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Jack Nicholson

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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Born:
Apr 22, 1937 In Manhattan, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
88
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special 2015-02-15
Known For
Poster of Ejecutivo agresivo
Poster of El juramento
Poster of Algunos hombres buenos
Poster of El resplandor
Filmography
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Movie Habitación 237 Jack Torrance (archive footage) (uncredited) 2012-10-26
Movie El mundo de Roger Corman himself 2011-01-21
Movie ¿Cómo sabes si...? Charles 2010-12-17
Movie BBStory: An American Film Renaissance 2010-11-23
Movie Stardust Himself (uncredited) 2010-10-16
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Ahora o nunca Edward Periman Cole 2007-12-25
Movie View From the Overlook: Crafting 'The Shining' Himself 2007-10-23
Movie The Visions of Stanley Kubrick Himself 2007-10-23
Movie Infiltrados Francis "Frank" Costello 2006-10-05
Movie Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight Himself 2005-10-18
Movie Cuando menos te lo esperas... Harry Sanborn 2003-12-12
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Ejecutivo agresivo Dr. Buddy Rydell 2003-04-11
Movie A propósito de Schmidt Warren R. Schmidt 2002-05-22
Movie El juramento Jerry Black 2001-01-09
Movie Mejor... imposible Melvin Udall 1997-12-19
Movie La fuerza del cariño: La historia continua Garrett Breedlove 1996-12-25
Movie Mars attacks! President James Dale / Art Land 1996-12-12
Movie Blood & Wine (Sangre y Vino) Alex Gates 1996-10-03
Movie The Rolling Stones: Stripped Himself 1995-07-04
Movie Cruzando la oscuridad Freddy Gale 1995-11-15
Movie Lobo Will Randall 1994-06-17
Movie Hoffa, un pulso al poder James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa 1992-12-25
Movie Algunos hombres buenos Col. Nathan R. Jessep 1992-12-11
Movie Man Trouble Eugene Earl Axline, aka Harry Bliss 1992-07-17
Movie Los dos Jakes J.J. "Jake" Gittes 1990-08-10
Movie Batman Jack Napier/The Joker 1989-06-23
Movie Tallo de hierro Francis Phelan 1987-12-18
Movie Al filo de la noticia Bill Rorich 1987-12-16
Movie Las brujas de Eastwick Daryl Van Horne 1987-06-12
Movie Se acabó el pastel Mark Forman 1986-07-25
Movie El honor de los Prizzi Charley Partanna 1985-06-14
Movie Terror in the Aisles (archive footage) 1984-10-26
Movie La fuerza del cariño Garrett Breedlove 1983-11-20
Movie La frontera Charlie Smith 1982-01-29
Movie Rojos Eugene O'Neill 1981-12-25
Movie Ragtime Pirate (uncredited) 1981-11-20
Movie El cartero siempre llama dos veces Frank Chambers 1981-03-20
Movie Making 'The Shining' Himself 1980-10-04
Movie El resplandor Jack Torrance 1980-05-22
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie Camino del sur Henry Lloyd Moon 1978-10-06
Movie El último magnate Brimmer 1976-11-18
Movie Missouri Tom Logan 1976-05-19
Movie Alguien voló sobre el nido del cuco Randle Patrick McMurphy 1975-11-18
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Dos pillos y una herencia Oscar 1975-05-20
Movie Tommy The Specialist 1975-03-19
Movie El reportero David Locke 1975-02-28
Movie Chinatown Jake Gittes 1974-06-20
Movie El último deber SM1 Billy 'Bad Ass' Buddusky 1973-12-11
Movie El rey de Marvin Gardens David Staebler 1972-10-12
Movie A Safe Place Mitch 1971-10-01
Movie Conocimiento Carnal Jonathan 1971-10-21
Movie Mi vida es mi vida Robert Eroica Dupea 1970-09-12
Movie Vuelve a mi lado Tad Pringle 1970-06-17
Movie Rebel Rousers Bunny 1970-04-01
Movie Easy Rider (Buscando mi destino) George Hanson 1969-05-07
Movie Head Movie director at filmshoot in restaurant 1968-11-06
Movie Pasaporte a la locura Stoney 1968-03-06
Series The Guns of Will Sonnett Unknown 1967-09-08
Movie La matanza del día de San Valentín Gino, Hit Man 1967-06-30
Movie Hells Angels on Wheels Poet 1967-06-01
Movie El tiroteo Billy Spear 1966-10-23
Movie Forajidos salvajes Wes 1966-10-23
Movie Escapatoria al infierno Burnett 1964-12-19
Series Viaje al Fondo del Mar Unknown 1964-09-14
Movie Flight to Fury Jay Wickham 1964-08-07
Movie ¡Valiente marino! Dolan 1964-07-31
Movie El terror Lt. Andre Duvalier 1963-06-17
Movie El cuervo Rexford Bedlo 1963-01-25
Movie The Broken Land Will 1962-03-31
Series Dr. Kildare Jaime Angel 1961-09-27
Movie Too Soon to Love Buddy 1960-02-01
Movie The Wild Ride Johnny Varron 1960-06-17
Movie La pequeña tienda de los horrores Wilbur Force 1960-09-14
Movie Studs Lonigan Weary Reilly 1960-09-01
Series The Barbara Stanwyck Show Unknown 1960-09-19
Series The Andy Griffith Show Unknown 1960-10-03
Series Mr. Lucky Unknown 1959-10-24
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Sea Hunt Unknown 1958-09-23
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Movie The Cry Baby Killer Jimmy Wallace 1958-08-15
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Jack Nicholson 1953-03-18