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.
2015 Oscars Backstage Quotes JK Simmons, Best Supporting Actor, “Whiplash” “I almost got back on the bus a handful of times, and if I”d had any reasonable options in terms of employment I probably would have,” he said. Success is “definitely more tiring than the lean times,” he added. “In the lean times you get lots of sleep.”