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Jack Nicholson

Actor (born 22-Apr-1937)


Dennis Bingham. Acting Male: Masculinities in the Films of James Stewart, Jack Nicholson, and Clint Eastwood. Rutgers University Press. 1994. 271pp.

Edward Douglas. Jack: The Great Seducer: The Life and Many Loves of Jack Nicholson. Scranton, PA: Harper Collins. 2004. 438pp.

Dennis McDougal. Five Easy Decades: How Jack Nicholson Became the Biggest Movie Star in Modern Times. John Wiley and Sons. 2008. 496pp.

Patrick McGilligan. Jack's Life: A Biography of Jack Nicholson. Scranton, PA: W. W. Norton. 1994.

Donald Sheperd. Jack Nicholson: An Unauthorized Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1991. 204pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.517)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1079)

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1042)

  10. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.403)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.345)

  12. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.238)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.398)

  14. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.368)

  15. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.399)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (pp.296-98)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.634-35)

  18. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.534)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.369)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.299)

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