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bijou
09-05-2013, 05:02 AM
The 76-year-old star of The Shining, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Chinatown has quietly retired from acting, Star magazine and Radar Online reported on Wednesday.

"There is a simple reason behind his decision it's memory loss," a source told Radar. "Quite frankly, at 76, Jack has memory issues and can no longer remember the lines being asked of him".

Nicholson's agent and lawyer did not return requests from The Daily Telegraph for confirmation or denial of the reports, which would leave 2010's How Do You Know as his final Hollywood outing. ...


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/10287546/Jack-Nicholson-retires-from-acting-because-of-memory-loss.html

Hope he's otherwise ok . :blue:

RobJohnson
09-05-2013, 05:03 AM
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/10287546/Jack-Nicholson-retires-from-acting-because-of-memory-loss.html

Hope he's otherwise ok . :blue:

So do I. He was a great actor!

Odysseus
09-05-2013, 10:05 AM
So do I. He was a great actor!

Memory loss is always the second thing to go when you get old.

Eupher
09-05-2013, 03:19 PM
Maybe all those drugs are catching up with him.

Regardless of the reason, he's one hell of an actor and I hope it's a temporary condition.

ralph wiggum
09-05-2013, 06:17 PM
This has been debunked. Read the story earlier today, and in the past few hours have heard his family and perhaps himself deny it.

Odysseus
09-05-2013, 06:20 PM
This has been debunked. Read the story earlier today, and in the past few hours have heard his family and perhaps himself deny it.

Maybe he forgot that he said it? :biggrin-new:

LukeEDay
09-07-2013, 12:32 PM
One of the greatest actors of all time. I loved his movies .. I hope he is o.k as well ...