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Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson


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Born: April 22, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Neptune, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


grandfather: John Nicholson. Sign painter. An itinerant alcoholic whom Nicholson believed was his father until a <i>Time</i> magazine researcher revealed otherwise while preparing an August 12, 1974 cover story on the star; he never learned his father's true identity.
grandmother: Ethel May Nicholson. Beautician. Raised Nicholson as her son; he believed her to be his mother until he was 37 years old (she had already died).
mother: June Nicholson. Dancer, secretary. Spent a decade in chorus lines before marrying Murray Hawley, but when he left her, returned to her family in Neptune City, New Jersey; diagnosed with cervical cancer at age 43 (c. 1962) and died without telling Jack she was his mother; he had always believed she was his older sister.
aunt: Lorraine Nicholson. Nicholson believed her to be his older sister; according to Lorraine, Jack had learned the truth prior to the TIME cover story of August 12, 1974 from a 15-page letter written by a man purporting to have fathered him with June; Lorraine told Jack that the man was only one of the suspects June had dated at the time.
half-sister: Pamela Hawley Liddicoat. Born c. 1946; murdered on February 28, 1994.
daughter: Jennifer Nicholson. Fashion designer. Born c. 1964; mother, Sandra Knight; worked as design assistant on "The Two Jakes"; featured in the Nicholson-financed film, "Blue Champagne" (1991); gave birth to Nicholson's first grandson Sean on February 20, 1996; married Mark Norfleet on August 31, 1997.
daughter: Lorraine Broussard Nicholson. Born on April 16, 1990; mother, Rebecca Broussard.
son: Raymond Nicholson. Born on February 20, 1992 in Los Angeles; mother, Rebecca Broussard.

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