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Jack Nicholson

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Nicholson in a publicity photo, May 1981

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John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include dark portrayals of excitable, neurotic and psychopathic characters. Nicholson's 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy's history.

Fact file

  • Born: John Joseph Nicholson April 22, 1937 (age 78) Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
  • Residence: Hollywood Hills, California
  • Nationality: American
  • Alma mater: Actors Studio
  • Occupation: Actor, filmmaker
  • Years active: 1957–present
  • Home town: Neptune City, New Jersey
  • Spouse(s): Sandra Knight (1962–1968)
  • Children: 5, including Lorraine Nicholson

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