama about the explosion in Boston, Day of Retribution with Mark Wahlberg.
2017 promises to bring fans of this actor even more new emotions. So, the premieres of eight projects with his participation were planned for this year at once. Among them is a small role in the superhero film Justice League, the comedy Seen the Night, where JK Simmons will play one of the main roles, the military action movie Renegades, on which the actor will work closely with Ewan McGregor, as well as the criminal drama about the first serial killer of Norway "Snowman".