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Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Feb 23, 2015

Here's A Reminder That J.K. Simmons Is The Voice Of The Yellow M&M

You can totally hear it now, right?

Last night, J.K. Simmons won a much-deserved Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Whiplash.

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The 60-year-old character actor was been a familiar face in movies and on TV for years now, popping up in everything from Spider-Man and Juno, to Oz and Law And Order.

But you might forget that, before striking gold with Whiplash, Simmons found success with another yellow pop culture icon.

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Yes, Simmons has provided the voice of Yellow in M&M adverts and merchandise since 1996.

Listen to Yellow here...

View this video on YouTube

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...And now listen to Simmons at last night's Oscars ceremony.

View this video on YouTube

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You're kicking yourself for never making the connection before, right?

The company even commissioned a portrait of Simmons, made from M&Ms, and posted it on its official Facebook page.

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Great work, J.K.

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