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List of Jack Lemmon Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Some Like It Hot (1959)
26
2
Some Like It Hot
26
2

Chicago musicians Joe and Jerry accidentally witness a mafia murder and disguise as women to enlist into an all-female band to get out of town quickly. However, complications arise after Joe poses as a millionaire to impress the band's vocalist and ukulele player Sugar, while Jerry draws the attention of an actual millionaire who won't take refusal kindly.

Role:
Jerry / Daphne
Starring:
Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Pat O'Brien, George Raft
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
2. The Apartment (1960)
24
4
The Apartment
24
4

Timid insurance worker C.C. Baxter attempts to rise up the corporate ladder by lending his apartment to company executives to use for their extramarital affairs. However, he is torn from the inside when he realizes that the personnel director, who recently granted his promotion, brought to his apartment the elevator girl he is attracted to.

Role:
C.C. Baxter
Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
3. Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
25
4
Days of Wine and Roses
25
4

After getting married to Kirsten, an alcoholic man named Joe gets her addicted to drinking as well. Things get ugly, when Kirsten is nearly killed one day, after she causes a fire in her apartment while being drunk. When Joe loses his job too, he decides that they need to stop drinking.  

Role:
Joe Clay
Starring:
Lee Remick, Mel Blanc, Jack Klugman, Charles Bickford
Directed By:
4. Mister Roberts (1955)
26
4
Mister Roberts
26
4

Mister Roberts is a war comedy drama film which tells the story of a Naval officer who is longing for active duty, but he finds himself in conflict with his captain.

Role:
Ensign Frank Thurlowe Pulver
Starring:
James Cagney, Henry Fonda, Patrick Wayne, Betsy Palmer, William Powell
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
5. The Odd Couple (1968)
24
3
The Odd Couple
G
24
3

Just separated from his wife, Felix Ungar unsuccessfully tries to commit suicide. Perceiving his despondent mood, his divorced best friend Oscar invites Felix to share his apartment till he feels fine. But the two and their house-keeping styles are poles apart; homebody Felix is neat-freak, while fun-loving Oscar is slovenly. Before long, neurotic, obsessively tidy Felix drives sloppy Oscar up the wall.

Role:
Felix Ungar
Starring:
Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman, David Sheiner
Directed By:
Gene Saks
6. Wednesday (1974)
12
6
Wednesday
12
6
Role:
Jerry Murphy
Starring:
Selette Cole, Biff Elliot, Jean Sarah Frost, Ronald Gold
Directed By:
Marvin Kupfer
7. Missing (1982)
17
7
Missing
PG
17
7

This biographical suspense drama film revolves around US businessman Ed Horman, who arrives in Chile to find Charles, his son, a politically left leaning journalist, who has been missing since there was a military coup.  

Role:
Ed Horman
Starring:
Sissy Spacek, Charles Cioffi, Melanie Mayron, John Shea
Directed By:
Costa-Gavras
8. Irma la Douce (1963)
22
4
Irma la Douce
22
4

Nestor Patou is an honest cop who is transferred to a more urban neighborhood in Paris. He finds a street full of prostitutes working at a hotel and proceeds to raid the place. However, soon it becomes apparent that his superior is aware of the happenings at the hotel, but tolerates it due to bribes and services. He frames Nestor for bribery and fires him from the job.  

Role:
Nestor Patou / Lord X
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Shirley MacLaine, Lou Jacobi, Herschel Bernardi, Bruce Yarnell
Directed By:
9. The Great Race (1965)
21
3
The Great Race
21
3

The Great Race is an action adventure sports comedy film which tells the story of two rivals, The Great Leslie, and Professor Fate, who plan an automobile race from New York to Paris. However, Fate’s sidekick, Max, attempts to sabotage Leslie's car and of the other racers, but Leslie finds an unlikely ally in Maggie, a journalist-turned-racer whose car breaks down during the race.  

Role:
Professor Fate / Crown Prince Frederick Hoepnick
Directed By:
10. Avanti! (1972)
24
5
Avanti!
R
24
5

A successful businessman goes to Italy to claim the body of his recently deceased father, only to discover that his father had a long-time mistress.

Role:
Wendell Armbruster, Jr.
Starring:
Edward Andrews, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill, Gianfranco Barra
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
11. The Out of Towners (1970)
24
3
The Out of Towners
G
24
3

Henry and Nancy are a couple who are living in a quiet town in Ohio. After being married for 27 years, Nancy starts to feel lonely when their last child moves out. Meanwhile, due to corporate downsizing, Henry loses his job as well. He sets out on a plane to New York, but Nancy decides to sneak on the plane along with him. Their journey takes them on a series of misadventures, one after the other.

Role:
George Kellerman
Starring:
Anne Meara, Billy Dee Williams, Sandy Baron, Sandy Dennis
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller
12. The China Syndrome (1979)
20
6
The China Syndrome
PG
20
6

The China Syndrome is a drama thriller film which tells the story of a reporter who decides to bring an accident at a nuclear plant to the attention of the public. However, she gets herself involved in a big conspiracy.

Role:
Jack Godell
Starring:
Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady, James Hampton
Directed By:
James Bridges
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor
13. JFK (1991)
13
2
JFK
R
13
2

Based on the assassination of the former U.S. President, John F. Kennedy, JFK centres around a New Orleans lawyer, Jim Garrison, who sets about investigating the mystery behind the assassination while battling opposition from the government. Widely acclaimed as well as heavily criticized, this political drama stars Kevin Costner as Garrison and delves deeper into the assassination of the former president.

Starring:
Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Donald Sutherland, Wayne Knight, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
14. The Front Page (1974)
15
2
The Front Page
PG
15
2

Hildy Johnson is a successful reporter working for a newspaper in Chicago. However, he decides to leave his career behind and get married to a woman named Peggy. However, when his editor finds out, he decides to go to great lengths to make Hildy continue working in his newspaper.

Role:
Hildy Johnson
Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Charles Durning, Carol Burnett, Walter Matthau, David Wayne, Vincent Gardenia
Directed By:
15. The Fortune Cookie (1966)
16
4
The Fortune Cookie
16
4

The Fortune Cookie is a black comedy film which tells the story of Harry Hinkle, a cameraman who gets injured by a football player Luther Jackson. Although his injuries are mild, his cunning brother-in-law William convinces him to pretend that he has been paralyzed, so that they can receive a significant sum of money from the insurance company.

Role:
Harry Hinkle
Starring:
William Christopher, Walter Matthau, Cliff Osmond, Ron Rich
Directed By:
16. It Should Happen to You (1954)
15
3
It Should Happen to You
15
3
Role:
Pete Sheppard
Starring:
Judy Holliday, Michael O'Shea, Peter Lawford, Vaughn Taylor
Directed By:
17. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
14
5
Glengarry Glen Ross
R
14
5

Ricky Roma, Shelley Levene, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow are four real-estate salesmen who work for Premiere Properties, Chicago. When during a sales meeting it is revealed that the bottom two salesmen of the month will be fired, rivalry turns into jealousy and treachery amongst the four. 

Role:
Shelley Levene
Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Al Pacino, Alan Arkin, Jonathan Pryce, Ed Harris
Directed By:
James Foley
18. Good Neighbor Sam (1964)
20
3
Good Neighbor Sam
20
3
Role:
Sam Bissell
Starring:
Edward G. Robinson, Romy Schneider, Mike Connors, Edward Andrews
Directed By:
David Swift
19. Hamlet (1996)
11
4
Hamlet
PG-13
11
4

An adaptation of the well-known play by William Shakespeare, this drama film tells the story of the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, who returns home to find his father murdered. Meanwhile his mother is getting married to his uncle, the very man responsible for his father’s death.  

Starring:
Kate Winslet, Kenneth Branagh, Robin Williams, Derek Jacobi, Billy Crystal, Brian Blessed, John Gielgud
Directed By:
20. Short Cuts (1993)
11
3
Short Cuts
R
11
3

Shortcuts is a comedy-drama film, which revolves around the day-to-day lives of several suburban Los Angeles residents, whose lives are loosely connected. 

Role:
Paul Finnigan
Starring:
Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Robert Downey Jr., Timothy Francis Robbins, Lyle Lovett, Lily Tomlin, Frances McDormand
Directed By:
21. Bell Book and Candle (1958)
17
4
Bell Book and Candle
17
4

Bell Book and Candle is a romantic fantasy comedy film which tells the story of Gillian, a modern-day-witch who takes a liking to a good-looking man named Henderson. Since she dislikes his fiancée, she casts a spell on him, so that he would fall in love with her instead. Soon, her infatuation for Henderson turns into love, and she feels guilty for her actions.

Role:
Nicky Holroyd
Starring:
James Stewart, Elsa Lanchester, Ernie Kovacs, Kim Novak, Hermione Gingold
Directed By:
Richard Quine
22. The Player (1992)
11
3
The Player
TV-MA
11
3

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg, Mimi Rogers, Nick Nolte, Robert Carradine, John Cusack, Burt Reynolds
Directed By:
23. Grumpy Old Men (1993)
22
2
Grumpy Old Men
PG-13
22
2

Two former best friends, Max and John, who are now rivals, live in the same neighborhood. Their rivalry escalates even further, when a woman moves into the house across the street and they both start to like her. 

Role:
John Gustafson
Starring:
Daryl Hannah, Ann-Margret, Kevin Pollak, Ossie Davis, Walter Matthau, Burgess Meredith
Directed By:
Donald Petrie
24. How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
20
3
How to Murder Your Wife
20
3
Role:
Stanley Ford
Starring:
Mary Wickes, Claire Trevor, Eddie Mayehoff, Terry-Thomas
Directed By:
Richard Quine
25. Cowboy (1958)
16
3
Cowboy
16
3
Role:
Frank Harris
Starring:
Glenn Ford, Anna Kashfi, Brian Donlevy, Dick York
Directed By:
Delmer Daves
26. Save the Tiger (1973)
13
3
Save the Tiger
R
13
3
Role:
Harry Stoner
Starring:
Patricia Smith, Jack Gilford, Norman Burton, Laurie Heineman
Directed By:
John G. Avildsen
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
27. The Notorious Landlady (1962)
12
2
The Notorious Landlady
12
2
Role:
William 'Bill' Gridley
Starring:
Fred Astaire, Kim Novak, Lionel Jeffries, Estelle Winwood
Directed By:
Richard Quine
28. The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)
23
2
The Wackiest Ship in the Army
23
2
Role:
Lt. Rip Crandall
Starring:
Tom Tully, John Lund, Ricky Nelson, Chips Rafferty
Directed By:
Richard Murphy
29. The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
12
2
The Prisoner of Second Avenue
PG
12
2
Role:
Mel Edison
Starring:
F. Murray Abraham, Anne Bancroft, Sylvester Stallone, Gene Saks, Elizabeth Wilson
Directed By:
Melvin Frank
30. It Happened to Jane (1959)
18
4
It Happened to Jane
18
4
Role:
George Denham
Starring:
Doris Day, Mary Wickes, Steve Forrest, Ernie Kovacs, Teddy Rooney
Directed By:
Richard Quine
31. My Sister Eileen (1955)
12
2
My Sister Eileen
12
2
Role:
Robert 'Bob' Baker
Starring:
Bob Fosse, Janet Leigh, Kurt Kasznar, Betty Garrett
Directed By:
Richard Quine
32. Mass Appeal (1984)
12
2
Mass Appeal
PG
12
2

The film is about a popular Roman Catholic priest who in spite of maintaining close relationship with his parishioners has always been able to sidestep every kind of controversies. But things change when a rebellion deacon is sent to his parish in the hope that he will be able to mould the young man and make him toe the line. Instead, the young man forces him to rethink his position. 

Role:
Father Tim Farley
Starring:
Gloria Stuart, Charles Durning, Talia Balsam, Louise Latham
Directed By:
Glenn Jordan
33. La polizia ha le mani legate (1975)
9
2
La polizia ha le mani legate
9
2
Starring:
Arthur Kennedy, Franco Fabrizi, Claudio Cassinelli, Sara Sperati
Directed By:
Luciano Ercoli
34. Phffft (1954)
11
3
Phffft
11
3
Role:
Robert Tracey
Starring:
Judy Holliday, Luella Gear, Jack Carson, Kim Novak
Directed By:
Mark Robson
35. Kotch (1971)
11
3
Kotch
PG
11
3
Starring:
Walter Matthau, Felicia Farr, Charles Aidman, Deborah Winters
Directed By:
Jack Lemmon
36. Buddy Buddy (1981)
12
3
Buddy Buddy
R
12
3
Role:
Victor Clooney
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Klaus Kinski, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss, Dana Elcar
Directed By:
37. Stowaway in the Sky (1960)
9
2
Stowaway in the Sky
9
2

Stowaway in the Sky is an adventure film which tells the story of a young boy who sneaks into the hot-air balloon made by his inventor grandfather. Eventually, both of them embark on a trip over France.

Role:
Narrator (English version) (voice)
Starring:
André Gille, Maurice Baquet, Pascal Lamorisse, Ole Neumann
Directed By:
Albert Lamorisse
38. The April Fools (1969)
16
3
The April Fools
PG
16
3

Howard Brubaker, a Wall Street broker, is successful professionally, but his personal life is not exactly perfect. At a cocktail party hosted by his boss, he meets and falls for a French woman, Catherine, who he later discovers is the boss’s wife. Catherine too is not quite satisfied in her relationship and the two soon decide to elope to Paris.

Role:
Howard Brubaker
Starring:
Catherine Deneuve, Charles Boyer, Myrna Loy, Peter Lawford
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
39. The Grass Harp (1995)
9
3
The Grass Harp
PG
9
3
Starring:
Mary Steenburgen, Doris Roberts, Charles Durning, Walter Matthau, Sissy Spacek, Edward Furlong, Piper Laurie
Directed By:
Charles Matthau
40. Operation Mad Ball (1957)
11
4
Operation Mad Ball
11
4

Post-WWII, in an American medical base in France, Private Hogan falls for dietetic nurse, Lt. Betty Bixby. As their ranks disallow them to socialize, Hogan plans a secret ball for soldiers and nurses. But it is not easy to elude the stern watch of the stickler-for-rules Capt. Lock while making the clandestine arrangements. Will he succeed in winning over the pretty Betty?

Role:
Pvt. Hogan
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Arthur O'Connell, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant
Directed By:
Richard Quine
41. Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963)
18
3
Under the Yum Yum Tree
18
3
Role:
Hogan
Starring:
Paul Lynde, Imogene Coca, Dean Jones, Carol Lynley
Directed By:
David Swift
42. Tribute (1980)
12
4
Tribute
PG
12
4

Scottie Templeton, a New York based Broadway agent, is divorced and estranged from his son Jud. Then he is diagnosed with leukemia and realizes that he hasn’t much time left. When his ex-wife Maggie and son are in the town, Scottie tries to reconnect with his son and makes efforts to mend their relationship.

Role:
Scottie Templeton
Starring:
Kim Cattrall, Lee Remick, John Marley, Robby Benson
Directed By:
Bob Clark
43. Grumpier Old Men (1995)
17
3
Grumpier Old Men
PG-13
17
3

Max and John are two friends who like to go fishing together. They attempt to save their favorite bait shop from turning into a restaurant.

Role:
John Gustafson
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Walter Matthau, Daryl Hannah, Ann-Margret, Kevin Pollak, Burgess Meredith
Directed By:
Howard Deutch
44. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
13
2
The Legend of Bagger Vance
PG-13
13
2

The Legend of Bagger Vance tells the story of Captain Junuh, who meets a mysterious golf caddle who teaches him the art of mastering the perfect swing, as well as finding meaning in one’s existence. 

Starring:
Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Matt Damon, Bruce McGill
Directed By:
45. My Fellow Americans (1996)
12
2
My Fellow Americans
PG-13
12
2

Kramer and Douglas are two former US Presidents who are well-known for their rivalry. However, when they uncover a conspiracy against them by the current corrupt president, they join forces to expose him and clear their names.

Role:
President Russell P. Kramer
Starring:
James Garner, Ann Cusack, Esther Rolle, Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard
Directed By:
Peter Segal
46. Three for the Show (1955)
8
2
Three for the Show
8
2

Julie marries her husband’s songwriting partner, after she feels that he is no longer alive. Trouble ensues when it turns out that her first husband is still alive.

