Timothy Simons is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as Jonah Ryan on the HBO television series Veep, for which he has received three nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Veep is a show full of despised, incompetent and unlikable characters. And is there anyone less likable, more incompetent than Jonah Ryan? Played by Timothy Simons, the tall, petty and mercurial Jonah went from a lowly white house staffer to New Hampshire's least popular members of Congress to long-shot presidential contender. Simons explains why thick skin doesn't always protect you from all of Veep's famously devastating insults. Plus, how being a dad has impacted his acting career and knowledge of elementary school handball.
Actor Timothy Simons joins Russillo to talk about his character Jonah from HBO's "Veep", the final season, plus some great stories on moving from Maine to LA.
Timothy Simons is an actor, comedian and writer who has gained notoriety for his work on HBO's television series Veep. His role in the series has gained him both an EWwy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. He’s also appeared on The Interview, Christine and most recently Gold.
Timothy Simons (Veep, The Interview) chats with Chris about getting the role of Jonah on Veep, being broke when he was younger and living in Chicago and the new season of Veep. They also get deep about their thoughts on “selling out” and how fame affects people!
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Episode Count
4
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
3 hours, 21 minutes
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