Jack Nicholson's first Oscar winning role. Five Easy Pieces. Watch for the famous chicken-salad scene.
When they make up those lists of greatest movie characters and greatest performances of all times Jack Nicholson and the characters he has played appear over and over again. Here's one of them Billy Buddusky in The Last Detail.
A classic of the 1970's and film noir at its best ... Chinatown.
One You Might Have Missed: About Schmidt. A sad movie, a funny movie, a very good movie.
Jack Nicholson Academy Awards®
If you're a "younger" person and you wonder why Jack Nicholson is always sitting in the front row at the Academy Awards Show it's because for decades he dominated the acting categories with one nomination after another.
Best Actor Nomination for About Schmidt --- 2003 Best Actor Win for As Good As It Gets --- 1998 Best Supporting Actor Nomination for A Few Good Men --- 1993 Best Actor Nomination for Ironweed --- 1988 Best Actor Nomination for Prizzi's Honor --- 1986
Best Actor Nomination for Chinatown --- 1975 Best Actor Nomination for The Last Detail --- 1974 Best Actor Nomination for Five Easy Pieces --- 1971 Best Supporting Actor Nomination for Easy Rider --- 1970