Jack Nicholson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

17th January 2017

Quote: ''I think he is ­basically retired. I don't want to speak for him but he has done a lot of work and he has done very well as a person financially... (but) I don't call him up and say..., 'What are you doing?' I would say, 'How are you and how do you feel?'" Peter Fonda is certain his Easy Rider co-star Jack Nicholson is retired.

2nd February 2015

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Tom Hanks, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, and Justin Timberlake have been tapped to appear on the upcoming star-studded 40th anniversary special for U.S. sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. The live Tv event will air in America on 15 February (15).

16th November 2014

Quote: "I see him once in a while, we usually share a nice meal and then go our separate ways. It's pleasant, we're friends, he's a very loyal friend, good friend, I trust him on that level." Actress Anjelica Huston enjoys her longrunning friendship with former lover Jack Nicholson. The couple dated on and off for 17 years.

27th August 2014

Fact: A luxury beachside home featured in Jack Nicholson's film Something's Gotta Give has sold for $41 million (£21.1 million). The 11-bedroom mansion is located in Southampton, New York.

27th December 2013

Fact: Samuel L. Jackson, Jack Nicholson, Snoop Dogg, will.i.am and comedian Kevin Hart were among the stars who spent part of their Christmas Day (25Dec13) courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers' home game against the Miami Heat basketball team at the Staples Center. Actress Gabrielle Union was also in the stands to cheer on her new fiance, Heat ace Dwyane Wade, as his team went on to win 101 to 95.

11th December 2013

Quote: "I want to go out with Jack Nicholson. I think it would be so fun." Actress Kirstie Alley is keen to go out on a date with Jack Nicholson.

30th September 2013

Quote: "He's a Jack Nicholson look-a-like. To say that he's an impersonator would imply a level of skill, as opposed to genetic freakishness! But I do say what he lacks in specificity, he makes up for in commitment. He gives it 150 per cent." Actor Michael Sheen admits his father's side-gig as a Jack Nicholson impersonator could be better.

3rd May 2013

Quote: "I don't play golf competitively. I tell everybody that I cheat so they won't gamble with me." Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson avoids wagers with pals on the links.

5th August 2012

Fact: Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson suffered an embarrassing wardrobe mishap on Thursday night (02Aug12) after he was caught with his fly down as he left dinner at Beverly Hills restaurant Mr. Chow.

12th April 2011

Quote: "He was too much for me. I liked the dangerous chemistry if it was controllable. His isn't. He is authentically dangerous." Shirley Maclaine insists she was never attracted to her Terms Of Endearment co-star Jack Nicholson.

29th March 2011

Quote: "I didn't really think about it to be honest. Bethany's attack was a case of mistaken identity; the shark was mentally ill, they found out later." Jack Nicholson's daughter Lorraine on swimming and surfing in the same Hawaiian waters where Bethany Hamilton lost her arm to a shark. Nicholson plays the surfer's best friend in new biopic Soul Surfer.

29th March 2011

Quote: "I went to Hawaii about a month early to learn how to surf. I was surfing every day and then training for two hours afterwards so I was getting really buff and athletic. It was a great change of pace from my usually, quite lazy lifestyle." Jack Nicholson's daughter Lorraine on how she prepared to play surfer Alana Blanchard in new movie Soul Surfer.

28th March 2011

Quote: "At my university, they have this spring weekend concert and it happens to be falling on my birthday, so P. Diddy's gonna be at my school, performing. So I'll be going to that concert." Jack Nicholson's actress daughter Lorraine on her 21st birthday plans at Brown University next month (Apr11).

13th February 2011

Quote: "I don't miss being in love but I do miss being loved." Former Hollywood Lothario Jack Nicholson is preparing for a lonely Valentine's Day (14Feb11).

20th January 2011

Quote: "I panic. There's always a day or two just before I start when I say to myself, 'What exactly is it that I do again?' My mind is empty when I ask that question. Then the minute they say, 'Roll 'em,' I immediately know what I do." Veteran actor Jack Nicholson still suffers from nerves onset.

14th December 2010

Quote: "I kissed him so many times. I had all kinds of emotions." Veteran actor Jack Nicholson enjoyed having to shower his onscreen son Paul Rudd with kisses for new movie HOW DO YOU KNOW.

3rd December 2010

Quote: "I came to my trailer one day before the baby was born and there's this little bag and there's like two pregnancy tank tops and a cardigan. I'm like who's this from? Jack Nicholson! He went to a maternity store on his day off and got me maternity clothes!" Actress Kathryn Hahn was surprised to receive the thoughtful gifts from her HOW DO YOU KNOW co-star, Hollywood icon JACK NICHOLSON.

7th June 2010

Quote: "He’s been incredibly busy over the years. He started when the first Tim Burton Batman film came out... Since then he’s worked all over the world... He’s done bar mitzvahs, he’s done weddings, commercials in Europe, everything." Actor Michael Sheen on his father, who is a professional Jack Nicholson look-a-like.

28th May 2010

Fact: Jack Nicholson has been named the official starter for Sunday's (30May10) Indianapolis 500 car race.

21st March 2010

Quote: "He doesn't do television... He doesn't even know how to use the Internet, I don't think. He doesn't have a cell phone; I call him at home." Jack Nicholson's actress daughter Lorraine on her dad's lack of modern technology skills.

2nd February 2010

Fact: Meryl Streep has set a new record for most Academy Awards acting nominations after landing her 16th on Tuesday (02Feb10). She is up for Best Actress in a Leading Role as this year's (10) ceremony for her part in JULIE & JULIA. Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson are both tied at 12 nominations apiece.

13th November 2009

Quote: "I did have a vague memory of Jack Nicholson appearing out of a corner, taking my Oscar, and dancing with it. I remember it strangely." Penelope Cruz recalls her bizarre memories from February's (09) Academy Awards, where she became the first Spanish-born actress to take home the Oscar - for her supporting role in VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA.

29th April 2009

Fact: The couple Sharon Stone married in 2004 after becoming a mail-order minister is filing for divorce. Restaurateur Michael Bourseau and stylist Brenda Swanson, who celebrated their union with actors Jack Nicholson and Robert Wagner serving as their witnesses, cited irreconcilable differences for their split.

19th February 2009

Quote: "Looking in the front row and seeing Jack Nicholson." Hugh Jackman tells U.S. broadcaster Barbara Walters spotting notorious awards show heckler JACK NICHOLSON at the forthcoming ceremony (22Feb08) would make him really nervous.

28th January 2009

Quote: "I will be making sure that every person in the Kodak Theatre has a copy of the magazine... I will be signing some of them. Jack Nicholson wants his signed. His agent got in touch with me. He's got one at home. He wanted a wallet-sized picture as well, which I thought was a little weird." Academy Awards host Hugh Jackman jokes about handing out copies of his Sexiest Man Alive People magazine cover to his peers at the Oscars.

27th December 2008

Quote: "I actually got coal one year. I'd sawed the leg off our dining room table and then refused to cop (admit) to it. When I opened my package, it was a lump of coal. I cried so hard that in a few minutes they went into the closet and got my new sled and baseball glove." Actor Jack Nicholson remembers his Christmas-time childhood antics.

23rd October 2008

Quote: "I would want Jack Nicholson to play me in a movie." Pop sensation Joe Jonas, 18, asks the impossible of the screen legend, 71.

4th August 2008

Fact: A model spacecraft from the first Star Wars film fetched $406,000 (GBP203,000) at auction in Hollywood - more than double its expected price. Other items which went under the hammer at the Profiles In History sale included the Hoverboard featured in BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II and the axe wielded by Jack Nicholson in The Shining.

11th June 2008

Fact: Tuesday night's (10Jun08) basketball showdown between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics in Los Angeles brought the stars out - Spike Lee, Eddie Murphy, courtside regulars Dustin Hoffman and Jack Nicholson, Steven Spielberg and Sylvester Stallone were all spotted in the crowd at the Staples Center.

25th March 2008

Quote: "I come from the Lynches of Sligo. You know, I went there, but looked in the phone book and there are nine million Lynches in Sligo." Jack Nicholson has abandoned plans to investigate his Irish heritage.

18th March 2008

Quote: "I look over to Jack Nicholson (at the Oscars) and he's like, 'Hey man, the last great movie star, huh?' I went, 'I know, I know. Sorry.' It was embarrassing." George Clooney on his recent Time magazine cover spread, on which he was dubbed 'The Last Movie Star'.

13th March 2008

Quote: "I just felt very out of my league. I was sitting behind Cate Blanchett and Jack Nicholson. I kind of wanted to get out my iPhone and take pictures." Actress Katherine Heigl was intimidated by the sheer number of A-list celebrities at the Oscars last month (Feb08).

7th March 2008

Quote: "Everyone thinks about whether they want to be buried or cremated. I want a big eight-metre (25-foot) pink statue on my grave. But I also like the way the Plains Indians used to do it. They hung you up on the top of a tree and let the birds eat you." Legendary actor Jack Nicholson has plenty of ideas for his funeral.

6th March 2008

Quote: "No, I've never insured them. I could work without them, for sure." Hollywood star Jack Nicholson doesn't think his unique eyebrows define him as an actor.

5th March 2008

Quote: "I wish they'd stop calling us 'Hollywood nitwits'. They can't get along without us. We've got our share of nitwits. I've been called a 'woolly headed intellectual', neither of which is accurate. I only wish I was woolly headed." Actor Jack Nicholson is unhappy with politicians who criticise Hollywood actors.

25th February 2008

Quote: "We'd talk in the driveway like any other neighbours. Though I guess most neighbours don't leave their underpants in your fridge." Jack Nicholson on his odd friendship with MARLON BRANDO.

25th February 2008

Quote: "I just turn up to see the stars. I've been here about 20 times... What can I say? I'm an Oscar man." Jack Nicholson, who has become a fixture at the Oscars.

11th February 2008

Quote: "You do lose energy. I used to rely on my legs to get me out of trouble. I was The Dodger, I could get in and out of parties without people I didn't want to meet even knowing I'd been there; I could skip away from difficult situations, but not anymore." Seventy-year-old Jack Nicholson is finally suffering the perils of aging.

7th February 2008

Quote: "I like each year to date a nice range of women. I only use Viagra when I am with more than one." Hollywood veteran Jack Nicholson on his love of the opposite sex.

25th January 2008

Quote: "My love life? Not enough of it!" Jack Nicholson laments the his lack of romantic liaisons.

17th January 2008

Quote: "We weren't at the game with Jack Nicholson; he was just sitting next to us. They took a photograph of all three of us together and it was kinda cool... I think he was a little bit annoyed with us... It was hilarious." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine on joining funnyman Jonah Hill and acting great JACK NICHOLSON courtside at a recent Los Angeles Lakers basketball game.

15th December 2007

Quote: "People give them to me. Why wouldn't they? The ones that look good on me I keep." Jack Nicholson on his sunglasses collection.

13th December 2007

Quote: "My job, I felt, was to take the piss out of the project, to not get so flowery." Jack Nicholson reveals how he approached his latest movie, male-bonding drama THE BUCKET LIST.

13th December 2007

Quote: "The first time I felt young for my age. I think we all try to say we are not affected by this, but something about the number, I thought, 'Geez, I'm in pretty good form here. I'm going pretty strong here.'" Jack Nicholson recalls his emotions at turning 70 this year (07).

12th December 2007

Quote: "I'd love to see the Pyramids." Jack Nicholson on what he'd like to accomplish before he dies.

11th December 2007

Quote: "I'm not a very zen guy. I've laid in sand traps and cried and hurled clubs in lakes." Actor Jack Nicholson confesses his bad temper.

10th December 2007

Quote: "There could be 9,000 for all I know - I used to live so freely." Veteran actor Jack Nicholson is surprised he has only fathered four children to date.

8th December 2007

Quote: "I'm not the kind of social gadabout I used to be, that's for sure. I've got young children now. It's limiting. You can't get too wild these days, but I'm about as wild as you can get." Jack Nicholson insists fatherhood has tamed his wild ways.

6th December 2007

Quote: "Men look at stuff like sex very differently from women. It's one of the enduring, unsolvable problems of the gender gap. A male person has more in common with a male dog than he does with a woman." Jack Nicholson accepts men and women are very different species when it comes to sex.

6th December 2007

Quote: "In my lifetime, from World War II on, life got freer and freer until herpes and then AIDS. Anybody under 30 has never known the freedom I knew. They're frightened." Jack Nicholson feels for the youth of today.

15th October 2007

Fact: Jack Nicholson made a rare TV appearance on Saturday night (13Oct07) in America when he closed comedy show Saturday Night Live by introducing a performance by show host Jon Bon Jovi and his band.

10th May 2007

Quote: "I saw this documentary with a scene of me with The Beatles in Malibu, and I just couldn't remember it. Of course, I could tell from the film I was a bit loaded - no doubt about that." Jack Nicholson can't remember partying with the Fab Four back in the '60s.

