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Jack Lemmon

Jack LemmonAKA John Uhler Lemmon

Born: 8-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Newton, MA
Died: 27-Jun-2001
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon
Remains: Buried, Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic [2]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Odd Couple

Military service: US Navy Reserve (WWII, communications officer on USS Lake Champlain)


[1] USC/Norris Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

[2] Don Widener, Lemmon: A Biography (1975), page 7.

Father: John Uhler Lemmon, Jr.
Mother: Mildred LaRue Noel
Wife: Cynthia Stone (m. 7-May-1950, div. 1956, one son)
Son:
Chris Lemmon (actor, b. 22-Jan-1954)
Wife: Felicia Farr (actress, m. 17-Aug-1962, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Courtney Lemmon (b. 1966)

    High School: Phillips Academy Andover (1943)
    University: Harvard University (1947)

    Columbia Pictures
    Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1956 for Mister Roberts
    Oscar for Best Actor 1974 for Save the Tiger
    Golden Globe 1960 for Some Like It Hot
    Golden Globe 1961 for The Apartment
    Golden Globe 1973 for Avanti!
    Golden Globe 1994 Ensemble for Short Cuts (shared)
    Golden Globe 2000 for Inherit the Wind
    Emmy 2000 for Tuesdays with Morrie
    American Film Institute Life Achievement Award 1988
    Kennedy Center Honor 1996
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6357 Hollywood Blvd.
    Alcoholics Anonymous
    Citizens for a Moratorium on Federal Executions
    Cholecystectomy
    Driving While Intoxicated 1976
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Sciatica

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Kotch (17-Sep-1971)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Tuesdays with Morrie (5-Dec-1999)
    Inherit the Wind (29-May-1999)
    The Odd Couple II (10-Apr-1998) · Felix
    The Long Way Home (1-Mar-1998)
    Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (Oct-1997) · Himself
    12 Angry Men (17-Aug-1997)
    Out to Sea (2-Jul-1997)
    Hamlet (25-Dec-1996)
    My Fellow Americans (20-Dec-1996) · Russell P. Kramer
    Getting Away with Murder (12-Apr-1996)
    Grumpier Old Men (22-Dec-1995) · John
    The Grass Harp (10-Sep-1995)
    Grumpy Old Men (25-Dec-1993) · John
    Short Cuts (1-Oct-1993)
    Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country (1993) · Himself
    Glengarry Glen Ross (29-Sep-1992) · Shelley Levene
    The Player (3-Apr-1992) · Himself
    JFK (20-Dec-1991) · Jack Martin
    Dad (27-Oct-1989) · Jake Tremont
    The Murder of Mary Phagan (24-Jan-1988)
    Long Day's Journey Into Night (13-Apr-1987)
    That's Life! (10-Sep-1986)
    Macaroni (24-Oct-1985)
    Mass Appeal (6-Dec-1984)
    Missing (12-Feb-1982) · Ed Horman
    Buddy Buddy (11-Dec-1981)
    Tribute (14-Dec-1980)
    The China Syndrome (16-Mar-1979) · Jack Godell
    Airport '77 (11-Mar-1977) · Don Gallagher
    Alex & the Gypsy (3-Oct-1976)
    The Entertainer (1976)
    The Prisoner of Second Avenue (14-Mar-1975)
    The Front Page (17-Dec-1974) · Hildy Johnson
    Save the Tiger (14-Feb-1973)
    Avanti! (17-Dec-1972)
    The War Between Men and Women (1-Jun-1972)
    The Out-of-Towners (28-May-1970)
    The April Fools (28-May-1969)
    The Odd Couple (2-May-1968) · Felix Ungar
    Luv (26-Jul-1967)
    The Fortune Cookie (19-Oct-1966) · Harry Hinkle
    The Great Race (1-Jul-1965) · Prof. Fate
    How to Murder Your Wife (26-Jan-1965) · Stanley Ford
    Good Neighbor Sam (22-Jul-1964) · Sam Bissel
    Under the Yum Yum Tree (23-Oct-1963) · Hogan
    Irma la Douce (5-Jun-1963)
    Days of Wine and Roses (26-Dec-1962) · Joe Clay
    The Notorious Landlady (13-Apr-1962)
    The Wackiest Ship in the Army (31-Dec-1960) · Lt. Rip Crandall
    Pepe (21-Dec-1960) · Himself
    Stowaway in the Sky (14-Sep-1960) [VOICE]
    The Apartment (15-Jun-1960) · C. C. Baxter
    It Happened to Jane (14-Jul-1959) · George Denham
    Some Like It Hot (29-Mar-1959) · Jerry -- Daphne
    Bell Book and Candle (19-Dec-1958) · Nicky Holroyd
    Cowboy (19-Feb-1958) · Frank Harris
    Operation Mad Ball (17-Aug-1957)
    Fire Down Below (8-Aug-1957) · Tony
    You Can't Run Away from It (31-Oct-1956)
    My Sister Eileen (22-Sep-1955) · Bob Baker
    Mister Roberts (30-Jul-1955) · Ens. Frank Thurlowe Pulver
    Three for the Show (24-Feb-1955)
    Phffft! (10-Nov-1954) · Robert Tracy
    It Should Happen to You (15-Jan-1954) · Pete Sheppard


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