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Jack Nicholson’s 85th birthday in 10 memorable performances

Jack Nicholson is undoubtedly one of the most important and great actors in cinema. Today he turns 85, and a tour of his career reveals why he is so admired, with performances that are diverse, rich, complex and emotionally moving. The result is always an extraordinary work, which is captivating and captivating.

His biography says that he graduated from Manasquan High School in New Jersey, the city in which he was born. At the age of 17, after a difficult childhood and no artistic experience, he went to Hollywood, where he first worked as a bellboy in the cartoon section of Metro Goldwyn Meyer.

Jack Nicholson in 1998.  Photo: AP

Jack Nicholson in 1998. Photo: AP

Then, yes, she studied acting with Jeff Corey and started working in theater and soap operas. His first on-screen appearance is in 1958, the year he played the leading role in Roger Corman’s film the cry baby killR. He later worked on horror or action films by Corman and other directors who worked outside major studios.

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Nicholson’s genius came to the fore with a famous 1969 film, i find my destiny, by Dennis Hooper’. Since then, he has had a string of memorable performances that set him apart from the crowd, reaching a new milestone. chinatownin 1974. During that period, he also made a film sitting on the director’s chair. Drive, he said.

The first Oscar came in 1975, with Milos Forman’s Trapped with No Exit. Overall he received “only” twelve nominations for the highest award in cinema, and became the most nominated male actor in history in various categories.

As a leading actor, for example, he ranks second, surpassed only by the greats Laurence Olivier and Spencer Tracy. As a supporting actor, he stars alongside Walter Brennan, Jeff Bridges, Robert Duvall, Arthur Kennedy, Al Pacino and Claude Rains.

In all he won three statues, which stuck with no exit And later power of love You Better… impossible.

Jack Nicholson, always histrionic and great.

Jack Nicholson, always histrionic and great.

Now yes, list. A freak Jack Nicholson Top 10:

One- stuck with no exit (1975)

Jack Nicholson in "Trapped With No Way Out".

Jack Nicholson in “Trapped With No Way Out”.

Directed by Milos Forman, based on the novel of the same name by Ken Kesey. It stars Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Sidney Lasick, William Redfield and Brad Doriff.

Two- better… impossible (1997)

Jack Nicholson in "Better... Impossible".

Jack Nicholson in “Better… Impossible”.

James L. Romantic comedy directed by Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt and Greg Kinnear.

3- chinatown (1974)

Jack Nicholson in "Chinatown".

Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown”.

1974 dramatic film noir directed by Roman Polanski and starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston. The film won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and was nominated for 10 more awards.

4- made of Honor (1992)

Jack Nicholson in "A Matter of Honor".

Jack Nicholson in “A Matter of Honor”.

Directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon and Kevin Pollack in the lead roles. It is based on the play of the same name by Aaron Sorkin, who also wrote the screenplay for the film.

5- Glow (1980)

Jack Nicholson in "The Shining"

Jack Nicholson in “The Shining”

It belongs to the psychological horror subgenre, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd and Scatman Crowthers. It is based on the 1977 novel of the same name by author Stephen King, although there are significant differences between the novel and the film.

6- i seek my destiny (1969)

Jack Nicholson in "I Seek My Destiny"

Jack Nicholson in “I Seek My Destiny”

It is an independent, theatrical film of the “Road Movie” subgenre, directed by Dennis Hopper and presented by himself with Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson as lead actors.

7- network (1981)

Jack Nicholson in "Reds".

Jack Nicholson in “Reds”.

Directed, Produced, Written and Starring Warren Beatty.

8- batman (1989)

Jack Nicholson in "Batman".

Jack Nicholson in “Batman”.

It is the first of four films that make up the DC Comics eponymous character Batman in the first film series. It is directed by Tim Burton and stars Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson and Kim Basinger.

9- Confessions of Mr. Schmidt (2002)

Jack Nicholson in “Mr. Schmidt’s Confession”.

A theatrical film directed by director Alexander Payne, from a screenplay by himself and Jim Taylor, starring Jack Nicholson as Warren Schmidt and Hope Davis as his daughter, Jenny.

10- power of love (1983)

Jack Nicholson in "The Force of Endearment".

Jack Nicholson in “The Force of Endearment”.

Dramatic comedy based on the novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry, directed, written and produced by James L. Brooks, and starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels and John Lithgow. The film covers the 30-year relationship between Aurora Greenway (MacLaine) and her daughter Emma (Winger).


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