Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

  • Born on
    • April 22nd, 1937
John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor, film director, producer and writer. He is renowned for his often dark-themed portrayals of neurotic characters. Nicholson has been nominated for Academy Awards 12 times. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and for As Good as It Gets. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1983 film Terms of Endearment. He is tied with Walter Brennan for most acting wins by a male actor (three), and second to Katharine Hepburn for most acting wins overall (four). He is also one of only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting (either lead or supporting) in every decade from the 1960s to 2000s (the other one being Michael Caine). He has won seven Golden Globe Awards, and received a 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, in chronological order, Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, Chinatown, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Reds, Terms of Endearment, Batman, A Few Good Men, As Good as It Gets, About Schmidt, Something's Gotta Give and The Departed. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Nicholson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (63 Credits)

2018Howard as (archival footage)
2015Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special
2014And the Oscar Goes to...
2010How Do You Know as Charles
2007The Bucket List as Edward Periman Cole
2006The Departed as Francis 'Frank' Costello
2003Something's Gotta Give as Harry Sanborn
2003Anger Management as Dr. Buddy Rydell
2002About Schmidt as Warren R. Schmidt
2001The Pledge as Jerry Black
1997As Good as It Gets as Melvin Udall
1996Mars Attacks! as President James Dale / Art Land
1996Blood and Wine as Alex Gates
1996The Evening Star as Garrett Breedlove
1995The Crossing Guard as Freddy Gale
1994Wolf as Will Randall
1992Hoffa as James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa
1992Man Trouble as Eugene Earl Axline, aka Harry Bliss
1992A Few Good Men as Col. Nathan R. Jessep
1990The Two Jakes as J.J. "Jake" Gittes
1989Batman as Jack Napier / The Joker
1987Ironweed as Francis Phelan
1987The Witches of Eastwick as Daryl Van Horne
1987Broadcast News as Bill Rorich
1986Heartburn as Mark Forman
1985Prizzi's Honor as Charley Partanna
1983Terms of Endearment as Garrett Breedlove
1982The Border as Charlie Smith
1981The Postman Always Rings Twice as Frank Chambers
1981Reds as Eugene O'Neill
1981Ragtime as Pirate (uncredited)
1980The Shining as Jack Torrance
1978Goin' South as Henry Lloyd Moon
1976The Missouri Breaks as Tom Logan
1976The Last Tycoon as Brimmer
1975One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest as Randle Patrick McMurphy
1975The Passenger as David Locke
1975The Fortune as Oscar
1975Tommy as The Specialist
1974Chinatown as J.J. 'Jake' Gittes
1973The Last Detail as SM1 Billy 'Bad Ass' Buddusky
1972The King of Marvin Gardens as David Staebler
1971Carnal Knowledge as Jonathan
1971A Safe Place as Mitch
1971Drive, He Said as Annoyed Bearded Guy
1970Five Easy Pieces as Robert Eroica Dupea
1970The Rebel Rousers as Bunny
1970On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Tad Pringle
1969Easy Rider as George Hanson
1968Psych-Out as Stoney
1968Head as Movie director at filmshoot in restaurant
1967Hells Angels on Wheels as Poet
1967The St. Valentine's Day Massacre as Gino, Hit Man (uncredited)
1966Ride in the Whirlwind as WesWatch Free
1966The Shooting as Billy SpearWatch Free
1964Back Door to Hell as Burnett
1964Ensign Pulver as Yeoman Dolan
1963The Terror as Lt. Andre DuvalierWatch Free
1963The Raven as Rexford Bedlo
1961Dr. Kildare as Jaime Angel
1960The Wild Ride as Johnny VarronWatch Free
1960The Little Shop of Horrors as Wilbur ForceWatch Free
1958The Cry Baby Killer as Jimmy Wallace

Director (3 Credits)


Himself (8 Credits)

2020Kubrick by Kubrick as Self (archive footage)
2011Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel as Himself - Actor
2010I'm Still Here as HimselfWatch Free
2002The Kid Stays in the Picture as Himself (archive footage)
2001Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures as Himself
2001America: A Tribute to Heroes as Himself
1985Live Aid as Self
1980Making The Shining as Self


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