Jack Lemmon Biography

Legendary actor Jack Lemmon looked good in black hat

Jack Lemmon Biography




Quick Facts About Jack Lemmon

Name Jack Lemmon
Birth Name John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon
Celebrated Name Jack Lemmon
Nick Name Jack
Date of Birth February 08, 1925
Age 92 Years Old
Profession Actor
Gender Male
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Single
Hair Color Bown Dark
Eyes Color Grey
Place Of Birth Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Net Worth Usd 30000000
Height In Feet 5.74
Weight In Kg 67
Weight 67 KG
Endorsment The Apartment
Chest Size Inch 34
Shoe Size Milimeters 10
Bearded Style Blond
Hair Style Straight
Debut Movie The Apartment
Total Number Of Awards 12
Total Featured Movies 24
Number Of Tv Appearences 34
Best Known For Grumpy Old Man
High School Newton High School
University University OF Newton

Actor Jack Lemmon had two children, one from each marriage

Jack Lemmon family, Source : images.google.com

Moving towards his personal life, the talented actor got married twice. At first, he tied the knot with Cynthia Stone in 1950.

After spending six years with Stone, the couple separated in 1956. After living a single life for four years in 1962, he got married to Felicia Farr.

The couple spent their blissful moments until the death of Lemmon in 2001. Twice married actor was blessed with two children including a son, Chris Lemmon and a daughter, Courtney Lemmon.

Lemmon was diagnosed with cancer and the talented actor left this world on 27th June 2001 at the age of 76 in Los Angeles, United States of America. Some biggest names of Hollywood attended his memorial.

The renowned actor was also known for his dashing and good looks. He was a good looking man with a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Jack Lemmon was really popular among his female fans. Throughout his career, he gained inconceivable fame and success.

Jack Lemmon's early life and education

Oscar winning actor Jack Lemmon's was known for his elegant personality, Source : images.google.com

John Uhler Lemmon III professionally known as Jack Lemmon, is a legendary American actor. Though he is no more in this world, he is still alive for delivering his spectacular performances in numbers of movies, including Some Like It Hot and The Apartment.

This exceptionally talented actor was born on 8th February 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America. He was an American by nationality.

His parents were Mildred Burgess LaRue and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr. Regarding his education background, he gained his school education from The Rivers School.

Furthering his educatio, he joined Phillips Academy in 1943 and later completed his graduation from Harvard University in 1947 where he was a member of the several Drama clubs.

Soon after the completion of graduation, he started taking acting seriously. He worked on many television shows, radio, and other Broadways. Lemmon also gained acting knowledge from the coach, Uta Hagen.

Jack Lemmon's wonderful career helped him earn a huge net worth

Jack Lemmon with his second wife Felicia Farr and son Christopher Lemmon, Source : images.google.com

His acting career formally started in the year 1949 when he appeared as a plasterer in the movie titled The Lady Takes a Sailor. After making an acting debut, he appeared in the movie called It Should Happen to You where he showed his spectacular performance playing the role of Pete Sheppard.

That same year, he made an appearance in the movie Phffft!. In 1955, he gained his breakthrough role when he portrayed the character of Ensign Frank Thurlowe Pulver in the movie titled Mister Roberts.

He was highly praised and appreciated for his outstanding performance in the movie. Lemmon even earned a nomination for the BAFTA Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor.

Later, he showed his incredible acting skills in many other movies such as My Sister Ellen, Fire Down Below, Operation Mad Ball, Cowboy, Some Like It Hot, It Happened to Jane, The Apartment, Stowaway in the Sky, The Notorious Landlady, Days of Wine and Roses, Irma la Douce, Under the Yum Yum Tree, The Great Race, How to Murder Your Wife, The Odd Couple, The April Fools, The Out-of-Towners, Save the Tiger, The China Syndrome, Buddy Buddy, Missing, That’s Life!, Dad, Glengarry Glen Ross, Short Cuts, Grumpier Old Men, Hamlet and The Odd Couple II.

The movie, The Apartment, starring Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine, received an Academy Award for Best Picture. To be precise, he was actually nominated eight times for Academy Award. He won an Emmy Award for his role in a 1972 musical ‘S Wonderful, ‘S Marvelous, ‘S Gershwin. For his phenomenal acting skill in Tuesdays With Morrie, he again won Emmy Award in 2000.

In addition to his various movie performances, he also became popular after he appeared in the television series The Entertainer, The Murder of Mary Phagan, For Richer, For Poorer, The Simpsons, 12 Angry men and Inherit the Wind'.

He earned both fame and rewards in his career. His exact net worth value is unknown. More information about him can be gathered from Wikipedia, through his interview programs and other various internet sites. There’s no official twitter account of Jack Lemmon.