J. K. Simmons

1955 - Today

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Jonathan Kimble Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American actor. On television, he is known for playing Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series Law & Order, Vernon Schillinger on the HBO series Oz, Assistant Police Chief Will Pope on TNT's The Closer, and Nolan “Omni-Man” Grayson on the Amazon Prime series Invincible. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. K. Simmons has received more than 10,279,703 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). J. K. Simmons is the 811th most popular actor (down from 577th in 2019), the 1,524th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,174th in 2019) and the 407th most popular American Actor.

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  • 10M

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  • 68.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, J. K. Simmons ranks 811 out of 10,030Before him are Adrien Brody, Lily Tomlin, Aamir Khan, Barbara Eden, Fred Willard, and Bill Pullman. After him are Fran Drescher, María Félix, Gabriele Ferzetti, Max Wright, Jean-Claude Brialy, and Olga Knipper.

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Among people born in 1955, J. K. Simmons ranks 42Before him are Roland Emmerich, Shoko Asahara, Binali Yıldırım, Denis Mukwege, Haitham bin Tariq, and Brendan Gleeson. After him are Billy Idol, Ante Gotovina, Héctor Cúper, Jeff Koons, Michael Rooker, and Martin Schulz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, J. K. Simmons ranks 1,524 out of 15,968Before him are Martha Washington (1731), Barbara Eden (1931), Henry Ford II (1917), Fred Willard (1939), Sonny Rollins (1930), and Bill Pullman (1953). After him are Will Eisner (1917), Fran Drescher (1957), Lee Iacocca (1924), Buddy Rich (1917), Russ Meyer (1922), and Charles Mingus (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, J. K. Simmons ranks 407Before him are Tony Burton (1937), Adrien Brody (1973), Lily Tomlin (1939), Barbara Eden (1931), Fred Willard (1939), and Bill Pullman (1953). After him are Fran Drescher (1957), Max Wright (1943), Janet Gaynor (1906), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Cybill Shepherd (1950), and Jim Parsons (1973).

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