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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 »

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)

Filmography

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 1992 Man Trouble
Eugene Earl Axline aka Harry Bliss
 1986 Elephant's Child (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 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 Funny Girl
Dancer (uncredited)
 1968 Psych-Out
Stoney
 1966-1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Marvin Jenkins / Mr. Garland
- Aunt Bee, the Juror (1967) ... Marvin Jenkins
- Opie Finds a Baby (1966) ... Mr. Garland
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Tom Murdock
- A Son for a Son (1967) ... Tom Murdock
 1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Gino, Hit Man (uncredited)
 1966 The Shooting
Billy Spear
 1966 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Jaime Angel
- Out of a Concrete Tower (1966) ... Jaime Angel
- The Taste of Crow (1966) ... Jaime Angel
- A Patient Lost (1966) ... Jaime Angel
 1964 Back Door to Hell
Burnett
 1964 Flight to Fury
Jay Wickham
 1963 The Raven
Rexford Bedlo
 1962 The Broken Land
Will Brocious
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Tony Morgan
- Total Eclipse (1962) ... Tony Morgan
 1962 Little Amy (TV Movie)
Jefferson City Coach
 1962 The Hour of St. Francis (TV Series short)
Jim Evans
 1961 Bronco (TV Series)
Bob Doolin
- The Equalizer (1961) ... Bob Doolin
 1961 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
John Stark
- Round Up (1961) ... John Stark
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Tom Washburn
- That Washburn Girl (1961) ... Tom Washburn
 1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Bud
- The Mink Coat (1960) ... Bud
 1960 The Wild Ride
Johnny Varron
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Martin
- Operation Fortuna (1960) ... Martin
 1960 Too Soon to Love
Buddy
 1958 The Cry Baby Killer
Jimmy Wallace
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Musician's Son
- Are You Listening? (1956) ... Musician's Son
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Other Works:

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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I would be so happy if I didn't smoke, for a lot of reasons. I can't believe that I can't break the habit. I don't want to be lying around, dying in Cedar's Sinai Hospital and thinking that I was as stupid enough, a man who is as petrified of dying as I am, to have done it to myself. I'm a real fraidy-cat about mortality. See more »

Trivia:

Was offered the role of Gunnery Sgt. Emil Foley in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), which he turned down. The role was instead given to Louis Gossett Jr. who went on to receive an Oscar for his performance. See more »

Trademark:

His somewhat maniacal laugh See more »

Nickname:

Mulholland Man See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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