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[on winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash
(2014)] Wow, thank you. Thank you to the Academy. Thank you to everyone involved in the making of Whiplash
(2014). And I am grateful everyday for the most remarkable person I know: my wife, the wonderful Michelle Schumacher
. I'm grateful for your love, your kindness, your wisdom, your sacrifice and your patience. Which brings me to the ...
The name of his Farmer's Insurance TV commercials character is Prof. Nathaniel Burke, which was not spoken, but seen on the nameplate on his desk. This is also the name of the freight agent on Gunsmoke
(1955) (played by Ted Jordan
), though whether this is intentional isn't clear.
The role of J. Jonah Jameson, Peter Parker/Spider-Man's hot-tempered boss.