Jimmi Simpson is an American actor best known for his starring role as Lloyd Lowery in the action crime thriller television drama series Breakout Kings, from 2011-2012.
Simpson is also known as David Letterman's beloved Lyle the Intern on CBS's Late Night with David Letterman.
Rounding out his TV career, he has had recurring roles on the FX comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, My Name is Earl, Psych, Party Down, HBO's Carnivale and FOX's 24.
On the features side, Simpson was seen in the FOX feature film Date Night opposite comedians Tina Fey and Steve Carell. He was also seen in the Ricky Gervais film, This Side of the Truth for Warner Bros and MRC.
In 2008, Simpson played the title role of Philo T. Farnsworth opposite Hank Azaria in the Aaron Sorkin-scripted and Steven Spielberg-produced production of The Farnsworth Invention on Broadway. His performance earned him the prestigious Theatre World Award.
An avid student of film and television, Simpson has had the good fortune of working with and learning from some of the most accomplished filmmakers in Hollywood including Steven Spielberg, Aaron Sorkin, Pete Berg, David Fincher, Ricky Gervais, Amy Heckerling and Shawn Levy.
Simpson holds a BFA degree in Film from Bloomsburg College and was a member of the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Company before relocating to Los Angeles in 2003.
His theatre credits include roles in Tartuffe, Atom and Devorah, and Slap'em Down. In addition, Simpson has performed The Complete Works of William Shakespeare for Century Center.
He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife.