Jonathan Kimble "J.K." Simmons
is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Dr. Emil Skoda
in the Law & Order
television franchise, Vernon Schillinger
on the HBO
drama series Oz
. He also voiced Tenzin
in the Avatar: The Last Airbender
spin-off series The Legend of Korra
, and Kai
, the main antagonist of DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda 3
. Terence Fletcher in Whiplash
, which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
. He is also well-known as the current voice of the Yellow M&M
in the M&M's
commercials since 1996
For Disney, he voiced Seizaemon in Studio Ghibli's Pom Poko, Martin Smarty in Kim Possible, J.B. in Phineas and Ferb, J. Jonah Jameson in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., and Spider-Man: Far From Home (a role he previously played in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy), Stanford Pines in Gravity Falls, and Mayor Lionheart in the 2016 animated film Zootopia. He also played Siskel in the 1994 Touchstone Pictures film The Ref, Buffalo Bill Cody in Hidalgo, Garth Pancake in The Ladykillers, Ray Kendall in The Cider House Rules, a souvernir hacker in Celebrity, and Brian in Extract.
J.K. Simmons speaks at the Growing Up Fisher panel at the 2014 Winter TCA Press Tour.
J.K. Simmons accepts the "Best Supporting Actor" award during the 87th annual Acadamy Awards in February 2015.
J.K. Simmons behind the scenes of Zootopia.
J.K. Simmons attending the 2018 Toronto International Film Fest.