Jack Nicholson

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 88
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

The Andy Warhol Diaries (archive footage), Self - Actor 2022
Mr. Saturday Night Self 2021
Untold: Deal with the Devil Himself (Archival Footage) 2021
Canaan Land Self 2020
40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic (archive footage) 2020
David Crosby: Remember My Name Self 2019
The Movies Jack Torrance / Garrett Breedlove / Joker / Jack Napier / Self 2019
Howard Self / (archival footage) 2018
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Self 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Self 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Andy Warhol Diaries (archive footage), Self - Actor 2022
Mr. Saturday Night Self 2021
Untold: Deal with the Devil Himself (Archival Footage) 2021
Canaan Land Self 2020
40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic (archive footage) 2020
David Crosby: Remember My Name Self 2019
The Movies Jack Torrance / Garrett Breedlove / Joker / Jack Napier / Self 2019
Howard Self / (archival footage) 2018
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Self 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Self 2018
Always at The Carlyle Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Filmworker Self 2018
Trump: An American Dream Self 2017
The Eighties Self - Actor 2016
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015
Quick Reviews with Maverick Melvin Udall 2015
The Second Annual 'On Cinema' Oscar Special Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Clippers Playoff Game 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Sport in America: Our Defining Stories Self 2013
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Self 2013
Dante's Domicile Lt. Andre Duvalier 2013
I Am Divine Self 2013
The Oscars Self - Presenter 2013
Room 237 Jack Torrance 2012
Discovering Huston Self 2012
The Fight Game with Jim Lampley Self 2012
America's Book of Secrets (archive footage), Self - Guest at the Playboy Mansion 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / Himself - Actor 2011
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories Himself - Award Winning Actor (archive footage) 2011
Close Up Self - Interviewee 2011
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story David Staebler 2011
I Am R.P. McMurphy 2011
How Do You Know Charles 2010
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics Self 2010
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood George Hanson 2010
I'm Still Here Jack Nicholson / Himself 2010
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief Self 2010
Bob Dylan: Under Review 1978-1989 Self 2008
5 Second Movies The Joker 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2008
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Self / Jack Gittes 2008
Waiting for Hockney Self 2008
The Bucket List Edward / Edward Periman Cole 2007
View from the Overlook: Crafting 'the Shining' Himself / Self 2007
Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick Himself / Self - Actor, The Shining 2007
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick Himself / Self 2007
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Lt. Andre Duvalier, Rexford Bedlo 2007
The 79th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2007
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2007
The Departed Costello / Francis 'Frank' Costello 2006
The 78th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 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 Self 2005
Inside Deep Throat Self 2005
Bully & Rick Self 2004
The 76th Annual Academy Awards Gandalf - Opening Segment 2004
Something's Gotta Give Harry Sanborn 2003
Celebrities Uncensored Self 2003
Anger Management Dr. Buddy Rydell 2003
Cher: The Farewell Tour Daryl Van Horne 2003
The 75th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee & Past Winner 2003
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Self 2003
About Schmidt Warren Schmidt / Warren R. Schmidt 2002
Back in the U.S. Self 2002
The Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage) / Self 2002
American Idol Self 2002
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Honoree 2001
America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself / Self 2001
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies Self 2001
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Himself / Self 2001
The Pledge Jerry Black 2001
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2000
Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album Self 2000
The 71st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1999
Playboy: Playmate Pajama Party Self 1999
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner & Past Winner 1998
As Good as It Gets Melvin Udall 1997
The Evening Star Garrett Breedlove 1996
Mars Attacks! Art Land / President James Dale 1996
Blood and Wine Alex 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself (archive footage) 1996
The Crossing Guard Freddy Gale 1995
The Rolling Stones: Stripped Himself 1995
The 67th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
The Making of '...and God Spoke' Self - Academy Awards 1994
Wolf Will Randall 1994
The 65th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee & Presenter 1993
The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey The Specialist 1993
Hoffa James R. Hoffa / James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa 1992
A Few Good Men Col. Nathan R. Jessep 1992
Man Trouble Harry Bliss 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin and How the Camel Got His Hump Self - Narrator 1991
The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards Self 1991
The Two Jakes Jake Gittes / J.J. "Jake" Gittes 1990
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee & Presenter 1990
Batman Jack Napier / Joker / The Joker 1989
Inside Edition Self 1988
The 60th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1988
Monsters & Maniacs Self 1988
Ironweed Francis Phelan 1987
Broadcast News Bill Rorish / Bill Rorich 1987
The Witches of Eastwick Daryl Van Horne 1987
Biography Jack Torrance, Self 1987
One Voice Self - Audience Member 1986
Heartburn Mark / Mark Forman 1986
American Masters Self, (archive footage) 1986
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1986
Live Aid Self 1985
Prizzi's Honor Charley Partanna 1985
The 56th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1984
Terms of Endearment Garrett Breedlove 1983
Not Necessarily the News Himself (archive footage) 1983
The 54th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1982
The Border Charlie Smith 1982
Reds Eugene O'Neill 1981
The Postman Always Rings Twice Frank Chambers 1981
Making 'The Shining' Himself 1980
The Shining Jack Torrance 1980
Wings Over the World Self 1979
Goin' South Henry Lloyd Moon 1978
The 50th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1978
The Last Tycoon Brimmer 1976
America at the Movies Jonathan Fuerst / Robert Eroica Duprea 1976
The Missouri Breaks Tom Logan 1976
The 48th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1976
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest R.P. McMurphy / Randle Patrick McMurphy 1975
Arena Himself (archive footage), Self 1975
The Fortune Oscar / Oscar Sullivan aka Dix 1975
Tommy The Specialist 1975
The Passenger Locke / David Locke 1975
Chinatown J.J. Gittes / J.J. 'Jake' Gittes 1974
The Last Detail Buddusky / SM1 Billy 'Bad Ass' Buddusky 1973
The King of Marvin Gardens David Staebler 1972
The 44th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1972
A Safe Place Mitch 1971
Carnal Knowledge Jonathan 1971
Drive, He Said Annoyed Bearded Guy 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
The Shooting Billy Spear 1968
Psych-Out Stoney 1968
The Movie Orgy Clip from Unidentified Film / Self (archive footage) 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
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 / Will 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

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