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Nich·ol·son(nĭk′əl-sən), Ben 1894-1982.
British painter known for his Cubist still lifes and landscapes.
Nicholson, John Joseph Known as "Jack." Born 1937.
American actor who has won Academy Awards for his portrayal of charismatic but troubled characters in films such as One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and As Good As It Gets (1997).
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1. (Biography) Ben. 1894–1982, English painter, noted esp for his abstract geometrical works
2. (Biography) Jack. born 1937, US film actor. His films include Easy Rider (1969), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1974), Chinatown (1974), Terms of Endearment (1983), Batman (1989), As Good As It Gets (1998), About Schmidt (2002), and The Departed (2006)
3. (Biography) John. 1821–57, British general and administrator, born in Ireland: deputy commissioner in the Punjab (1851–56), where he became the object of hero-worship among the natives and kept the Punjab loyal during the Indian Mutiny: played a major role in the capture of Delhi
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Nich•ol•son(ˈnɪk əl sən)
Ben, 1894–1982, British painter.
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