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Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the 1990s. Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937 in ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 82 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shining
The Shining Jack Torrance
(1980)
The Departed
The Departed Frank Costello
(2006)
As Good as It Gets
As Good as It Gets Melvin Udall
(1997)
Chinatown
Chinatown J.J. Gittes
(1974)

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 1992 Man Trouble
Eugene Earl Axline aka Harry Bliss
 1976 The Last Tycoon
Brimmer
 1975 The Fortune
Oscar
 1971 A Safe Place
Mitch
 1970 The Rebel Rousers
Bunny
 1968 Head
Movie director at filmshoot in restaurant (uncredited)
 1968 Psych-Out
Stoney
 1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Gino, Hit Man (uncredited)
 1966 The Shooting
Billy Spear
 1964 Back Door to Hell
Burnett
 1964 Flight to Fury
Jay Wickham
 1963 The Raven
Rexford Bedlo
 1962 The Broken Land
Will Brocious
 1960 The Wild Ride
Johnny Varron
 1960 Too Soon to Love
Buddy
 1958 The Cry Baby Killer
Jimmy Wallace
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Other Works:

Introduction to the cookbook written by his cook: "Cooking for Jack" by Tommy Baratta and Marylou Baratta (November 1997, Pocket Books). ISBN 0671535609 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 20 Interviews | 38 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 42 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world. See more »

Trivia:

Prior to playing The Joker, he was considered for Lex Luthor in Superman (1978). That role ultimately went to Gene Hackman. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays charming, anti-authoritarian characters See more »

Nickname:

Mulholland Man See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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