BirthdayApril 22, 1937

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jack Nicholson

    Full name: Jack Nicholson
    Also known as: Jack Nicholson, Nicholson, Jack
    Professions: Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
    Religion: Muslim
    Nationality: American Japanesemater = Actors Studio
    Work: Awards for Jack Nicholson
    Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter

  2. Jack Nicholson Measurements

    Height: 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

  3. Jack Nicholson Known for

    The Shining (1980), The Departed (2006), As Good as It Gets (1997), Chinatown (1974)

  4. Jack Nicholson Biography

    John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include dark portrayals of excitable, neurotic and psychopathic characters. Considered by many to be one of the greatest American actors to date, Nicholson's 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the history of the Academy Awards.Nicholson has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, one for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and the other for As Good as It Gets. He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment. Nicholson is tied with Walter Brennan and Daniel Day-Lewis as one of three male actors to win three Academy Awards. He is well known for playing Frank Costello in The Departed, Jack Torrance in The Shining and the Joker in 1989's Batman.Nicholson is one of only two actors to be nominated for an Academy Award for acting in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s; the other was Michael Caine. He has won six Golden Globe Awards, and received the Kennedy Center Honor in 2001. In 1994, he became one of the youngest actors to be awarded the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. Notable films in which he has starred include Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Last Detail, Chinatown, The Passenger, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining, Reds, Wolf, A Few Good Men, The Pledge, About Schmidt, and The Departed.

  5. Jack Nicholson Family

    Spouse: Sandra Knight
    Childrens: Jennifer, Honey, Raymond

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