Jack Lemmon

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Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon at the 1988 Emmy Awards cropped.jpg
Jack Lemmon at the 1988 Emmy Awards
Born John Uhler Lemmon III
February 8, 1925
Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Spouse(s) Cynthia Stone (1950-1956)
Felicia Farr (1962-2001)

Academy Award for Best Actor
1973 Save the Tiger
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
1957 Mister Roberts
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1960 Some Like It Hot
1961 The Apartment
1973 Avanti!
Cecil B. DeMille Award (Golden Globes)
1991 Lifetime Achievement
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Mini-series
2000 Inherit the Wind
BAFTA Award for Best Actor
1959 Some Like It Hot
1960 The Apartment
1979 The China Syndrome

Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
1999 Tuesdays with Morrie

John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001), was an American actor and director who received many awards in his long career. He got two Academy and five Golden Globe awards. Lemmon acted in many movies, and was famous for being very good at comedy and drama. He made a famous comedic couple at many movies with actor Walter Matthau. Lemmon died of colon cancer and bladder cancer.[1]

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  1. Duncan Campbell (29 June 2001). "Duncan Campbell on Jack Lemmon, a 'beautiful actor'". The Guardian. 

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