Legendary actor, Jack Nicholson, was born John Joseph Nicholson on Apr 22, 1937 in New York City, NY. As of December 2020, Jack Nicholson was 83 years old.
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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Henry Lloyd Moon--a second-rate outlaw with a third-rate gang--learns the hard way that it doesn't pay to tease a posse. After crossing the border to Mexico, Moon stops to laugh at the pursuing posse. The sheriff pauses for a few minutes, then rides across the river and arrests Moon. Following his d... Read full article
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Billy: Man, everybody got chicken, that's what happened. Hey, we can't even get into like, a second-rate hotel, I mean, a second-rate motel, you dig? They think we're gonna cut their throat or somethin'. They're scared, man.
George Hanson: They're not scared of you. They're scared of what you represent to 'em.
Billy: Hey, man. All we represent to them, man, is somebody who needs a haircut.
George Hanson: Oh, no. What you represent to them is freedom.
Billy: What the hell is wrong with freedom? That's what it's all about.
George Hanson: Oh, yeah, that's right. That's what's it's all about, all right. But talkin' about it and bein' it, that's two different things. I mean, it's real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace. Of course, don't ever tell anybody that they're not free, 'cause then they're gonna get real busy killin' and maimin' to prove to you that they are. Oh, yeah, they're gonna talk to you, and talk to you, and talk to you about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it's gonna scare 'em.
Billy: Well, it don't make 'em runnin' scared.
George Hanson: No, it makes 'em dangerous. Buh, neh! Neh! Neh! Neh! Swamp!
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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