You know him, you love him, you can’t remember his name. But that is all changing for J.K. Simmons this year, as he is a leading contender for Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash, the new film from first-timer Damien Chazelle. Meet the man you know so well… but probably don’t know at all. From the theater to singing telegrams to Whiplash.
If you haven’t seen it, here’s his teaser from Whiplash: