Johnny Simmons

American actor Johnny Simmons is largely known for his role in the films Evan Almighty and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. He was last seen in the Netflix series Girlboss. Johnny James Simmons is currently 32 years old. He was born on the 28th of November 1986 and his Zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Simmons is an American and was born in Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery. However, he grew up in Dallas, Texas and is of white ethnicity. His ancestry can be traced to being part English and part Scots-Irish.

Johnny Simmons’ Family

Simmons’ parents are Cindy and Ben Simmons. There are no other details about his family on the web.

Does Jonny have a brother?

Simmons has kept his early life well out of the public view. It is not known whether or not he has any siblings.

Johnny Simmons’ Bio

Simmons went to Nathan Adams Elementary School in Dallas. After which he went to the Thomas C. March Middle School and later Warren Travis White High School. The actor graduated from high school in 2005. His father wanted him to enroll at UCLA. But Simmons wanted to go into acting. He told his father if he could not land a role in the next year, he would get into UCLA. However, Simmons went to one of California’s community college for a degree in chemistry.

Johnny Simmons’ Hairstyle

Simmons is a natural brunet. He has dark brown hair. He keeps his hair short. Over the years, the actor has had different hairstyles. When he started out, he had hair till the collar and side-parted bangs. Over the years his hairstyles matured with him and John has got rid of the bangs and his hair is shorter.

Johnny Simmons’ Career

Simmons got a knack for acting after appearing in a short film, Then Hereafter, in 2004 while still in high school. After which he got a casting notice for a film which was for an audition for a female character. He called the production office hoping to audition for a male role. He was cast for the role on the spot. The movie was My Ambition which was released at Director’s Cut Film Festival on 14th May 2006. It was in 2007 that he got his first big role. Simmons played the character of Dylan Baxter, in the 2007 film Evan Almighty which also starred big names such as Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Lauren Goodman, and others. After this Simmons went on to do a number of films and tv projects.

John worked in movies such as Frank Miller’s The Spirit in 2008, where he played the character of young Denny Colt. His next big break was as the character Chip Dove in the 2009 film Jennifer’s Body. It was a supernatural horror movie with dark comedy. He also worked on films like The Greatest in 2009, Hotel for Dogs in 2009, The Perks of Being a Wallflower in 2012, 21 Jump Street in 2012 as well as Dreamland in 2016. Through all these movies, Simmons has proven himself as an adaptable actor by acting in various different genres. He has appeared in a few episodes of tv series such as Numb3rs, Elementry and The Good Wife. has also done a couple of television movies which are Cinema Verite a 2011 HBO film, and Blink in 2013. In 2017, the actor landed the lead role in the Netflix series Girlboss. It had thirteen episodes in it.

Johnny Simmons’s Relationship Status

Simmons is reportedly single right now. He was in a few past relationships but quite obviously, none of them worked out. He was said to be dating co-star actress Leonie Kranzle. But later both of them confirmed that they were not dating and it was just a rumor. In 2011 Simmons dated Emma Watson. She too was his co-star and the couple did confirm their relationship. However, for Simmons and Watson who live in different places, one in L.A. while the other in England, the relationship came to a rocky end. Simmons is not focusing on his career.

Last Modified: Mar 5, 2020

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