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J.K. Simmons

Oscar winner J.K. Simmons talks about his memorable roles, from ‘Juno’ to ‘Whiplash’

Oscar winner J.K. Simmons talks about his memorable roles, from ‘Juno’ to ‘Whiplash’

“What I say yes to has evolved over the years,” says J.K. Simmons. “Most actors when they’re starting out just want to act, so you say yes. I’ve gradually gotten to the position where I’m fortunate to be very choosy now.

“What I say yes to, honestly, in the last handful of years has to do with geography because of my family. Once I knew the mortgage was going to be paid, it became a bigger priority to work at home and not be around the world for long periods of time and be a husband and a father and have some semblance of a normal life.”

The actor, 64, found himself at a turning point in his career in 2015 after winning the Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA for his role as a...

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