Johnny Simmons

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Johnny Simmons
Born (1986-11-28) November 28, 1986 (age 27)
Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Johnny Simmons (born November 28, 1986) is an American actor who has played a variety of roles in mostly films aimed toward young adults. Most recently, he was in the music video for Drake's single "Hold On, We're Going Home".

Simmons was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and was raised in Dallas, Texas, where he attended Nathan Adams Elementary and T. C. Marsh Middle School. He is a 2005 graduate of W. T. White High School. Simmons landed his first role in the feature film Evan Almighty, in which he plays Dylan Baxter, opposite Steve Carell and Lauren Graham. In 2012, he co-starred with Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller in the teen drama The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Simmons is a relative of Founding Father Patrick Henry and a third cousin of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
2006 My Ambition Jules Walters
2007 Evan Almighty Dylan Baxter
2007 Boogeyman 2 Paul
2008 Trucker Teenager #1
2008 Spirit, TheThe Spirit Young Spirit
2009 Hotel for Dogs Dave
2009 Greatest, TheThe Greatest Ryan Brewer
2009 Jennifer's Body Chip Dove
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Neil "Young Neil" Nordegraf
2010 Conspirator, TheThe Conspirator John Surratt
2011 Cinema Verite Kevin Loud
2012 21 Jump Street Billiam Willingham
2012 Bag of Hammers, AA Bag of Hammers Older Kelsey
2012 Perks of Being a Wallflower, TheThe Perks of Being a Wallflower Brad Hayes
2013 The To Do List Cameron

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Numb3rs Matt McCrary 1 episode ("Killer Chat")
2012 Elementary Adam Kemper Series 1 episode 3 ("Child Predator")
2014 Klondike Jack London

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