Jack Nicholson

1937 - Today

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John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American retired actor and filmmaker. Nicholson is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of the 20th century. Throughout his five-decade career he received numerous accolades, including three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Film Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, and a Grammy Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Nicholson has received more than 31,339,166 page views. His biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). Jack Nicholson is the 48th most popular actor (down from 31st in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from United States (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Actor.

Jack Nicholson is most famous for his work in the movie "The Shining" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

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  • 31M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 110

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Jack Nicholson ranks 48 out of 13,578Before him are Nicolas Cage, Vin Diesel, Shah Rukh Khan, Claudia Cardinale, Debbie Reynolds, and Alan Rickman. After him are James Dean, Asta Nielsen, Chuck Norris, Katharine Hepburn, Dustin Hoffman, and Elizabeth Taylor.

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Among people born in 1937, Jack Nicholson ranks 8Before him are Anthony Hopkins, Harald V of Norway, Valentina Tereshkova, Morgan Freeman, Ridley Scott, and Ahmed Yassin. After him are Dustin Hoffman, Bobby Charlton, Jane Fonda, Queen Sonja of Norway, Martti Ahtisaari, and Boris Spassky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Nicholson ranks 113 out of 20,380Before him are John Dewey (1859), Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Debbie Reynolds (1932), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), Joan Baez (1941), and Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927). After him are Madonna (1958), Jane Addams (1860), Isadora Duncan (1877), Tupac Shakur (1971), Noam Chomsky (1928), and James Dean (1931).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jack Nicholson ranks 18Before him are Patrick Swayze (1952), Morgan Freeman (1937), Harrison Ford (1942), Nicolas Cage (1964), Vin Diesel (1967), and Debbie Reynolds (1932). After him are James Dean (1931), Chuck Norris (1940), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Meryl Streep (1949), and Michael Douglas (1944).

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