J.K. Simmons Wins Oscar For Best Supporting Actor Of The Year

This evening J.K. Simmons won an Oscar for the best supporting actor of the year for his work in the film, “Whiplash.” The other nominees included:

– Robert Duvall, “The Judge”

– Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”

– Edward Norton, “Birdman”

– Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”

This represents Simmons first Oscar nomination, who is 60-years-old and a longtime actor. He also won the Golden Globe a month ago.

The film “Whiplash” also won Oscars on the evening for best sound mixing and film editing.