Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson films and short biography

John Joseph 'Jack' Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Jack Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include dark portrayals of neurotic and psychopathic characters. Nicholson's 12 Oscar nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the history of the Academy Awards. Nicholson has twice won the Academy Award for Best Actor, for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and for As Good as It Gets. He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1983 film Terms of Endearment. He is tied with Walter Brennan and Daniel Day-Lewis for most Academy Award acting wins by a male actor, with three. Nicholson is well known for playing villainous roles, such as Frank Costello in The Departed, Jack Torrance in The Shining and the Joker in 1989's Batman.

Jack Nicholson FILMS LIST

1958 The Cry Baby Killer
1960 Too Soon to Love
1960 The Wild Ride
1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
1960 Studs Lonigan
1962 The Broken Land
1963 The Raven
1963 The Terror
1964 Flight to Fury
1964 Back Door to Hell
1964 Ensign Pulver
1965 Ride in the Whirlwind
1966 The Shooting
1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
1967 Hells Angels on Wheels
1967 The Trip
1968 Psych-Out
1968 Head
1969 Easy Rider
1970 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
1970 The Rebel Rousers
1970 Five Easy Pieces
1971 Carnal Knowledge
1971 A Safe Place
1971 Drive, He Said
1972 The King of Marvin Gardens
1973 The Last Detail
1974 Chinatown
1975 The Passenger
1975 The Fortune
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
1975 Tommy
1976 The Missouri Breaks
1976 The Last Tycoon
1978 Goin' South
1980 The Shining
1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice
1981 Ragtime
1981 Reds
1982 The Border
1983 Terms of Endearment
1985 Prizzi's Honor
1986 Heartburn
1987 The Witches of Eastwick
1987 Broadcast News
1987 Ironweed
1989 Batman
1990 The Two Jakes
1992 Man Trouble
1992 A Few Good Men
1992 Hoffa
1994 Wolf
1995 The Crossing Guard
1996 Blood and Wine
1996 The Evening Star
1996 Mars Attacks!
1997 As Good as It Gets
2001 The Pledge
2002 About Schmidt
2003 Anger Management
2003 Something's Gotta Give
2006 The Departed
2007 The Bucket List
2010 How Do You Know