J.K. SIMMONS (Fletcher) has appeared in diverse projects
spanning motion pictures, television and the stage on and off Broadway. He is
known for playing the character J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi's Spider Man
trilogy. Other motion picture credits include Hidalgo, The Ladykillers, The
Mexican, Off the Map, For Love of the Game, The Gift, Thank You for Smoking,
Rendition, Burn After Reading and, memorably, his portrayal of the off-beat but
not deadbeat father, Mac McGuff, in the hit comedy Juno. Simmons' latest films
include The Words, The Music Never Stopped, Jennifer's Body, Extract, The
Vicious Kind, I Love You Man, Beginner's Guide to Endings, Contraband and the
Award-nominated Up in the Air.
Last year he filmed the Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, as well as Jason Reitman's
upcoming film, Labor Day. Earlier this year, JK wrapped shooting Marc Lawrence's
film, The Reluctant Professor opposite Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei and as well
as Gillian Raimi's next feature Murder of a Cat. Most recently, JK filmed Jeremy
Sisto's feature Breakpoint.
On the small screen Simmons played LAPD Assistant Chief Will Pope in TNT's
hit series "The Closer." He also played Vern Schillinger on HBO's acclaimed
drama "Oz," and had a recurring role as Dr. Emil Skoda on NBC's "Law & Order."
He has had guest starring roles on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," and a recurring
role on TBS' new hit comedy "Men at Work."
Simmons has appeared on the Broadway stage in performances of "Guys and
Dolls," "Laughter on the 23rd Floor," "A Change in the Heir," "Peter Pan" and "A
Few Good Men." This winter, JK will start shooting NBC's new comedy "Growing Up
Fisher" opposite Jenna Elfman.