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Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Gender: male | Birthday: 1937-04-22 | Place of Birth:

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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Known For

Room 237
Room 237

Room 237   2012

Release Date: 
2012

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Highland Park Classics / IFC Midnight /

Director: Stephen King / Rodney Ascher /

Stars: 
Bill Blakemore  /  Geoffrey Cocks  /  Juli Kearns
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel   2011

Release Date: 
2011

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies: A&E IndieFilms / Far Hills Pictures /

Director: Paul Bartel / Martin Scorsese /

How Do You Know
How Do You Know

How Do You Know   2010

Release Date: 
2010

Rating: 4.9

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Gracie Films /

Director: James L. Brooks / Jack Nicholson /

Stars: 
Reese Witherspoon  /  Paul Rudd  /  Owen Wilson
I'm Still Here
I'm Still Here

I'm Still Here   2010

Release Date: 
2010

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: They Are Going To Kill Us Productions /

Director: Sean Penn / Casey Affleck /

Stars: 
Joaquin Phoenix  /  Sean Combs  /  Casey Affleck
The Bucket List
The Bucket List

The Bucket List   2007

Release Date: 
2007

Rating: 7

Production Companies: Two Ton Films / Zadan / Meron Productions /

Director: Kerry Lyn McKissick / Rob Reiner /

Stars: 
Jack Nicholson  /  Morgan Freeman  /  Sean Hayes
The Departed
The Departed

The Departed   2006

Release Date: 
2006

Rating: 8

Production Companies: Vertigo Entertainment / Media Asia Films /

Director: Martin Scorsese / Martha Pinson /

Stars: 
Leonardo DiCaprio  /  Matt Damon  /  Jack Nicholson

Acting

2012
Room 237

as    Jack Torrance (archive footage) (uncredited)

2010
How Do You Know

as    Charles

2010
I'm Still Here

as    Himself

2007
The Bucket List

as    Edward Periman Cole

2006
The Departed

as    Francis "Frank" Costello

2003
Anger Management

as    Dr. Buddy Rydell

2003
Something's Gotta Give

as    Harry Sanborn

2002
About Schmidt

as    Warren R. Schmidt

2001
The Pledge

as    Jerry Black

1997
As Good as It Gets

as    Melvin Udall

1996
Blood and Wine

as    Alex Gates

1996
Mars Attacks!

as    President James Dale / Art Land

1996
The Evening Star

as    Garrett Breedlove

1995
The Crossing Guard

as    Freddy Gale

1994
Wolf

as    Will Randall

1992
A Few Good Men

as    Col. Nathan R. Jessep

1992
Hoffa

as    James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa

1992
Man Trouble

as    Eugene Earl Axline, aka Harry Bliss

1989
Batman

as    Jack Napier/The Joker

1987
Broadcast News

as    Bill Rorich

1987
Ironweed

as    Francis Phelan

1987
The Witches of Eastwick

as    Daryl Van Horne

1986
Heartburn

as    Mark Forman

1985
Prizzi's Honor

as    Charley Partanna

1983
Terms of Endearment

as    Garrett Breedlove

1982
The Border

as    Charlie Smith

1981
Ragtime

as    Pirate (uncredited)

1981
Reds

as    Eugene O'Neill

1981
The Postman Always Rings Twice

as    Frank Chambers

1980
Making 'The Shining'

as    Himself

1980
The Shining

as    Jack Torrance

1976
The Last Tycoon

as    Brimmer

1976
The Missouri Breaks

as    Tom Logan

1975
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

as    Randle Patrick McMurphy

1975
The Fortune

as    Oscar

1975
The Passenger

as    David Locke

1975
Tommy

as    The Specialist

1974
Chinatown

as    Jake Gittes

1973
The Last Detail

as    SM1 Billy 'Bad Ass' Buddusky

1972
The King of Marvin Gardens

as    David Staebler

1971
Carnal Knowledge

as    Jonathan

1970
Five Easy Pieces

as    Robert Eroica Dupea

1970
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

as    Tad Pringle

1969
Easy Rider

as    George Hanson

1968
Head

as    Movie director at filmshoot in restaurant

1968
Psych-Out

as    Stoney

1967
Hells Angels on Wheels

as    Poet

1967
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

as    Gino, Hit Man

1966
Ride in the Whirlwind

as    Wes

1966
The Shooting

as    Billy Spear

1964
Ensign Pulver

as    Dolan

1963
The Raven

as    Rexford Bedlo

1963
The Terror

as    Lt. Andre Duvalier

1960
The Little Shop of Horrors

as    Wilbur Force

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