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Jack Nicholson in the '70s: The Photos

On set, off set, and everywhere in between.
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Heeeeeeere's Johnny! Jack Nicholson, the star of films like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining, and Chinatown turns 82 today, with a legacy as big as the legends he played on screen. While we're used to seeing him courtside at Lakers games these days, we rounded up some our favorite photos of Jack back in the '70s, enjoying himself on set, off set, and everywhere in between.


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Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty attend a fundraiser for Harry Reems' legal defense in a pornography case in 1976 Hollywood, California.


Jack Nicholson kneels down and signs his name in wet cement next to his hand and foot imprints outside Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California in 1974.


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Jack Nicholson in 1975.


Jack Nicholson in his house on Mulholland Drive with his daughter and then girlfriend Anjelica Huston in 1974.


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Jack Nicholson in Cannes, France in 1974.

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Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston in 1970.

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Jack Nicholson and Dennis Hopper talk at an Academy Awards after party, Los Angeles, California, April 1970. Singer Michelle Phillips stands in the foreground.

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Jack Nicholson in 1970.

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Jack Nicholson attends the Academy Awards ceremony at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the L.A. County Music Center, Los Angeles, California, April 10, 1972.

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Jack Nicholson in a scene taken from the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

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Jack Nicholson backstage after winning "Best Actor" for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest during the 48th Academy Awards.

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Jack Nicholson in a scene from the movie The Last Detail in 1973.

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Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California.

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Jack Nicholson poses in Cannes, France in 1974.
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Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston sighting at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 22, 1977

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Jack Nicholson as Robert Eroica Dupea in the film Five Easy Pieces.

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Jack Nicholson stands in a doorway in a scene from the film Carnal Knowledge in 1971.

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Jack Nicholson and French actress Maria Schneider in The Passenger.

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Singer Michelle Phillips and actor Jack Nicholson attend the 43rd Annual Academy Awards' Governor's Ball in Beverly Hills, California.

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Jack Nicholson on the set of Chinatown in 1974.

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Portrait of Jack Nicholson taken in New York in 1970.

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Jack Nicholson out in NYC in 1970.

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Swedish actress Ann-Margret and American actor Jack Nicholson on the set of Tommy in 1975.

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Jack Nicholson is threatened by Arnold Williams in a scene from the film The King Of Marvin Gardens in 1972.

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Jack Nicholson shakes water from his boots after inadvertently stepping into a fountain outside the Dorchester Hotel in 1976.

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Jack Nicholson skiing in Schonried, Switzerland in 1974.

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Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson on the set of western film The Missouri Breaks, directed by Arthur Penn in 1976.

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Jack Nicholson in Cannes, France in 1971.

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Warren Beatty and Jack Nicholson out in NYC in 1977.

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Jack Nicholson attends the 1979 Deauville American Film Festival.

=This story originally appeared on Esquire.comMinor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.
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