Jack Nicholson was born in New York April 22, 1937. His mother was a dancer, which is six months before the birth of the child married Donald Furchillo, who is considered the father of Jack. Raising boys doing his grandparents. It is worth noting that the future actor learned that they do not come his parents only after their death in 1974, thanks to an article in the magazine "Times." Actor and today do not know exactly who is his own father. After Jack Nicholson graduated from high school, he began to combine acting classes while working at the studio MGM. His first directorial debut with the picture of "Thriller" was unsuccessful, so he had to write the script and played the role in the frankly non paintings.
Jack Nicholson - the beginning of a stellar career
Over the next few years, Jack Nicholson did everything that he could be seen in Hollywood. He even paid a certain sum of money to enter the Guild actors United States. Jack fell into the category of "best young actors of our time", which also hit many other talented actors. He tried to grasp at any proposals that it only offers. His first role was in the film "Cry Baby Killer." This film has failed not only in commercial terms, but in critically. This has also been subject to criticism and acting of Nicholson. Then he took part in the low-budget independent film "Too Late for Love", where he played the villain Buddy. There were also roles in "Little Shop of Horrors", "Fear", "The Raven."
Jack Nicholson - gaining popularity
Jack Nicholson won his first Oscar, thanks to the novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", released on the big screen in 1975. Directly the actor received the award for Best Actor. It is interesting that after that, he took on a rather unusual role for himself. This could include a small role in the film "The Last Tycoon" where he had to fight with the character of Robert De Niro. Moreover, Jack took more for less attractive role in "The Missouri Breaks". There he played the role to be played simultaneously with Marlon Brando.
In 1980, Jack Nicholson starred in the mystical film "The Shining", directed by Stephen King. Despite the fact that the actor did not get an Oscar, that role remains one of the most important in his entire career. Then he received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the movie "Terms of Endearment." It's safe to say that 1980 had been the most successful for the actor. He starred in many films are very successful, which can be safely attributed "The Witches of Eastwick," "The Postman Rings Twice", "thistle", "Red," "Prizzi's Honor". For some roles, Jack Nicholson has been nominated for an Oscar.
Jack Nicholson - the most notable roles
Jack Nicholson for all his career has played in a lot of variety of pictures. They were both successful and failure. One of the best roles, as mentioned earlier, was in the film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," for which he won an Oscar. Then he played the role of Randle McMurphy. In 1992 he took part in "A Few Good Men," by which was nominated as a reward. He played the role of Colonel Nathan Jessup aggressive. In 1997 he again won the award for best actor in the movie "Never better.", Where he played a neurotic writer. In 2002 he was nominated for Best Actor in the film "About Schmidt." And of course one can not forget the wonderful melodramatic comedy "Something's Gotta Give," in which Nicholson plays an aged playboy fascinated young devchenki, in the way that suddenly occurs is far from being a young female playwright that radically changes his life.
Jack Nicholson - personal life
Jack Nicholson has five children by four different women, however, he was married only once. In a famous actor had a romantic relationship with a number of different models and actresses. With some romance lasted a very long time. For example, the longest relationship he had had with Anjelica Huston, which lasted the entire 17 years. The girl was the daughter of film director John Huston.
Jack Nicholson - Interesting Facts
One of the interesting facts from the life of the famous Hollywood actor can be noted that he tries not to appear in public without his dark glasses. He is a connoisseur of art of the 20th century. It has its own collection of paintings, among which are works by Picasso. Jack likes to play golf and loves wrestling competitions.
Jack Nicholson - day today
In recent years, Jack Nicholson is also actively involved in various interesting projects. So, in 2008 he played a role in the film "Not yet played a drawer." Two years later, in 2010 came the film "I'm Still Here" and "You never know." Also in the future we expect some more interesting projects with his participation.