• J.K.  Simmons

    J.K. Simmons

    Born on January 9th, 1955

    From Detroit, Michigan

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Whiplash

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.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Won
Supporting Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2015)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Won
Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series