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.