Modern Family? Jack Nicholson he has welcomed six children with five women over the years, but has only publicly commented on four of them.
The three-time Oscar winner only married once, for sandra knightin the early 1960s. After the couple welcomed their daughter, jennifer nicholsonin 1963, they remained married for an additional five years.
Once his divorce was finalized in 1968, the Departed actor reportedly had an affair with his Five Easy Pieces co-star Susan Anspach, which resulted in the birth of their second child, Caleb Goddard. Jack, however, has yet to publicly acknowledge paternity.
The Something’s Gotta Give star moved in with the Danish supermodel and actress winnie holman, with whom he dated for five years. The couple welcomed their daughter. honey hollman in 1982.
Jack’s relationship with the American actress. rebecca broussard it is one of his most public romances. The couple had an affair during their 17-year relationship with angelica hustonwhich led to the arrival of their first child, daughter Lorraine Nicholsonin 1990.
Two years later, the actor of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest welcomed his son Ray Nicholson with Broussard. The duo broke up in 1993. “We have a relationship,” Jack told Vanity Fair in April 1994 of Broussard. “Because of the children, but we have no other relationship.”
In 2011, the Anger Management star gave fans a rare glimpse into his dynamic with Lorraine and Ray. “They’re great. I was never what you call a hands-on type of dad, but I’m lucky my kids have turned out the way they have,” Jack said at the time via the Daily Mail. “Fatherhood is about being in the lap of the gods. All you can do is do your best.”
Lorraine, who is one of Jack’s many children to dabble in acting, poked fun at his dynamic with their famous dad three years later.
“He gives me top-secret advice,” she told Entertainment Tonight in February 2014. “Obviously, I’m not going to share it with anyone, because it gives our family a competitive edge.”
However, Jack’s sixth child claimed that he never received the same guidance and support. tessa gourinwho was born to be a waitress Jennine Gourin, in 1994, alleged in early 2023 that he never knew his father growing up. Although he claimed that Jack is his biological father, the actor has never publicly commented on his paternity.
Tessa claimed in a February 2023 interview with The Daily Beast that the As Good As It Gets actor was “not interested” in having a relationship with her as a child. However, she explained that Jack was involved in financing her early education.
“I knew he was powerful and rich on a Daddy Warbucks level, so I compared my life to orphaned Annie,” she told the outlet, revealing that her mother told her “don’t tell anyone I have this famous father. ”
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