Johnny Simmons is a famous actor of American origin whose film "Evan Almighty" bagged everyone’s heart. He completed his schooling in Texas and completed his graduation from W. T. White High School in the year 2005. He was crazy about acting since childhood. His career started in the year 2007 with the comedy movie Evan Almighty in which he played the role of Dylan Baxter; the role of the oldest son of ‘’. ‘Tom Shadyac' directed it. He has acted in various television shows as well. In the year 2006, he featured in the series "Numb3rs" in which he played the role of Matt McCrary in the episode “Killer Chat”. This serial gave him exposure towards the acting industry. Cinema Verite, and Elementary, are few examples of his extraordinary work.
Simmons is a versatile actor as he featured in comedy and horror films both. In the year 2009, he acted in the dark comedy horror movie "Jennifer's Body" as the boyfriend of Anita "Needy" Lesnicki whose name was Chip Dove. His 2010 released picture "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" is an epic movie of his career. He performed the role of a 20-year old guitarist whose name was Young Neil, and who was a fan of the band Sex Bob-omb. Another epic film of his career was the action comedy “
21 Jump Street
”, which was released on 16 March 2012. In the year 2012, he also co-starred in the drama particularly for teenagers named "
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
". It was based on a novel of the same name which was written by ‘Stephen Chbosky’.
He also made a cameo appearance in the video of '
'. His comedy movie Frank and Cindy was appreciated by the critics and his character GJ Erchternkamp, alongside ‘
’ and ‘
’ was admired by the audience. His TV series Blink in the year 2013 had let him emerge as a talented actor. He has made appearances on television shows as well. He featured in the Discovery Channel mini TV series Klondike which was the first scripted series on the channel. He appeared in it as Jack London. The show "The Good Wife" featured him in the role of Erik Barsetto, which was loved by the youth. He has done plenty of movies and continued to add more in his treasure.
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Born in Montgomery, Alabama and brought in Dallas, Texas, Johnny Simmons is an American actor, mostly remembered for his characters as Dylan Baxter in “Evan Almighty,” Chip Dove in “Jennifer’s Body”, and Brad Hayes in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” Simmons did his early schooling at “Nathan Adams Elementary School” and “T.C. Marsh Middle School”. Further, he graduated from “W.T. White High School” in the year 2005. With the comedy movie, “Evan Almighty”, he actually stepped into the world of films and glamor, where he became Dylan Baxter, the eldest of the three sons. Consequently, he was featured in numerous movies (mostly children’s humor) namely, “Hotel for Dogs”, co-starring Jake T. Austin and Emma Roberts.
Then in the year 2009, he got the role of Chip Dove in the horror, thriller movie, “Jennifer’s Body”, opposite and
, where he was Amanda Seyfried’s (Needy) boyfriend. In the year 2011, he starred in the comedy movie, “Scott Pilgrim vs the World” where he played the character of Young Neil, a twenty-year-old bass guitarist and a fan of the musical band named, “Sex Bob-omb” Moreover, he also starred in the comedy film, “21 Jump Street”, opposite
. In the year 2012, Simmons starred in the movie, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” as Brad Hayes, a closeted football player, opposite , , and
. He was also in the television movie, “Blink”.
He made a guest appearance in the music video of Drake’s track, “Hold On, We’re Going Home”. In the year 2014, he was featured in Discovery Channel’s miniseries, “Klondike”, as Jack London. He also starred in the thriller movie, “The Stanford Prison Experiment” as a prisoner. Simmons allegedly used to date Emma Watson after the two met on the sets of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”. Unfortunately like most couples in Hollywood, they broke up.