Jack Lemmon Overview

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Born: February 08, 1925

John Uhler Lemmon III was born in Boston and educated in prep schools before attending Harvard University where he joined the Dramatic Club. His uphill climb to stardom began after a stint in the Navy as an ensign -- which prepared him well for his first big screen hit as Ensign Pulver in Mister Roberts, for which he won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. During his four decades on screen, Lemmon's career has reflected his extreme versatility as an actor. He is equally comfortable and... See All


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