TV and film actor J.K. Simmons of the police drama "The Closer" and the "Spider-Man" movies and his actress wife, Michelle Schumacher, have put their Hollywood Hills-area contemporary on the market at $1,795,000.
The two-story view home, built in 1999, has five bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in about 4,190 square feet. There are vaulted ceilings, skylights, three fireplaces and hardwood floors in the open floor-plan house, which sits on more than half an acre on a gated street. Simmons customized the three-car garage to house their two family cars and his prized Corvette.
The couple, who have two children, oriented the home toward family life. The living room contains a pool table, a ping-pong table and, yes, a Spider-Man pinball machine.
One of the bedrooms was converted into a home office. There's a balcony off the master bedroom suite.
The pair bought the property in 2003, when they moved to Los Angeles from New York City. The home's privacy -- it is surrounded by trees and greenery -- and out-of-the-way location are what sold them on it, according to listing agent Mati Nabhan.
Simmons, 54, costars as assistant police chief Will Pope on "The Closer" (2005-present) and was police psychiatrist Dr. Emil Skoda on "Law & Order" (1994-2004). He played lunatic editor J. Jonah Jameson in the 2002, 2004 and 2007 "Spider-Man" movies.
Schumacher, 42, was in nine episodes of the HBO series "Oz" (1997-2003), on which Simmons was a regular.
Nabhan is with Sotheby's International Realty, Los Feliz.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times