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Bio For: J.K. Simmons
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J.K. SIMMONS 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."

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' 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 Academy Award-nominated "Up in the Air." Last year he was seen in theaters in the Steve Jobs biopic, "Jobs," and currently can be seen in theaters in Jason Reitman's film, "Labor Day." Last year, JK wrapped shooting "The Reluctant Professor" opposite Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei, Gillian Raimi's feature "Murder of a Cat," and Jeremy Sisto's indie "Breakpoint." JK starred in Blumhouse Productions feature "Whiplash" opposite Miles Teller," which premiered at this year's Sundance, and won the Dramatic Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize for best film.

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 past month, JK filmed Jason Reitman's latest feature, "Pale Blue Dot.' Currently, JK is shooting NBC's new comedy "Growing Up Fisher" opposite Jenna Elfman.

Movies For: J.K. Simmons
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8 Movies: Pg 1 of 1 Show:
BAREFOOT (PG-13) On Video: 4/22/2014 At Theaters: 2/21/2014
DARK SKIES (PG-13) On Video: 5/28/2013 At Theaters: 2/22/2013
JENNIFER'S BODY (R) On Video: 12/29/2009 At Theaters: 9/18/2009
EXTRACT (R) On Video: 12/22/2009 At Theaters: 9/4/2009
ALIENS IN THE ATTIC (PG) On Video: 11/3/2009 At Theaters: 7/31/2009
I LOVE YOU, MAN (R) On Video: 8/11/2009 At Theaters: 3/20/2009
NEW IN TOWN (PG-13) On Video: 5/26/2009 At Theaters: 1/30/2009
JUNO (PG-13) On Video: 4/15/2008 At Theaters: 12/5/2007
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