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Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, screen-writer and director, 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 nods in every decade from sixties through the naughts. Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937 in Neptune,... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 81 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »

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The Shining
The Shining Jack Torrance
The Departed
The Departed Frank Costello
As Good as It Gets
As Good as It Gets Melvin Udall
Chinatown J.J. Gittes


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 1992 Man Trouble
Eugene Earl Axline aka Harry Bliss
 1976 The Last Tycoon
 1975 The Fortune
 1971 A Safe Place
 1970 The Rebel Rousers
 1968 Head
Movie director at filmshoot in restaurant (uncredited)
 1968 Psych-Out
 1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Gino, Hit Man (uncredited)
 1966 The Shooting
Billy Spear
 1964 Back Door to Hell
 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
 1958 The Cry Baby Killer
Jimmy Wallace
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November 4, 2002: Played Ernest Hemingway in a stage reading of Hemingway's "The World of Nick Adams". It was a one-night only charity event for Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Camps (Kodak Theater, Hollywood, California) See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 20 Interviews | 36 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 42 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

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I'd prefer if people had no impressions of me. As a kid, I had to tell my own family, "Please, just don't talk about me!" Because they always got it wrong. Always. I just didn't want them to tell anyone anything about me. God knew, they had a great opinion and they loved me and meant well, but it was like, Please, you don't have this right. You know what I mean? See more »


Turned down Gene Hackman's role in Hoosiers (1986). See more »


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