How old was Jack Nicholson in the movie The Shining?

Jack Nicholson was 42 in The Shining when he played the character 'Jack Torrance'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1980.

Today he is 86, and has starred in 97 movies in total, 60 of those since The Shining was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Shining, I think Jack Nicholson looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Stanley Kubrick has worked with Jack Nicholson just once in his career.
  • Jack Nicholson's first movie was as 'Jimmy Wallace' in The Cry Baby Killer, released in 1958 when he was 20
  • The Shining scores 8.22 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of The Shining

Jack Nicholson's other movies