J.K. Simmons is an American actor. He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music).
Simmons is also a fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, having spent his formative years in Ohio. Simmons is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the men's music fraternity, and was initiated in 1975 at University of Montana. During Mardi Gras 2018, J.K. Simmons was awarded King of Bacchus by the Krewe of Bacchus. 
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J.K. Simmons: J.K. Simmons, American character actor who had a wide-ranging career, highlighted by an Oscar-winning performance as a sadistic and perfectionist music instructor in the drama Whiplash (2014). His other notable films included Juno, La La Land, and the Spider-Man series. Learn more about Simmons’s life and career.