Jack Lemmon Biography
John Uhler Lemmon III
Date of Birth:
February 8, 1925
Date of Death:
June 27, 2001 in Los Angeles, California
Phillips Andover Academy - Graduated 1943
Harvard University - graduated 1947
Cynthia Stone (1950 - 1956)
Felicia Farr (1962 - until his death 2001)
Chris Lemmon - born in 1954
Courtney Lemmon - born in 1966
Spotted on Broadway by a Hollywood talent scout. Signed a contract with Columbia Pictures.
Mister Roberts earned him an Academy Award
Some Like It Hot (biggest money makers were the Grumpy Old Men movies)
There were some disappointments like Buddy Buddy (despite the Lemmon/Matthau pairing and being directed by Billy Wilder this comedy was not a hit with critics or at the boxoffice) and The Odd Couple II.
The likeable but put-upon Everyman
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Jack Lemmon pictured (left) in
Grumpy Old Men
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