J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons Born: 1955-01-09

Jonathan Kimble "J. K." Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles on television as Dr. Emil Skoda in NBC's Law & Order (and other shows in the Law & Order franchise), Assistant Police Chief Will Pope in TNT's The Closer, neo-Nazi Vernon Schillinger in the HBO prison drama Oz, on film as J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider-Man franchise, as Mac MacGuff in Juno, and as the voice of Cave Johnson in Portal 2. Description above from the Wikipedia article J.K. Simmons, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Appeared In


Year Title Role
2011 The Music Never Stopped Henry Sawyer
2013 3 Geezers! J. Kimball
2017 Renegades Levin
2017 The Bachelors Bill Ponder
2017 I'm Not Here Steve
2009 Aliens in the Attic Skip (voice)
2011 Blackstone Detective Burke
2017 All Nighter Mr. Gallo
2009 The Way of War Sergeant Mitchell
2014 Whiplash Terence Fletcher
2017 Punching Henry Jay Warren
2016 Rock Dog Khampa (voice)
2014 Break Point Jack
2014 Ava & Lala General Tiger (voice)
2010 4192: The Crowning of the Hit King Narrator (voice)
2018 A Boy Called Sailboat Ernest
2019 Klaus Klaus (voice)
2018 Detroit: Comeback City Himself - Narrator
2018 Drug$ Narrator
2021 National Champions
2021 Seal Team Claggart (voice)
The Woods Wade
2022 Batgirl Commissioner James Gordon
2009 New in Town Stu Kopenhafer
2010 An Invisible Sign Mr. Jones
2014 Barefoot Dr. Bertleman
2014 Murder of a Cat Sheriff Hoyle
2017 Father Figures Ronald Hunt
2013 Whiplash Fletcher
2015 Worlds Apart Sebastian
2016 The Accountant Ray King
2016 The Meddler Randall Zipper
2016 Patriots Day Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese
1998 Above Freezing Hoyd
2018 The Front Runner Bill Dixon
2019 21 Bridges Captain Matt McKenna
2020 Palm Springs Roy
2021 The Tomorrow War James Forester
My Only Sunshine
2021 Marmaduke Zeus (voice)
2008 American Experience: Walt Whitman Narrator
2021 Being the Ricardos William Frawley
2021 Rushing or Dragging Terrence Fletcher (Archive Audio)
2004 The Ladykillers Garth Pancake
2001 The Mexican Ted Slocum
2009 The Vicious Kind Donald Sinclaire
2010 Crazy on the Outside Ed
2006 First Snow Vacaro
2010 A Beginner's Guide to Endings Uncle Pal
2013 Dark Skies Edwin Pollard
1999 I Lost My 'M' in Vegas Yellow
2014 The Rewrite Dr. Hal Lerner
2013 The Magic Bracelet The Shaman
2016 The Late Bloomer James Newmans
2007 Postal Candidate Welles
2013 The Heeler Roscoe
2021 Ride the Eagle Carl
The Tomorrow War 2 Slade
2004 Hidalgo Buffalo Bill Cody
1997 The Jackal FBI Agent T. I. Witherspoon
2003 Off the Map George
2009 Extract Brian
2009 I Love You, Man Oswald Klaven
2009 Jennifer's Body Mr. Wroblewski
1998 Crossing Fields Guy
2015 Terminator Genisys Detective O'Brien
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Kai (voice)
2016 La La Land Bill
2004 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story Ralph Earnhardt
2003 Disposal Older Hunter
2017 The Snowman Arve Støp
2017 The Black Ghiandola Ralph Aceto
2018 The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island Dr. Moore (voice)
2007 Spider-Man 2.1 - A New Movie J. Jonah Jameson
2002 Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson
2004 Spider-Man 2 J. Jonah Jameson
2005 Harsh Times Agent Richards
2012 The Words Mr. Jansen
2013 Jobs Arthur Rock
1997 Face Down Herb Aames
2012 Adventure Planet President of Capitol State (voice)
2004 Spider-Man 2: Making the Amazing Himself
2007 Juno Mac MacGuff
1999 Hit and Runway
2011 The Good Doctor Detective Krauss
1986 Popeye Doyle Patrolman in Park
1999 For Love of the Game Frank Perry
2009 Up in the Air Bob
2012 Contraband Captain Camp
2014 The Boxcar Children Dr. Moore (voice)
2000 Autumn in New York Dr. Tom Grandy
2007 Spider-Man 3 J. Jonah Jameson
2008 Burn After Reading CIA Superior
2007 Rendition Lee Mayer
1997 Love Walked In Mr. Shulman
2013 Labor Day Mr. Jervis
2016 Zootopia Mayor Leodore Lionheart (voice)
2009 Red Sands Lt. Col. Arson
1994 The Ref Siskel
1994 The Scout Assistant Coach
1992 Guys And Dolls: Off The Record Himself / Benny Southstreet
2000 The Gift Sheriff Pearl Johnson
1996 Extreme Measures Dr. Mingus
2006 Thank You for Smoking BR
2010 Megamind Warden (voice)
2006 The Astronaut Farmer Jacobson
2017 Justice League Commissioner James Gordon
2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League Commissioner James Gordon
1999 The Cider House Rules Ray Kendall
1997 Anastasia Ensemble and Character Vocals (voice)
2014 Men, Women & Children Allison's Dad
2020 Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens Orville
2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife Ivo Shandor
2009 Post Grad Roy Davies
2021 Spider-Man: No Way Home J. Jonah Jameson
2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee James McLaughlin
2003 Path to War CIA Briefer
2009 Extract: Mike Judge's Secret Recipe Self
2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Gruff K-9 (voice)
2010 True Grit J. Noble Daggett (voice)
2019 3 Days with Dad Joey
1998 Celebrity Souvenir Hawker
2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II Benny Southstreet (segment "Guys & Dolls")
1996 The First Wives Club Federal Marshall
2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home J. Jonah Jameson
2011 Young Adult Mavis' Publisher (voice - uncredited)
2021 Venom: Let There Be Carnage J. Jonah Jameson (uncredited)

