Congratulations are in order for J.K. Simmons! He walked away with the award For Outstanding Male Actor In A Supporting Role at the 2015 SAG Awards!
Beating out an impressive list of nominees, J.K. Simmons won the award for Outstanding Male Actor In A Supporting Role and his speech was extremely endearing — check it out!
J.K. Simmons Wins SAG Award For Best Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Reece Witherspoon introduced the nominees and then announced that the winner was J.K. Simmons for Whiplash!
“This is really beautiful,” he started off his acceptance speech. “I feel like all of us actors are supporting actors. Each of us is not only supporting the story…..each of us is crucial to the story.”
So sweet — instead of talking about himself, J.K. Simmons acknowledged the many other actors in the film that contributed to its success.
“I would like to thank the 49 actors who appear on the screen of Whiplash,” he said. And to top everything off, he said “I would like thank my extraordinary wife.” So cute!
The Impressive List Of Nominees That J.K Beat Out
J.K. Simmons beat out an impressive list of nominees for his title of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
The other nominees in his category were: Robert Duvall as Joseph Palmer – The Judge // Ethan Hawke as Mason, Sr. – Boyhood // Edward Norton as Mike – Birdman // Mark Ruffalo as Dave Schultz – Foxcatcher
HollywoodLifers, do you think J.K. Simmons deserved this award or do you think one of the other four nominees deserved it morE? Vote and let us know who you think should have won in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio