Jack Lemmon

Highest Rated:
100% The Odd Couple (1968)
Lowest Rated:
0% Getting Away With Murder (1996)
Birthday:
Feb 8
Birthplace:
Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Bio:
A private school-educated everyman who could play outrageous comedy and wrenching tragedy, Jack Lemmon burst onto the movie scene as a 1950s Columbia contract player and remained a beloved star until his death in 2001. Whether through humor or pathos, he excelled at illuminating the struggles of…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Portrait d'un homme 'ŕ 60% parfait': Billy Wilder (Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder)
  • Actor
-- 2012
Alex & The Gypsy
  • Actor
-- 2011
Il était une fois... Certains l'aiment chaud
  • Actor
-- 2009
Long Way Home
  • Actor
-- 2005
Marilyn's Man
  • Actor
-- 2004
Uta Hagen's Acting Class
  • Actor
-- 2004
Poetry Corner
  • Actor
-- 2003
On Cukor
  • Actor
-- 2000
43% The Legend of Bagger Vance
  • Narrator
$30.4M 2000
Biography - Shirley MacLaine: This Time Around
  • Actor
-- 2000
Forever Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 2000
71% Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Morrie Schwartz
-- 1999
Inherit the Wind
  • Darrow
-- 1999
Frank Sinatra Memorial
  • Actor
-- 1999
War Between Men & Women
  • Actor
-- 1999
The Long Way Home
  • Actor
-- 1998
22% The Odd Couple II
  • Felix Unger
-- 1998
92% 12 Angry Men
  • Juror 8
-- 1997
38% Out to Sea
  • Herb
-- 1997
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasens
  • Actor
-- 1997
50% The Grass Harp
  • Morris Ritz
-- 1996
A Weekend In The Country
  • Bud Bailey
-- 1996
47% My Fellow Americans
  • Director
  • Russel P. Kramer
-- 1996
0% Getting Away With Murder
  • Max Mueller
-- 1996
95% Hamlet
  • Actor
-- 1996
17% Grumpier Old Men
  • John Gustafson
-- 1995
National Geographic Video - Jane Goodall: My Life With the Chimpanzees
  • Actor
-- 1995
65% Grumpy Old Men
  • John Gustafson
-- 1993
Life in the Theatre
  • Robert
-- 1993
94% Short Cuts
  • Paul Finnegan
-- 1993
For Richer, for Poorer
  • Aram Katourian
-- 1992
98% The Player
  • Himself
-- 1992
94% Glengarry Glen Ross
  • Shelley Levene
-- 1992
85% JFK
  • Jack Martin
-- 1991
Remember Pearl Harbor
  • Actor
-- 1991
Rita Hayworth: Dancing Into the Dream
  • Actor
-- 1990
56% Dad
  • Jake Tremont
-- 1989
The Murder of Mary Phagan
  • John Slaton
-- 1988
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Jack Lemmon
  • Actor
-- 1988
Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • James Tyrone
-- 1987
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Billy Wilder
  • Host
-- 1986
46% That's Life!
  • Harvey Fairchild
-- 1986
Maccheroni (Macaroni)
  • Robert Traven
-- 1985
Mass Appeal
  • Father Tim Farley
-- 1984
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - John Ford
  • Actor
-- 1983
96% Missing
  • Ed Horman
-- 1982
62% Buddy Buddy
  • Victor Clooney
-- 1981
Tribute
  • Scottie Templeton
-- 1980
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Jimmy Stewart
  • Actor
-- 1980
David Sheehan Interviews the Stars
  • Actor
-- 1980
83% The China Syndrome
  • Jack Godell
-- 1979
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Henry Fonda
  • Actor
-- 1978
40% Airport '77
  • Don Gallagher
-- 1977
The Prisoner of Second Avenue
  • Mel
-- 1975
73% The Front Page
  • Hildy Johnson
-- 1974
91% Save the Tiger
  • Harry Stoner
-- 1973
87% Avanti!
  • Wendell Armbruster
-- 1972
The War Between Men and Women
  • Peter Wilson
-- 1972
67% Kotch
  • Director
  • Stranger on Bus
-- 1971
50% The Out-of-Towners
  • George Kellerman
-- 1970
The April Fools
  • Howard Brubaker
-- 1969
100% The Odd Couple
  • Felix Unger
-- 1968
Luv
  • Harry Berlin
-- 1967
95% The Fortune Cookie
  • Harry Hinkle
-- 1966
77% The Great Race
  • Prof. Fate
-- 1965
67% How to Murder Your Wife
  • Stanley Ford
-- 1964
Good Neighbor Sam
  • Sam Bissel
-- 1964
86% Irma La Douce
  • Nestor Patou/Lord X
-- 1963
Under the Yum Yum Tree
  • Hogan
-- 1963
100% Days of Wine and Roses
  • Joe Clay
-- 1962
The Notorious Landlady
  • William Gridley
-- 1962
The Wackiest Ship in the Army
  • Lt. Rip Crandall
-- 1960
Pepe
  • Actor
-- 1960
Voyage en ballon, Le (Stowaway in the Sky)
  • Narrator
-- 1960
93% The Apartment
  • C.C. Baxter
-- 1960
96% Some Like It Hot
  • Jerry/Daphne
-- 1959
It Happened to Jane
  • George Denham
-- 1959
Cowboy
  • Frank Harris
-- 1958
73% Bell, Book and Candle
  • Mickey Holrod
-- 1958
Fire Down Below
  • Tony
-- 1957
Operation Mad Ball
  • Private Hogan
-- 1957
You Can't Run Away From It
  • Peter Warne
-- 1956
Three for the Show (The Pleasure Is All Mine)
  • Marty Stewart
-- 1955
James Stewart Mix
  • Actor
-- 1955
92% Mister Roberts
  • Director
  • Ens. Frank Thurlowe Pulver
-- 1955
My Sister Eileen
  • Bob Baker
-- 1955
100% It Should Happen to You
  • Pete Sheppard
-- 1954
Phffft!
  • Robert Tracy
-- 1954
Studio One Anthology
  • Actor
-- 1948


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
American Masters
2001-2014
  • Actor
2000

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Quotes from Jack Lemmon's Characters

    1. Felix Unger: I suppose you never have to pee.
    2. Oscar Madison: I do it for a half hour in the morning and then I'm good for the day.
    From The Odd Couple II. Submitted by Frances H (14 days ago)
    1. Sweet Sue: Didn't you girls say you went to a conservatory?
    2. Jerry/Daphne: Yes. For a whole year.
    3. Sweet Sue: I thought you said three years.
    4. Joe/Josephine: We got time off, for good behavior.
    From Some Like It Hot. Submitted by G Thomas B (6 months ago)
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