9 Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In

J.K. Simmons has been taking awards season by storm. The Whiplash star not only scored an Academy Award nomination to add to his accolades, but he’s even hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend.

But Simmons, 60, didn’t become a star overnight. In fact, his résumé includes over 140 projects since 1986, some which sent us running to Netflix to refresh our memories.

The Fault in Our Movies: See 12 of the Most Beautiful People Dying Young on Film

According to author John Green, his acclaimed young-adult novel The Fault in Our Stars was intended as a revision of the classic cancer-story tropes of saintly sufferers and soft-lit deaths.

But there’s one convention the upcoming film adaptation doesn’t subvert – like many of their cinematic predecessors, Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort spend their last months positively glowing.