Wednesday 21 June 2017

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson is an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter born John Joseph “Jack” Nicholson, April 22nd, 1937 in Neptune, New Jersey.  He has performed a great breadth of characters, from comedy romantic to psychopathic ones. He is very versatile. Known as the most nominated male actor in history, has 12 Academy Awards to his credit. He began to act on 1957, debuting in a low-budget teen drama, The Cry Baby Killer (1958).

Jack Nicholson  Religion

Fitting in with his controversial personality, Nicholson could be catalogued as Atheist. Although he doesn’t talk a lot of religion, he once said for a Vanity Fair interview in 1992 that he doesn’t believe in God, because he can’t experience faith himself. Nevertheless, it is possible that he’d like to think differently, as he said that he admires people who can believe.

Jack Nicholson Political Views

This is another topic Jack doesn’t talk about very much. He once labeled himself as a “lifelong Irish Democrat”, and that was all. He does talk about his thoughts on other sensitive issues, such as abortion, alleging that he is against but pro-choice. He says he was a unwanted child, but that is grateful that her mother didn’t aborted on her own terms, that is why he thinks woman have the right to choose if they want to end a pregnancy or not by themselves.

Who is he dating?

He was known to have several unstable relationships in the past, but currently he seems to be single. His only wife was actress Sandra Knight, who he married on June 17th, 1962, but they got divorced on August 8th, 1968, although they had been separated 2 years after the break up. Since then Nicholson has had short, intermittent relationships with Angelica Huston (1973-1990) and Rebecca Brousard (1989-1994).

Jack Nicholson Hobbies

He is fan of Yankees and Lakers and has missed very few games since 1970. He gets involved so much in games that he was kicked out from one once for yelling at the game’s referee. Jack also likes to collect contemporary art from 20th century, most of all paints by Hen Matisse, Tamara de Lempika, Andy Warhol and Jack Vettriano. The artist EdRuscha said that was the owner of one of the best art collections in 1995.

Interesting Facts

He is friend of influential characters like Vladimir Putin and Marlon Brando.

Nicholson has been charged of assault and vandalism for hitting a car with a golf stick while it was stopped at a red light, destroying its roof and windshield.

Jack used to be a messenger boy for MGM’s cartoon department, where he was offered of a job as an illustrator, which he declined due to his desire to become an actor.

He went to Cuba in 1998 to know Fidel Castro, the President of the Island. He got to be friend of him but he was against the amount of luxuries of the Dictator, which were denied to Cubans.