Role:
Martin 'Marty' Stewart
Starring:
Betty Grable, Myron McCormick, Marge Champion, Gower Champion
Directed By:
H.C. Potter
47. Fire Down Below (1957)
8
2
Fire Down Below
8
2
Role:
Tony
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Anthony Newley, Rita Hayworth, Herbert Lom, Bonar Colleano
Directed By:
Robert Parrish
48. The War Between Men and Women (1972)
9
4
The War Between Men and Women
PG
9
4

Peter Wilson, a sarcastic near-sighted cartoonist-cum-author, is going blind. Averse to commitment, he finally falls for Terri, a single mother of three and reluctantly marries her when she refuses have sexual relationship with him. But it will take a lot more for him to change his misanthropic nature and realize that his new family needs him. 

Role:
Peter Edward Wilson
Starring:
Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Herb Edelman, Lisa Gerritsen
Directed By:
Melville Shavelson
49. You Can't Run Away from It (1956)
8
3
You Can't Run Away from It
8
3
Role:
Peter Warne
Starring:
Thurl Ravenscroft, Henny Youngman, Charles Bickford, June Allyson
Directed By:
Dick Powell
50. The Odd Couple II (1998)
9
3
The Odd Couple II
PG-13
9
3

It has been seventeen years since Oscar and Felix saw each other. Things take a turn when they bump into each other at the airport and travel together in a rented car, for the wedding of their children. However, nothing goes as expected as their journey gets filled with misadventures.

Role:
Felix Ungar
Starring:
Jean Smart, Alice Ghostley, Christine Baranski, Walter Matthau
Directed By:
Howard Deutch
51. Out to Sea (1997)
13
2
Out to Sea
PG-13
13
2

Charlie convinces his widowed brother-in-law to join him on a cruise ship, without revealing that they will need to pose as dance instructors. Instead, he promises that there will be many available and lonely women on the ship. Eventually, his promise turns out to be true, as Herb meets and falls for a woman named Vivian, while Charlie begins a romance with Liz, a wealthy widow.

Role:
Herb Sullivan
Starring:
Hal Linden, Elaine Stritch, Walter Matthau, Gloria DeHaven, Dyan Cannon
Directed By:
Martha Coolidge
52. Dad (1989)
10
2
Dad
PG
10
2
Role:
Jake Tremont
Starring:
Ted Danson, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Ethan Hawke, Kevin Spacey, Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker
Directed By:
Gary David Goldberg
53. Airport '77 (1977)
12
3
Airport '77
PG
12
3

A group of art thieves hijack a Boeing 747 carrying a collection of priceless works of art. Due to circumstances, however, the plane hits an oil rig, after which it crashes into the sea, which leads the passengers and crew to fight for their survival.

Role:
Don Gallagher
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Olivia de Havilland, Lee Grant, Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Brenda Vaccaro, Joseph Cotten
Directed By:
Jerry Jameson
54. That's Life! (1986)
9
2
That's Life!
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Harvey Fairchild
Starring:
Julie Andrews, Robert Loggia, Sally Kellerman, Jennifer Edwards
Directed By:
55. Pepe (1960)
9
3
Pepe
9
3

Ranch hand Pepe’s world is turned upside down when alcoholic Hollywood director Mr.Holt buys his beloved friend, a white stallion from its owner. Pepe then goes on an extraordinary adventure through Hollywood, meeting celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Durante, Zsa Zsa Gabór, Bing Crosby, and others before being reunited with his beloved stallion. 

Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Bobby Darin, Cantinflas, Donna Reed, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante
Directed By:
George Sidney
56. Luv (1967)
8
3
Luv
8
3

Depressed with his life, Harry is about to take his own life by jumping off a bridge, when he is stopped by an old friend, Milt. Milt is having his own problems with his marriage, and decides to use Harry to take away his wife.  

