a. class clown
Nicholson was born on Apr. 22, 1937.
He graduated from the Class of 1954 at Manasquan High School in New Jersey. Never one to miss a party, he returned in 2004 for his 50-year reunion with his Aunt Lorraine as his date.
Another party that he's been known to frequent is the annual Academy Award ceremony. He earned his permanent front-row seat at the Oscars by racking up 12 nominations and three wins.