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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: Scene On Rating
The Ref 1994 Cine 1-4 0000-00-00 ***
The First Wives Club 1996 Don't Remember 0000-00-00 ***
The Jackal 1998 Don't Remember 0000-00-00 ***
For Love of the Game 1999 Branford Hoyts with Cher & ? 0000-00-00 ***
The Cider House Rules 1999 Orange Showcase 2000-03-05 *
Autumn in New York 2000 Branford Hoyts with Cheri, Ryan and Daniel 2000-08-14 Bomb
The Mexican 2001 at Branford Hoyts 2001-03-03 ** 1/2
Spiderman 2002 at Branford Hoyts 2002-05-03 *** 1/2
Off the Map 2003 Family on DVD 2008-01-25 *** 1/2
Spiderman 2 2004 in Tampa, FL 2004-10-04 ** 1/2
The Ladykillers 2004 at Showcase Orange 2004-04-08 ** 1/2
Hidalgo 2004 w/ Family on DVD 2004-09-03 **
Thank You for Smoking 2005 2008-01-27 ***
The Astronaut Farmer 2006 family on DVD 2008-02-02 **
Juno 2007 Orange Showcase 2008-01-07 **** 1/2
Burn After Reading 2008 Suzy 2008-11-30 ***
New in Town 2009 Family 2009-06-13 ** 1/2
Up in the Air 2009 Suzy 2010-01-29 *** 1/2
I Love You, Man 2009 Suzy and Kendra 2010-10-24 * 1/2
Crazy on the Outside 2010 Suzy and Hanna 2015-11-25 ** 1/2
Megamind 2010 Suzy and Hanna 2011-01-28 * 1/2
The Rewrite 2014 Suzy and Kendra 2017-03-25 ***
The Meddler 2015 Suzy 2018-09-08 ** 1/2
Zootopia 2016 Suzy and Hanna 2016-05-27 ***
La La Land 2016 Suzy and Andrea at Bowtie New Haven 2017-01-03 *** 1/2
The Accountant 2016 Suzy 2017-01-07 ***
Justice League 2017 Hanna 2018-02-18 ***
21 Bridges 2019 2020-02-08 ** 1/2
Palm Springs 2020 Suzy and Hanna 2020-07-24 ***
The Tomorrow War 2021 Suzy and Hanna 2021-07-08 **