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J.K. Simmons
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Michelle Schumacher (? - present) 2 children


J.K. played Benny Southstreet in 1992 Broadway revival of "Guys and Dolls."

He is the father of at least one child. He has a sister, Elizabeth Simmons O'Neill, and a brother David who is a Christian singer. Has a nephew named Niko and a sister-in-law Nancy.

Is the voice of the yellow M&M on the commercials.

Voiceover work for Norelco razors.

Graduate of the Univeristy of Montana. Received an Achievement Award for the UofM in April 2002. Studied to become a composer before getting to musicals and acting.

His Dr. Emil Skoda is one of the few L&O recurring characters to span all three Law & Order incarnations: the original, SVU, and Criminal Intent. (Medical Examiner Elizabeth Rodgers has also appeared on all three shows.)

Before playing Skoda, Simmons played a fanatical nutcase suspect on a crossover episode of Law & Order and Homicide: Life On the Streets. He is among the few recurring members to have a guest spot as one character on a Law & Order series before going on to play a different character in the L&O universe (others include S. Epatha Merkerson and Jerry Orbach) Ice-T played a criminal who met a "striking" fate in the L&O: Exiled TV movie before going on to star as Det. Odafin "Fin" Tutuola in L&O: SVU.

Attended The Ohio State University while living in Worthington, Ohio. Still remains a huge Ohio State sports fan today.

Appeared in three films with Bruce Campbell. Two of them were the Spiderman films, directed by Sam Raimi. The third was The Ladykillers, directed by the Coen brothers, who are frequent collaborators with Raimi.

Played the manager of his hometown pro baseball team, the Detroit Tigers, in For Love of the Game (1999).

J.K. Simmons stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
The Ref 1994 Cine 1-4 Digital ***
The First Wives Club 1996 Don't Remember ***
The Jackal 1998 Don't Remember ***
For Love of the Game 1999 Branford Hoyts with Cher & ? DVD ***
The Cider House Rules 1999 Orange Showcase *
Autumn in New York 2000 Branford Hoyts with Cheri, Ryan and Daniel Bomb
The Mexican 2001 at Branford Hoyts DVD ** 1/2
Spiderman 2002 at Branford Hoyts DVD *** 1/2
Off the Map 2003 Family on DVD *** 1/2
The Ladykillers 2004 at Showcase Orange ** 1/2
Hidalgo 2004 w/ Family on DVD **
Spiderman 2 2004 in Tampa, FL ** 1/2
Thank You for Smoking 2005 ***
The Astronaut Farmer 2006 family on DVD **
Juno 2007 Orange Showcase Digital **** 1/2
Burn After Reading 2008 Suzy Digital ***
New in Town 2009 Family Digital ** 1/2
Up in the Air 2009 Suzy Digital *** 1/2
I Love You, Man 2009 Suzy and Kendra Digital * 1/2
Megamind 2010 Suzy and Hanna Digital * 1/2
Crazy on the Outside 2010 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2
The Rewrite 2014 Suzy and Kendra Digital ***
The Meddler 2015 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
Zootopia 2016 Suzy and Hanna Digital ***
La La Land 2016 Suzy and Andrea at Bowtie New Haven *** 1/2
The Accountant 2016 Suzy Digital ***
Justice League 2017 Hanna Digital ***