26th February 2007

Quote: "Sixty eight-year-old Irish Catholics, in my experience, are not so much for sexual prosthesis and cocaine, but JACK wanted to sexualise his character and he did a great, great job." Oscar-winning screenwriter William Monahan on Jack Nicholson's development of crazed gang boss FRANK COSTELLO in THE DEPARTED.

26th February 2007

Fact: Jack Nicholson showed his support for Britney Spears at the Oscars last night (25FEB07) by shaving off his hair and sporting a new bald look.

10th February 2007

Quote: "Every day he was on set, it brightened my day... The guy lights up a room." Mark Wahlberg on his THE DEPARTED co-star Jack Nicholson.

6th February 2007

Quote: "I'm kinda like what Jack Nicholson is to the (Los Angeles) Lakers for the (St Louis) Cardinals." Billy Bob Thornton insists he's become a good luck charm for baseball World Series champions the St Louis Cardinals.

26th January 2007

Quote: "I looked down at the audience and Jack Nicholson was staring up at me and I couldn't even remember what my bloody name was. So I have learnt my lesson!" British actress Emily Blunt wishes she'd written a speech before her winning appearance on the Golden Globes stage last week (15JAN07).

9th January 2007

Quote: "I'd rather get Jack on the golfcourse because I know I got a better chance of winning." Mark Wahlberg doesn't fancy his chances against THE DEPARTED co-star Jack Nicholson when the pair fight off for a Best Supporting Actor prize at the upcoming Golden Globe Awards (15JAN07).

21st October 2006

Quote: "Any time you see a little kid in a hallway with a weird voice, it's not a good thing." Jennifer Love Hewitt is still terrified by Jack Nicholson film THE SHINING.

9th October 2006

Quote: "I haven't given up hope (of finding love), but most of my friends think I'm a little goofy in that area." Hollywood veteran Jack Nicholson on why he's living the single life.

7th October 2006

Quote: "THE Rolling Stones and I go way back. Now, there was a time when I'd go into an arena and whip that crowd into a living frenzy before they ever came on stage. But I don't do that anymore. I'm more likely to just see the show." Jack Nicholson likes to watch the Brown Sugar band incognito these days.

28th September 2006

Quote: "I'm less rambunctious. I still have the same libido, but that part of your life changes." Ageing lothario Jack Nicholson insists his wild sex life has calmed down.

27th September 2006

Quote: "We would all just beat the c**p out of each other and then go home to our beds." Leonardo Dicaprio remembers his off-screen relations with co-stars Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson in new movie THE DEPARTED.

25th September 2006

Quote: "It's always a problem. You can't feel your w**ker... I've never bought one." Ageing lothario Jack Nicholson is not a fan of condoms.

22nd September 2006

Quote: "When Jack came on the set he would do things that were just nuts. If you look at Leo and I in all our scenes with Jack, we are like deer caught in the headlights." Matt Damon and his co-star Leonardo Dicaprio were intimidated by Jack Nicholson's presence on the set of new movie THE DEPARTED.

20th September 2006

Quote: "In terms of age, you could say that, over the last year, I've probably covered the territory from 21 to 61." Ageing lothario Jack Nicholson loves to date all age ranges.

28th July 2006

Fact: Jack Nicholson loves his movie wardrobes - the actor has recently been spotted wearing the same green and yellow polo shirt his character wore in 2003 movie SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE while he holidays with on-off girlfriend Lara Flynn Boyle in St Tropez, France.

4th July 2006

Fact: Jack Nicholson's teenage daughter Lorraine plays comedian Adam Sandler's daughter in the hit movie CLICK.

17th June 2006

Fact: Jack Nicholson has recorded a special Father's Day (18JUN06) message for US troops overseas. Absent dads will get a special phone call with the movie great's voice on the other end of the line.

29th March 2006

Fact: Heath Ledger and Jack Nicholson were among the guests attending Prince's super secret concert at Hollywood's Roosevelt hotel at the weekend (25MAR06).

11th October 2005

Fact: <p>Jack Nicholson hosted the inaugural JACK NICHOLSON/RUDY DURAN Celebrity Golf Classic in California at the weekend (09OCT05). The movie legend's star pals like Dennis Hopper and Don Cheadle joined him on the links and helped to raise over $600,000 (GBP333,300) for children's charities. </p>

3rd October 2005

Fact: <p>Shirley Maclaine and Jack Nicholson's "big, sappy movie" Terms Of Endearment makes George Clooney cry whenever he watches it. </p>

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