Jack Nicholson is one of the most iconic actors in American cinema, known for his devil-may-care attitude and electric on-screen presence. After honing his craft in low-budget films and television shows, Nicholson landed his breakthrough role in the counterculture classic Easy Rider (1969). Throughout the 70s he continued to play rebellious roles in films like Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Last Detail (1974), and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Through the 80s Nicholson cemented his status as a Hollywood legend with an impressive array of roles, from the menacing Jack Torrance in The Shining (1980) to the villainous Joker in Batman (1989). With a career spanning over five decades, Nicholson is regarded as one of the greatest movie actors of all time, winning three Academy Awards. A number of his rarer films are available for free online and you can check them out here.