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By Dillon Tabish

J. K. Simmons conducts the Griz Marching Band during UM’s 2012 Homecoming football game. Simmons became the first University of Montana alum to win an Academy Award for acting. The 1978 music graduate won best supporting actor for his role in “Whiplash.” Courtesy Todd Goodrich, UM File Photo

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