Artist Biography Available in: John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor. Nicholson has been nominated for an Academy Award 12 times, and has won three. Among his most memorable films are performances in 'The Shining', 'Batman' and 'A Few Good Men'. He performed a rendition of the jazz classic 'La Vie En Rose' for the 'Something's Got To Give' soundtrack. In the film 'Anger Management' he sang a duet with co-star Adam Sandler. The song was 'I Feel Pretty'.