Jack Nicholson is the veteran actor and prolific writer who is known to have received an Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through till the early 2000s. For a man with such enviable achievements, his early career days are such an irony. It was far from meteoric as Nicholson sustained only minor guest roles on TV for a number of years. His strong work ethic is credited for his continuous move to the top. He was excellent at playing insane and manic characters in films.
Date of Birth: April 22, 1937
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Jack not only made a name in the industry as an incredible actor but also as a gifted womanizer. In his younger days, he was a pro at hitting on women and getting them trooping at his feet. In more recent times, Nicholson says he is still wide at heart but has struck bio gravity so it is unrealistic for him to ever experience another bout of romance.
He has everything a man could ever ask for but no one can dare say he has been successful as concerning affairs of the heart. The Easy Rider (1969) actor is however a father to five kids. He fathered these children with four women. As you read on, you’ll learn about the major women he has affairs with and most importantly the kids, he would be leaving behind after his time is done.
Sandra Knight (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: 1962 – 1968
Date of Birth: January 1, 1940
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Sandra is known for her feature in basically low-budget films but mostly for being the only woman who was ‘loved’ enough to be married by the infamous Jack Nicholson. She is also a painter and writer and her marriage to the ‘Five Easy pieces (1970)’ actor produced two kids. Sandra opened up that the real Jack is the loving, caring and big giver with whom they had a sweet six years together.
Some years into their marriage, Knight could foretell that her husband was going to be a star and that would mean so many temptations. She couldn’t stand the thought of this ‘competition’ so she decided to leave. After she left him, Nicholson was burnt and decided never to try marriage again, we guess this was because of the great hurt it brought. He loved again definitely but no one ever made him wait at the end of the aisle. Knight is currently married to John Stephenson.
Anjelica Houston (ex-partner)
Duration of Relationship: 1973 – 1990
Date of Birth: July 8, 1951
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Houston, the star of the Addams family (1991) was his longest love! They met in 1973 at a house party and it was practically love at first sight. An affair soon ensued even though it was a stormy ride as Nicholson never stopped being a lothario. It was while he lived with Anjelica that he fathered his first child with Rebecca Broussard.
Rebecca Broussard (ex-partner)
Duration of Relationship: 1989 – 1994
Date of Birth: January 3, 1963
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Actress and model Rebecca married Richard Perry in 1987 but they got divorced just the following year. It was after this separation that Broussard met and began a romantic relationship with Lakers fan number one Nicholson. She had two kids for him in the space of their five year relationship and eventually got married to fellow actor Alex Kelly with whom she has been with since 2001.
Jennifer Nicholson (daughter with Sandra Knight)
Date of Birth: September 13, 1963
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Jennifer is the first child to the famous ‘As Good as It Gets (1997)’ actor and concerning her, Nicholson has quite some regrets. He said he did not see enough of his eldest child because he was trying to make a career. The period following her birth was peak in his career as this was when he was still building a name for himself in the industry. This caused the eldest Nicholson daughter to be brought up basically by her mother Sandra Knight Stephenson in Hawaii.
Fashion designer Jennifer says she is proud to be the daughter to such a superstar but also admits that there is so much pressure that comes with such high profile. She tried her hands on acting once but it was a flop so she decided to go on to interior decorating then later fashion designing. She was previously married to Mark Norfleet and mothers two kids from Norfleet.
Caleb James Goddard (he might be son with Susan Anspach)
Date of Birth: September 26, 1970
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Stage actor Susan Anspach claims Caleb is her son with the Neptune born actor who was also called Jack the Jumper. But still it is not confirmed. Susan was married to Mark Goddard from 1970 to 1978.
Honey Duffy (nee Hollman) (daughter with Winnie Hollman)
Year of Birth: 1981
In the early 1980’s, Jack had an affair with Danish model Winnie Hollman. This affair resulted in a daughter who is now a Danish celebrity. She tried acting and music at some point but decided it was not for her.
Lorraine Nicholson (daughter with Rebecca Broussard)
Date of Birth: April 16, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
It would interest you to know that the super gifted surfer Alana in ‘Soul Surfer (2011)’ is the daughter to Jack Nicholson. She was only three when her parents separated and as a child she started taking on minor roles. Thanks to her father being an actor, Lorraine was opportuned to feature in some of her dad’s movies all the while perfecting her acting finesse.
She hopes to be an established actor, writer and film director, creating strong opportunities for others as well as herself. Lorraine was taught by her grandmother not to ‘toot her own horn’ so honesty and modesty are for her the mantra to life. She is not counting on her last name to make her an instant star but is willing to get her hands dirty in hard work as she works her way consistently to the top.
Raymond ‘Ray’ Nicholson (son with Rebecca Broussard)
Date of Birth: February 20, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
The Cry Baby Killer (1959) actor fathered Ray when he was 54 and his son has grown to be an actor. Asides from following his father’s footsteps in the film industry, Raymond also took on his father’s irresistible Cheshire grin. With his wide features, strong jaw and confident aura, the youngest Nicholson son is every inch like his dad. If you look closely, you will also notice that Jack shares striking resemblance with the famous Leonardo DiCaprio.
As an actor is he anywhere as talented as his father? Yes! The young lad is in fact ahead of the curve with two assistant director credits to his name at the young age of 22. He hopes to be a successful director someday.