J.K. Simmons

b. 1955 - d. Living

Actor

My Maternal 10th Cousin 1X Removed

Shared Ancestor:

Governor Thomas Dudley

Who Is J.K. Simmons?

Jonathan Kimble Simmons was born on 9 Jan 1955 in

Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA.

The son of Patricia Kimble and Donald William Simmons.

At age 10 his family relocated to Worthington, Ohio, USA, a suburb of Columbus. He attended Thomas Worthington High School. There, he participated in football, choir, and drama.

At age 18, his family once again relocated. This time to Missoula, Montana. In 1978 he graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in music. In 1975, he became a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. A collegiate social fraternity for men with a special interest in music.

Some time later, he moved to Seattle, Washington and joined the Seattle Repertory Theatre Group.

On Broadway, J.K. played the role of Benny Southstreet in the 1992 revival of Guys and Dolls. In 1994 he sang multiple roles in the Wagner opera satire, Das Barbecü. He also played the role of Jigger in a revival of Carousel with the Houston Grand Opera and starred in the 1987 Off-Broadway musical Birds of Paradise.

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My Relationship To J.K. Simmons

My Maternal 10th Cousin 1X Removed

Shared Ancestor:

Governor Thomas Dudley

Governor Thomas Dudley to Me

Gov. Thomas Dudley b. 1576 d. 1653

My Maternal 10th Great Grandfather

Mercy Dudley - b.  1621 d. 1691

My Maternal 9th Great Grandmother

Daughter of Governor Thomas Dudley

Mercy Woodbridge - b.  1660 d. 1738

My Maternal 8th Great Grandmother

Daughter of Mercy Dudley

Benjamin Ruggles - b.  1700 d. 1782

My Maternal 7th Great Grandfather

Son of Mercy Woodbridge

Abijah Ruggles - b.  1728 d. 1790

My Maternal 6th Great Grandfather

Son of Benjamin Ruggles

Isaac Matthew Ruggles - b.  1754 d. 1810

My Maternal 5th Great Grandfather

Son of Abijah Ruggles

Sherman Ruggles - b. 1789 d. ????

My Maternal 4th Great Grandfather

Son of Isaac Matthew Ruggles

Hannah Doolittle Ruggles- b. 1826 d. 1908

My Maternal 3rd Great Grandmother

Daughter of Sherman Ruggles

Martha Jane Perkins - b. 1850 d. 1947

My Maternal 2nd Great Grandmother

Daughter of Samuel Perkins

Fannie Elena Tillotson - b. 1867 d. 1951

My Maternal Great Grandmother

Daughter of Martha Jane Perkins

Lee Orville Collins - b. 1904 d. 1959

My Maternal Grandfather

Son of Fannie Elena Tillotson

Elaine Rose Collins - b. 1937 d. Living

My Mother

Daughter of Lee Orville Collins

Gov. Thomas Dudley to J.K. Simmons

Gov. Thomas Dudley b. 1576 d. 1653

J.K.'s Maternal 9th Great Grandfather

Anne Dudley - b.  1612 d. 1672

J.K.'s Maternal 8th Great Grandmother

Daughter of Governor Thomas Dudley

John Bradstreet - b.  1653 d. 1718

J.K.'s Maternal 7th Great Grandfather

Son of Anne Dudley

Mercy Bradstreet - b.  1689 d. 1725

J.K.'s Maternal 6th Great Grandmother

Daughter of John Bradstreet

Daniel Hazen - b.  1724 d. 1788

J.K.'s Maternal 5th Great Grandfather

Son of Mercy Bradstreet

Ziba Hazen - b.  1759 d. 1846

J.K.'s Maternal 4th Great Grandfather

Son of Daniel Hazen

Jacob Hazen - b.  1804 d. 1847

J.K.'s Maternal 3rd Great Grandfather

Son of Jacob Hazen

Sedgwick Russell Hazen - b.  1833 d. 1913

J.K.'s Maternal 2nd Great Grandfather

Son of Jacob Hazen

Lewis Jacob Hazen - b.  1857 d. 1920

J.K.'s Maternal Great Grandfather

Son of Sedgwick Russell Hazen

Ruth Hazen - b.  1896 d. 1976

J.K.'s Maternal Grandmother

Daughter of Lewis Jacob Hazen

Patricia Kimble - b.  1929 d. 2014

J.K.'s Mother

Daughter of Ruth Hazen

J.K. Simmons - b.  1955 d. Living

Son of Patricia Kimble

Cynthia Jean Meyers-Germany

Me

Daughter of Elaine Rose Collins

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