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How old was Jack Nicholson in The Shining?

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

That was over 41 years ago in 1980.

Today he is 84, and has starred in 75 movies in total, 39 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?

The Shining scores 8.1 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Jack Nicholson's first acting role was as 'Jimmy Wallace' in The Cry Baby Killer, released in 1958 when he was 21.

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