- He was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for his work on Iron Man 3.
- Robert Downey, Jr. made a personal announcement when Ty Simpkins obtained his role in Iron Man 3.
- Ty Simpkins worked again with Shane Black and Yvonne Zima in The Nice Guys.
- Ty Simpkins previously worked with Chris Pratt in Jurassic World.
- Ty Simpkins voiced an alternate version of Harley Keener in Lego Marvel's Avengers.