Jack Nicholson vs Andy Griffith

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Actor, Filmmaker
$400 Million
Net worth 2018
$45 Million
Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
Residence
Mount Airy
United States
Country
United States
22/04/1937
BirthDay
01/06/1926
Died On
July 3, 2012
1.77 m
Height
Education
Mount Airy High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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TIMELINE
2006

Jack Nicholson played the role of a deranged gang boss in the 2006 film ‘The Departed’ starring Matt Damon and Leonardo di Caprio

1997

After starring in films like ‘Mars Attacks’, ‘Hoffa’ and ‘Main Trouble’; Jack Nicholson delivered a blockbuster performance in the movie ‘As Good As it Gets’ in 1997 alongside Helen Hunt

1989

Nicholson portrayed the role of ‘The Joker’ in the movie ‘Batman’ released in 1989 and the film was a resounding success as it earned close to $100 million

1980

The 1980s was a productive period for Nicholson as he starred in such films like ‘Reds’, ‘The Postman Always Rings Twice’ ‘Ironweed’ and ‘Terms of Endearment’ among others

1975

However, if one has to choose then it is his performance in the 1975 film ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ that stands out

1974

It was in 1974 that Jack Nicholson was cast in Roman Polanski’s cult classic thriller ‘Chinatown’ and Nicholson’s role as the detective earned praise from critics and viewers alive

1970

The year 1970 proved to be a particularly fruitful one for Jack Nicholson

1967

He wrote the screenplay for the Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper starrer ‘The Trip’ which released in 1967

1962

Jack Nicholson got married to Sandra Knight in the year 1962 but the marriage ended 6 years later

1957

Jack Nicholson had always wanted to be an actor and his first assignment as an actor was with the Players Ring Theatre in the year 1957

1954

Nicholson was often in trouble during his school time and in fact his school mates voted him the ‘Class Clown’ for their class which graduated in 1954

1937

Jack Nicholson was born in Neptune City, New Jersey, United States, on 22 April, 1937 to June Frances Nicholson

2009

His last film appearance was in the 2009 rom-com ‘Play the Game’ where he played the role of Grandpa Joe

1990

He appeared in several films through the 1990s and in the early 2000s

1983

He got married to Cindi Knight on April 12, 1983 and was with her till his death

1975

He starred in the comedy feature film ‘Hearts of the West’ in 1975 as Howard Pike alias Billy Pueblo

1973

From 1973 to 1981, he was married to the Greek actress, Solica Cassuto

1972

In 1972 , he started ‘Andy Griffith Enterprises’, his production company and starred in several television films, such as ‘Go Ask Alice’, ‘The Strangers In 7A’, ‘Winter Kill’ and ‘Pray for the Wildcats’ throughout the 1970s

1968

After an extremely successful stint, he chose to quit ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ in 1968 to begin a career in movies

1960

The year 1960 marked the beginning of ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ which was offered to him by channel CBS, after his guest performance in the sitcom ‘Make Room for Daddy’

1957

In 1957, he appeared on television again with the movie ‘A Face in the Crowd’, portraying a vagrant who eventually becomes a TV personality

1955

He appeared in the theatrical version of the same name on Broadway in October 1955 and Griffith was immensely appreciated for his performance

1954

It was an adaptation of the 1954 best-selling novel of the same name by Mac Hyman

1953

Later, he set out as a monologist and his monologue ‘What it Was, Was Football’, released in 1953, became very popular

1949

Initially, he studied to be a Moravian preacher but later pursued music and joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from where he received his degree in music in 1949

1944

His mentor was Ed Mickey, a priest at Grace Moravian Church, who nurtured his skills till his graduation from high school in 1944