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Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
Biographical Information
Born April 22, 1937
Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
Productions Tommy as Dr. Quackson
Something's Gotta Give as Harry Sanborn
Recordings Tommy (film soundtrack)
Something's Gotta Give (film soundtrack)

Jack Nicholson is an American actor.

Biography

Born in New Jersey, Nicholson made his start in low-budget Roger Corman productions, before gaining popularity as both a performer (frequently in "angry young man" roles such as McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest).

He subsequently became one of the only actors to be nominated for an Academy Award in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s (the other being Michael Caine). He has appeared in a massive variety of films notably Chinatown, The Shining and Tim Burton's Batman as The Joker.

Singing

Not typically known for his singing roles, Nicholson has still made two singing appearances in films, namely as "The Specialist" in The Who's Tommy, and performing "La Vie En Rose" in Something's Gotta Give.

Films

Tommy (1975)

  • Go to the Mirror (solo lines)

Something's Gotta Give (2004)

  • La Vie En Rose (solo)