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.
Perhaps the biggest role and most Oscar-worthy of J.K. Simmons' career to date came in 2014 with the drama Whiplash.
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. .