Jack Nicholson

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 84
John Joseph Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker whose career has spanned more than 60 years. He is known for playing a wide range of starring or supporting roles, including comedy, romance, and darkly comic portrayals of anti-heroes and villainous characters. In many of his films, he played the "eternal outsider, the sardonic drifter",... read more

John Joseph Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker whose career has spanned more than 60 years. He is known for playing a wide range of starring or supporting roles, including comedy, romance, and darkly comic portrayals of anti-heroes and villainous characters. In many of his films, he played the "eternal outsider, the sardonic drifter", someone who rebels against the social structure.

Birth Name

John Joseph Nicholson

Born

Thursday, 22 April 1937

Actor Filmography

Canaan Land Self 2020
David Crosby: Remember My Name Self 2019
The Movies Jack Torrance / Garrett Breedlove / Joker / Jack Napier / Self (archive footage) 2019
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself 2018
The Eighties Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2016
Quick Reviews with Maverick Melvin Udall 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Clippers Playoff Game 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself (archive footage) 2013
Dante's Domicile Lt. Andre Duvalier 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Canaan Land Self 2020
David Crosby: Remember My Name Self 2019
The Movies Jack Torrance / Garrett Breedlove / Joker / Jack Napier / Self (archive footage) 2019
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself 2018
The Eighties Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2016
Quick Reviews with Maverick Melvin Udall 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Clippers Playoff Game 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself (archive footage) 2013
Dante's Domicile Lt. Andre Duvalier 2013
The Fight Game with Jim Lampley Himself 2012
America's Book of Secrets Himself (archive footage) 2012
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories Himself - Award Winning Actor (archive footage) 2011
Close Up Himself - Interviewee 2011
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story David Staebler (archive footage) 2011
I Am R.P. McMurphy 2011
Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel Himself 2011
How Do You Know Charles 2010
I'm Still Here Jack Nicholson 2010
Stardust Himself (uncredited) 2010
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief Himself 2010
5 Second Movies The Joker 2008
Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired Himself / Jack Gittes (archive footage) 2008
Waiting for Hockney Himself (archive footage) 2008
The Bucket List Edward 2007
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick Himself 2007
Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick Himself 2007
View From the Overlook: Crafting 'The Shining' Himself 2007
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Lt. Andre Duvalier, Rexford Bedlo 2007
The Departed Frank Costello 2006
Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight - The Road to Gotham City Himself 2005
... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2005
Inside Deep Throat Himself (archive footage) 2005
Something's Gotta Give Harry Sanborn 2003
Celebrities Uncensored Himself 2003
Anger Management Dr. Buddy Rydell 2003
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Himself 2003
About Schmidt Warren Schmidt 2002
The Kid Stays In The Picture Himself (archive footage) 2002
American Idol Self 2002
Back in the U.S. Himself 2002
Heist 2001
America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself 2001
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Himself 2001
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies Himself (archive footage) 2001
The Pledge Jerry Black 2001
Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album Himself (archive footage) 2000
Playboy: Playmate Pajama Party Himself 1999
As Good As It Gets Melvin Udall 1997
The Evening Star Garrett Breedlove 1996
Mars Attacks! Art Land 1996
Blood And Wine Alex 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself (archive footage) 1996
The Crossing Guard Freddy Gale 1995
Rolling Stones: Stripped Himself 1995
The Making of '...And God Spoke' Himself - Academy Awards 1994
Wolf Will Randall 1994
Hoffa James R. Hoffa 1992
A Few Good Men Col. Nathan R. Jessep 1992
Man Trouble Eugene Earl Axline, aka Harry Bliss 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
The Two Jakes Jake Gittes 1990
Batman Jack Napier 1989
Inside Edition Himself 1988
Ironweed Francis Phelan 1988
Monsters & Maniacs Himself (archive footage) 1988
Broadcast News Bill Rorish 1987
The Witches of Eastwick Daryl Van Horne 1987
Heartburn Mark 1986
American Masters Self, (archive footage) 1986
Live Aid Himself 1985
Prizzi's Honor Charley Partanna 1985
Terms Of Endearment Garrett Breedlove 1983
Not Necessarily the News Himself (archive footage) 1983
The Border Charlie Smith 1982
Reds Eugene O'Neill 1981
Ragtime Pirate (uncredited) 1981
The Postman Always Rings Twice Frank Chambers 1981
Making 'The Shining' Himself 1980
The Shining Jack Torrance 1980
Goin' South Henry Lloyd Moon 1978
The Last Tycoon Brimmer 1976
America at the Movies Jonathan Fuerst / Robert Eroica Duprea (archive footage) 1976
The Missouri Breaks Tom Logan 1976
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest R.P. McMurphy 1975
Arena Himself - Interview, Himself (archive footage) 1975
The Fortune Oscar 1975
Tommy The Specialist 1975
The Passenger Locke 1975
Chinatown J.J. Gittes 1974
The Last Detail Buddusky 1974
The King Of Marvin Gardens David Staebler 1972
A Safe Place Mitch 1971
Carnal Knowledge Jonathan 1971
Five Easy Pieces Robert Eroica Dupea 1970
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever Tad Pringle 1970
The Rebel Rousers Bunny 1970
Easy Rider George Hanson 1969
Head Movie director at filmshoot in restaurant 1968
Psych-Out Stoney 1968
The Guns of Will Sonnett Tom Murdock 1967
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Gino, Hit Man 1967
Hells Angels On Wheels Poet 1967
Ride in the Whirlwind Wes 1966
The Shooting Billy Spear 1966
Back Door to Hell Burnett 1964
Flight To Fury Jay Wickham 1964
Ensign Pulver Yeoman Dolan 1964
The Terror Lt. Andre Duvalier 1963
The Raven Rexford Bedlo 1963
The Broken Land Will Brocious 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Guest 1961
Dr. Kildare Jaime Angel 1961
The Andy Griffith Show Marvin Jenkins, Mr. Garland 1960
The Barbara Stanwyck Show Bud 1960
Studs Lonigan Weary Reilly 1960
The Little Shop Of Horrors Wilbur Force 1960
The Wild Ride Johnny Varron 1960
Too Soon To Love Buddy 1960
Mr. Lucky Martin 1959
Hawaiian Eye Tony Morgan 1959
Bronco Bob Doolin 1958
The Cry Baby Killer Jimmy Wallace 1958
Sea Hunt John Stark 1958
Tales of Wells Fargo Tom Washburn 1957
Matinee Theatre Musician's Son 1955

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2007 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2004 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2003 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2003 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
1998 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1993 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1990 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1988 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1986 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1986 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1984 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1984 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Won
1982 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1982 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1976 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1976 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
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