Excellent horizontal 8 x 10 image of the famous actor, signed 'Jack Lemmon', 1925-2001. His father was the president of a doughnut company, and he attended prep schools before Harvard where he was in the Dramatic Club. After service as a Navy ensign, he worked in a beer hall (piano), on radio, off Broadway, TV and Broadway. His 1954 movie debut was with Judy Holliday in Phffft! (1954). A year later he won Best Supporting Actor as Ensign Pulver in Mister Roberts (1955). He received nominations in comedy - Some Like It Hot (1959), The Apartment (1960) - and drama - Days of Wine and Roses (1962), The China Syndrome (1979), Tribute (1980) and Missing (1982). He won the Best Actor Oscar for Save the Tiger (1973) and the Cannes Best Actor award for 'Syndrome' and 'Missing'. He debuted as director in Kotch (1971) and in 1985 Broadway in 'Long Day's Journey into Night'. In 1988 he received the Life Achievement Award of the American Film Institute. He is probably best well known too for his role as Felix Unger in the Odd Couple!
$75 No. 2017