Jack Nicholson Retires From Film?: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Our beloved icon Jack Nicholson is retiring at age 76 … or is he? Here are the 5 Fast Facts.


1. Hollywood Fears They Are Losing a Legend

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An “industry insider” told Radar Online that:

Jack has — without fanfare — retired.

MTV addressed Radar’s reports saying:

Whether Radar’s story gets some kind of official response from Nicholson’s camp has yet to be seen. It’s likely that Nicholson may have chosen to quietly step away from acting, like some of his contemporaries, Gene Hackman and Sean Connery for example, but claims that he’s losing his memory will likely have to be responded to.

Have a look at Jack’s Top 10 Acting Performances below.

Jack Nicholson's Top 10 Acting PerformanceVOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE: http://mewlists.com/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=category&cid=1123:jack-nicholsons-top-10-acting-performances&Itemid=1228 FULL LIST HERE: Jack Nicholson's Top 10 Acting Performances in Film Ranked according to the actor's delivery and portrayal of his role in feature films. 1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 2. The Shining 3.About Schmidt 4. Chinatown 5. As Good As It Gets 6. The Last Detail 7. The Pledge 8. A Few Good Men 9. Five Easy Pieces 10. Easy Rider2011-05-26T11:31:57.000Z

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2. The Retirement Is Said to Be a Result of Memory Loss

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At 76, it’s tough for anyone to remember certain things, but how about memorizing scripts? Radar Online reports:

There is a simple reason behind his decision — it’s memory loss. Quite frankly, at 76, Jack has memory issues and can no longer remember the lines being asked of him.


3. Nicholson Recently Turned Down the Film Nebraska

According to Radar Online:

Producers for the forthcoming film Nebraska had wanted him to play the key role of an aging, booze-addled father who makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. The role ultimately went to Bruce Dern, after Nicholson advised the filmmakers that he was not interested.

Take a look at some of the movie roles Nicholson didn’t turn down in the video below.

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4. How Do You Know Was His Last Film

The Official HOW DO YOU KNOW TrailerRelease Date: 17 December 2010 (United States) From legendary director/writer James L. Brooks comes a humorous and romantic look at the "How Do You Know" question. When everything she's ever known is suddenly taken from her, Lisa (Reese Witherspoon) begins a fling with Matty (Owen Wilson), a major league baseball player and self-centered ladies man. Before their relationship takes off, Lisa meets up with George (Paul Rudd) a straight-arrow businessman facing his own serious issues, both with his father (Jack Nicholson) and the law. Just when everything seems to be falling apart it doesn't. Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance Cast: Jack Nicholson, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon Director: James L. Brooks Writer: James L. Brooks Subscribe to Sony Pictures for more great content: http://bit.ly/SonyPicsSubscribe2010-08-13T23:08:09.000Z

Nicholson last appeared in How Do You Know, which also starred Paul Rudd, Reese Witherspoon, and Owen Wilson.


5. The Rumors Are Wrong!

NBC’s Maria Shriver has confirmed to E! News that reports of Nicholson retiring from acting due to memory loss or dementia are 100 percent false, adding that the Chinatown star is not suffering from any memory-related illness or dementia and has no current plans to retire.