Jack Nicholson

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  • Birth Name: John Joseph Nicholson
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/22/1937, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; director; writer; producer
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How Schmidt Happens to Be The Most Popular Name on TV

Holy "Schmidt"! That last name has become a go-to for TV and film writers looking to give their characters a memorable moniker.

Netflix made headlines last week when it picked up two seasons of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the sitcom starring Ellie Kemper as a former cult member navigating the big city. NBC was originally set to launch the new comedy, from 30 Rock exec producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, but the Netflix deal was too good to pass up (and saved NBC the expense of trying to launch the new show in this sitcom-challenged era).

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Anjelica Huston Says She Was Attacked by Ryan O’Neal in New Memoir

In Anjelica Huston's new memoir Watch Me, the Academy Award-winning actress claims her former boyfriend, actor Ryan O'Neal, once assaulted her during a party in the 1970s.

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Convicted Mob Boss James "Whitey" Bulger Found Guilty

A jury found mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger guilty on 31 of 32 counts, including his involvement in 11 murders, CNN reports.

The guilty verdicts in the federal racketeering trial could result in a sentence of up to life in prison. Bulger, 83, could die in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 13.

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Videos

41st Academy Awards - Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand tie
How Do You Know
49th Academy Awards - Muhammad Ali surprises Sylvester Stallone
How Do You Know: Do Not Rock The Boat

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 85th Academy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Corman's World Movie, Actor
2011 AFI Life Achievement Award 2011 TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 How Do You Know Movie, Actor - Charles
2010 AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Mike Nichols TV Show Series, Appearing

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News

Secret Files Reveal Rock Hudson's Gay Confession and RFK-Marilyn Affair

Rock Hudson's wife once confronted him for being gay, Judy Garland kept several caches of drugs hidden throughout her house, and Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy were recorded having sex — all this according to newly uncovered files from former cop-turned-private investigator Fred Otash. The files... read more

Top Moments: Idol Gets "Life" and When Jennifer Met Jack

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While donating baby goods to the local children's orphanage, Bryan and David quickly fall in love with a baby girl named Nikki on The New Normal. Although their own baby is less than two months from being born, the couple decides they want to foster Nikki anyway. But when they go back to get the paperwork started, they are... read more

Exclusive: Criminal Minds Scares Up Cuckoo's Nest and Chucky Star Brad Dourif

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Chucky star Brad Dourif will guest-star in an episode of Criminal Minds to be directed by star Matthew Gray Gubler, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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Scream! The Shining! TV Guide Network Counts Down the 25 Most Spine-Chilling Horror Moments

Remember when Drew Barrymore's teen princess spilled her guts, literally, in the opening moments of Scream? Or when Jack Nicholson popped his head through the broken bathroom door and so proudly announced, "Heeere's Johnny" in The Shining?

For better or worse, it's hard to forget horrific movie moments like... read more

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