Feb 21, 2015. J.K. Simmons poses backstage with his Best Supporting Male award for his role in the film "Whiplash" during the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica. (Reuters)
J.K. Simmons is a favorite to win a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for “Whiplash” — and he’s moved onto “Terminator Genisys” with Arnold Schwarzenegger — but he still thinks of himself as some putz from Detroit.
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