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How old was Jack Nicholson in Chinatown?

Jack Nicholson was 36 in Chinatown when he played the character 'Jake Gittes'.

That was over 47 years ago in 1974.

Today he is 84, and has starred in 75 movies in total, 48 since Chinatown was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

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Did you know?

Chinatown scores 7.9 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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