Johnny Simmons is an American actor best known for his roles in the feature films Evan Almighty, 21 Jump Street and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
He also had a starring role as Jack London, who envisions himself a famous writer gathering the stories that will make him a legend but spends most of his time drinking, listening and writing, in the period drama miniseries Klondike.
Simmons was born in Alabama and raised in Texas. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles and landed his first role in the feature film Evan Almighty playing opposite Steve Carell. This led to a series of roles in such films as The Greatest, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and 21 Jump Street.
In 2012 he co-starred with Emma Watson in the teen drama The Perks of Being a Wallflower. He can also be seen in the comedy feature Frank and Cindy with Oliver Platt and Rene Russo.