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Jack Nicholson

Actor, Filmmaker
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Net worth 2018: $400 Million
Residence: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 22 April 1937
Sigh: Taurus
Height: 1.77 m

Jack Nicholson was bornon 22 April 1937 in Neptune City, New Jersey, United States, American, is Actor, Filmmaker. Jack Nicholson is a legendary American actor who has been one of the biggest stalwarts of Hollywood for close to 6 decades and within that period he has delivered some of the most iconic performances that the world of cinema has ever seen. Nicholson initially started off as a stage actor and then became a B-movie star; as a result he decided to try his hand at screenplay writing thinking that he would never be able to make it in Hollywood. However it all changed after he delivered the screenplay for the movie ‘The Trip’ and then managed to get a role in the film ‘Easy Rider’ by way of the actors who were part of the cast of ‘The Trip’. Throughout his career Jack Nicholson has gone for a variety of roles and garnered a reputation of being one of the most versatile actors of modern times. Films like ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’, ‘Terms of Endearment’ and ‘As Good as It Gets’ among others has immortalised him while he has also won the coveted Academy Award thrice to equal the record for most wins. Jack Nicholson is without doubt among the greatest that Hollywood has ever had.


$400 Million


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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