Jack Lemmon

1925 - 2001

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John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001), commonly known as Jack Lemmon, was an American actor. Equally proficient in both dramatic and comic roles, Lemmon was known for his anxious, middle-class everyman screen persona in dramedy pictures, leading The Guardian to coin him "the most successful tragi-comedian of his age."He starred in over sixty films and was nominated for an Academy Award eight times, winning twice, and among many other accolades, including six Golden Globe Awards (counting the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award), three BAFTA Awards, and two Emmy Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Lemmon has received more than 6,405,339 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Jack Lemmon is the 224th most popular actor (down from 191st in 2019), the 429th most popular biography from United States (down from 386th in 2019) and the 115th most popular American Actor.

Jack Lemmon is most famous for his comedic roles in films such as Some Like It Hot, The Odd Couple, and The China Syndrome.

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Among actors, Jack Lemmon ranks 224 out of 10,030Before him are James Caan, Nicole Kidman, Fernandel, Julia Roberts, Ernest Borgnine, and Bryan Cranston. After him are Lauren Bacall, Jennifer Aniston, Maximilian Schell, Julianne Moore, Malcolm McDowell, and Kurt Russell.

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Among people born in 1925, Jack Lemmon ranks 25Before him are Audie Murphy, Jorge Rafael Videla, Rock Hudson, Michel Piccoli, Angela Lansbury, and Giorgio Napolitano. After him are Douglas Engelbart, Pierre Boulez, Peter Sellers, Ananda Mahidol, Robert Edwards, and Simon van der Meer. Among people deceased in 2001, Jack Lemmon ranks 11Before him are Jorge Amado, Claude Shannon, Josef Bican, Herbert A. Simon, Sabiha Gökçen, and Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary. After him are Léopold Sédar Senghor, Christiaan Barnard, Iannis Xenakis, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Ernst Gombrich, and William Hanna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Lemmon ranks 429 out of 15,968Before him are James Caan (1940), Nicole Kidman (1967), Julia Roberts (1967), Dean Martin (1917), Ernest Borgnine (1917), and Bryan Cranston (1956). After him are Glen Campbell (1936), Black Dahlia (1924), Crazy Horse (1840), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Lauren Bacall (1924), and Terry Gilliam (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jack Lemmon ranks 115Before him are Susan Sarandon (1946), James Caan (1940), Nicole Kidman (1967), Julia Roberts (1967), Ernest Borgnine (1917), and Bryan Cranston (1956). After him are Lauren Bacall (1924), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Julianne Moore (1960), Kurt Russell (1951), Christopher Reeve (1952), and Jessica Lange (1949).

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