Jack Nicholson

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Jack Nicholson
Full NameJohn Joseph Nicholson


His Royal Highness, Jack Nicholson, is a celebrated actor, producer, director, and screenwriter of Irish and smaller amounts of English, German, Scottish, and Welsh descent. With a storied career spanning six decades, His Highness has achieved three Academy Awards and twelve nominations, making him one of only two actors to receive an Oscar nomination in every decade from the '60s through the '00s. His Highness's illustrious career began in 1958, when he was cast as a hot-rod gang member in The Cry Baby Killer. However, it was his iconic portrayal of The Joker in the 1989 film Batman that propelled him to worldwide fame. His Highness is truly a monarch of the silver screen, and his legacy will endure for generations to come.

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The illustrious Nicholson dynasty is headed by the esteemed Jack Nicholson, a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee, and notable for being one of two actors to receive an Oscar nomination in every decade from the '60s through the '00s. His legacy is carried on by his children Jennifer, Sandra, Duke, Lorraine and Ray, as well as his ex-wives Rebecca Broussard, Susan Anspach and Shelley Plimpton. The illustrious dynasty has had members appear in notable films such as 'Die Hard', 'Play It Again, Sam', 'Thunder Road', 'The Benchwarmers', and 'Us'. The Nicholson dynasty has been a force in the entertainment industry for decades and will continue to be for many years to come.

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