J.K. Simmons - Best Supporting Actor 2015, Whiplash. Jonathan Kimble "J. K." Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American actor of film, television and stage. He lived with his family in Worthington, OH from age 10 through 18, graduating from Worthington HS.
Description of . J.K. Simmons poses backstage with the Oscar for best Actor in a Supporting Role for "Whiplash" at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (Photo by David Crane / Los Angeles Daily News)