J.K. Simmons' Oscar in 2014 for his performance in Whiplash was well deserving of the win. In addition to his 2014 Oscar, J.K. Simmons also has a vast collection of other roles that we think are deserving of an Oscar mention as well. Here are J.K. Simmons' most Oscar-worthy roles through the years.
J.K. Simmons Oscar-Worthy Roles
J.K. Simmons' earliest Oscar-worthy film success would come in 2002 when he began starring as the editor in chief of the Daily Bugle, "J. Jonah Jameson", in the Spider-Man films. Simmons would reprise the role for both of the film's sequels and has been praised by critics for the role.
In the role of "Terence Fletcher", a musical conductor, Simmons' would win praise for his performance resulting with a coveted Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He would also top the year off by winning the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor.
Most recently, you will catch the 66-year-old actor on another hit series, Counterpart, which ran from 2017 to 2019, as well as the Apple TV+ series, Defending Jacob. J.K. Simmons appears ready to add more Oscar-worthy roles and is rumored to be a part of the upcoming Marvel film, Morbius.