Born on January 9, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan
J.K. Simmons as "Terence Fletcher"
Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, in pursuit of rising to the top of his elite music conservatory. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor known for his terrifying teaching methods, discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into the top jazz ensemble, forever changing the young man's life. But Andrew's passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher pushes him to the brink of his ability and his sanity.
|Academy Award (2014)||Won||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)||Won||Supporting Actor|
|Golden Globe (2014)||Won||Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role|