Legendary actor, Jack Nicholson, was born John Joseph Nicholson on Apr 22, 1937 in New York City, NY. As of December 2022, Jack Nicholson was 85 years old.
MINI BIO:Dry-voiced, dark, dynamic American actor with cynical smile. He moved forward, via an Oscar nomination for Easy Rider, to become one of America's best actors by the 1970s, winning Academy Awards for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Terms of Endearment, plus eight further nominations. He has also written screenplays and occasionally directs. He won a third Oscar for As Good As it Gets. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Jack Nicholson was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning two for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment (as Garrett Breedlove) in 1983 for Best Actor for As Good as It Gets (as Melvin Udall) in 1997.
|1969||Best Supporting Actor||Easy Rider (1969)||George Hanson||Nominated|
|1970||Best Actor||Five Easy Pieces (1970)||Robert Eroica Dupea||Nominated|
|1973||Best Actor||The Last Detail (1973)||Signalman First Class Buddusky||Nominated|
|1974||Best Actor||Chinatown (1974)||J. J. Gittes||Nominated|
|1981||Best Supporting Actor||Reds (1981)||N/A||Nominated|
|1983||Best Supporting Actor||Terms of Endearment (1983)||Garrett Breedlove||Won|
|1985||Best Actor||Prizzi's Honor (1985)||Charley Partanna||Nominated|
|1987||Best Actor||Ironweed (1987)||Francis Phelan||Nominated|
|1992||Best Supporting Actor||A Few Good Men (1992)||Col. Nathan R. Jessep||Nominated|
|1997||Best Actor||As Good as It Gets (1997)||Melvin Udall||Won|
|2002||Best Actor||About Schmidt (2002)||Warren Schmidt||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Jack Nicholson's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #140 on Jun 17, 1974.
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George Hanson: I mean, it's real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace.
Jersey: Yeah, we're all gonna die anyway - tomorrow, next week, 30 years from now. Did that little thought ever penetrate your thick skull?
Burnett: Yeah, once when I was a boy, but naturally I dismissed it as being too outrageous.
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