TV Series

Year Title Role
1989 The Simpsons Victor Kleskow (voice)
2005 American Dad! Judge (voice)
2004 Jack & Bobby
1996 Spin City
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street
2003 Arrested Development General Anderson
1995 New York News
2009 Party Down Leonard Stiltskin
2012 Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
2014 Growing Up Fisher Mel Fisher
2013 LEGO MARVEL Super Heroes: Maximum Overload J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
1999 Third Watch
2002 John Doe
2005 The Closer Will Pope
2002 Everwood Phil Drebbles
2002 Without a Trace Mark Wilson
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Emil Skoda
2003 Nip/Tuck
1994 New York Undercover
1994 ER
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2004 The Jury
2013 Family Tools
1997 Oz Vernon Schillinger
2015 What Lives Inside Benjamin 'Pops' Delaney
2017 Counterpart Howard Silk
1990 Law & Order Dr. Emil Skoda
2012 The Legend of Korra Tenzin (voice)
2004 The D.A. Dep. Dist. Atty. Joe Carter
2012 Gravity Falls Stanford Pines (voice)
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self
2011 Desert Car Kings Himself - Narrator
1975 Saturday Night Live Himself - Host
2017 No Activity Leo
2017 Brockmire Matt "The Bat" Hardesty
2004 Veronica Mars Clyde Pickett
2014 BoJack Horseman Lenny Turtletaub (voice)
2018 Explained Self - Narrator
2021 Invincible Nolan Grayson / Omni-Man (voice)
2009 Parks and Recreation Mayor Stice
2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Frank Dillman
2014 Wild Hawaii Narrator (voice)
2020 Coronavirus, Explained Self - Narrator
2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride The Grandfather
2020 The Stand General Starkey
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self
2008 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Guardian / Evil Star (voice)
2017 Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics Self
2019 The Daily Bugle J. Jonah Jameson
2012 Men at Work P.J. Jordan
Lightyears Franklin York
2021 The Great North Tusk Johnson (voice)
2019 TheDailyBugle.net: EXCLUSIVE J. Jonah Jameson
2004 Justice League Unlimited General Wade Eiling (voice)
2004 Justice League Unlimited General Wade Eiling / Mantis (voice)
2004 Justice League Unlimited General Wade Eiling / German Agent / Bystander (voice)
2014 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Voice Over (voice)
2010 The Talk Self - Guest
2020 Defending Jacob Billy Barber
2016 Goliath George Zax
1999 The West Wing Harry Ravitch
2010 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Magister Gilhil / Plumber (voice)
2002 Kim Possible Martin Smarty (voice)
2002 Kim Possible Martin Smarty / Additional voices (voice)
2005 American Dad! Jed Farnsworth (voice)
2005 American Dad! Dean of CIA Academy (voice)
2005 American Dad! Gene (voice)