Lemmon was born on February 8, 1925, in an elevator at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. He was the only child of Mildred Burgess (née LaRue; 1896–1967) and John Uhler Lemmon II (1893–1962), president of the Doughnut Corporation of America. John Uhler Lemmon II was of Irish heritage, and Jack Lemmon was raised Catholic.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Lemmon
Lemmon was born on February 8, 1925, in an elevator at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. He was the only child of Mildred Burgess (née LaRue; 1896–1967) and John Uhler Lemmon II (1893–1962), president of the Doughnut Corporation of America. John Uhler Lemmon II was of Irish heritage, and Jack Lemmon was raised Catholic.
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Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Lankford Noel and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home.
Jack Lemmon, in full John Uhler Lemmon III, (born February 8, 1925, Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.—died June 27, 2001, Los Angeles, California), American screen and stage actor who was adept at both comedy and drama and was noted for his portrayals of high-strung or neurotic characters in American films from the 1950s onward.
A versatile and beloved performer, Jack Lemmon was a celebrated virtuoso in both comedy and drama. The only child of Mildred Lankford Noel and John Uhler Lemmon Jr., who was the president of a doughnut company, Lemmon had a fairly affluent upbringing. He attended the prestigious Phillips Academy (Class of 1943) and Harvard College (Class of 1947).
Jun 28, 2001 · LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Two-time Oscar winner Jack Lemmon, a versatile actor who starred in films that ranged from intense dramas to screwball comedies, died Wednesday night at age 76. In...
Jack Lemmon (born John Uhler Lemmon III, February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor of film, stage and television. He had an extended professional relationship with the director Billy Wilder and the actor Walter Matthau.
Jun 27, 2001 · Jack Lemmon: America's Everyman 1 Episode (2002) Gregory Peck: His Own Man 1 Episode (2000) The Directors 2 Episodes (1999-1999) Great Performances 1 Episode (1972)
A widowed singer marries her late husband's songwriting partner, which leads to trouble when her first husband turns up very much alive. Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Betty Grable, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Jack Lemmon
Jun 27, 2001 · Actor. Throughout his 47 years as an actor, he worked on 50 films, earned 8 Academy Awards nominations, and won the Oscar twice. He was named Best Supporting Actor in for his role of ‘Ensign Pulver’ in "Mister Roberts" (1955), and for Best Actor for "Save the Tiger" in 1973.
- 8 Feb 1925, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
- Chapel Garden Estate, B-6
- 27 Jun 2001 (aged 76), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
- Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Feel-Good results for Jack Lemmon
- Jack Lemmon. Jack knew that the grave would be his final appearance. So he wanted to get top billing over the ground.
- Mel Blanc. We heard Mel Blanc say “That’s All Folks” so many times in the cartoons. This time he really meant it.
- Rodney Dangerfield. Rodney Dangerfield didn’t expect to get much respect from the other people buried around him.
- Dorothy Parker. Dorothy Parker picked out the perfect epitaph for when she was cremated and her ashes interned in Baltimore. She chose “Excuse My Dust”.