Role:
Harry Berlin
Starring:
Elaine May, Harrison Ford, Peter Falk, Nina Wayne
Directed By:
Clive Donner
57. Alex & the Gypsy (1976)
7
1
Alex & the Gypsy
R
7
1

Alex & The Gypsy is a romantic comedy film which revolves around Alexander, who is a bail bondsman. He falls for a pretty gypsy girl, one of his customers. When she assaults her boyfriend, she is arrested, but Alexander decides to bail her out.

Role:
Alexander Main
Starring:
James Woods, Robert Emhardt, Geneviève Bujold, Gino Ardito
Directed By:
John Korty
58. Getting Away with Murder (1996)
7
1
Getting Away with Murder
R
7
1
Role:
Max Mueller / Karl Luger
Starring:
Bonnie Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Lily Tomlin, Brian Kerwin
Directed By:
Harvey Miller
59. There Comes a Day (1968)
11
2
There Comes a Day
11
2
60. Puppies for Sale (1998)
10
2
Puppies for Sale
10
2
Role:
Pet Shop Owner
Starring:
Jesse James, Harvey Krauss
Directed By:
Ron Krauss
61. Macaroni (1985)
8
2
Macaroni
PG
8
2
Role:
Robert Traven
Starring:
Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi, Isa Danieli, Maria Luisa Santella
Directed By:
Ettore Scola

TV Movie(s)

1. The Entertainer (1975)
11
2
The Entertainer
11
2
Role:
Archie Rice
Starring:
Ray Bolger, Sada Thompson, Tyne Daly, Michael Cristofer
Directed By:
Donald Wrye
2. 12 Angry Men (1997)
13
3
12 Angry Men
PG-13
13
3
Starring:
Courtney B. Vance, Tony Danza, James Gandolfini, Edward James Olmos, Hume Cronyn, George C. Scott, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Directed By:
William Friedkin
3. Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)
12
2
Tuesdays with Morrie
12
2
Role:
Morrie Schwartz
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Bonnie Bartlett, Caroline Aaron, Wendy Moniz
Directed By:
Mick Jackson
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
4. Inherit the Wind (1999)
11
2
Inherit the Wind
PG
11
2
Role:
Henry Drummond
Starring:
George C. Scott, Lane Smith, Kathryn Morris, Tom Everett Scott
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
5. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987)
9
2
Long Day's Journey Into Night
9
2
Role:
James Tyrone Sr.
Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Peter Gallagher, Bethel Leslie, Patricia Fraser
Directed By:
Jonathan Miller
6. The Long Way Home (1998)
10
2
The Long Way Home
10
2
Role:
Thomas Gerrin
Starring:
Sarah Paulson, Kristin Griffith, Garwin Sanford, Rosemary Dunsmore
Directed By:
Glenn Jordan
7. The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV? (1990)
8
3
The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV?
8
3
Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Woody Harrelson, Alyssa Milano, Harvey Fierstein, Kevin Bright
Directed By:
Jay Dubin
8. For Richer, for Poorer (1992)
8
3
For Richer, for Poorer
PG
8
3
Role:
Aram Katourian
Starring:
Talia Shire, Madeline Kahn, Joanna Gleason, Jonathan Silverman
Directed By:
Jay Sandrich
9. The Earth Day Special (1990)
8
2
The Earth Day Special
8
2
Starring:
Christopher Lloyd, Kirstie Alley, Dennis Miller, James Brolin, Rodney Dangerfield, Kelsey Grammer, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson
10. A Weekend in the Country (1996)
7
1
A Weekend in the Country
R
7
1
Starring:
Dudley Moore, Betty White, Richard Lewis, Rita Rudner
Directed By:
Martin Bergman
11. A Life in the Theater (1993)
7
1
A Life in the Theater
7
1
Role:
Robert
Starring:
Matthew Broderick
Directed By:
Gregory Mosher

Animation(s)

The Simpsons (1989)
The Simpsons
TV-14
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Tony Hawk, Don Cheadle, Jane Krakowski, Bryan Cranston, Larry Hagman, Dustin Hoffman
Directed By:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon

TV Shows and Videos

Kraft Television Theatre (1947)
Kraft Television Theatre
Starring:
Cloris Leachman, Christopher Plummer, Milton Berle, George Peppard, Anthony Perkins, Eva Gabor, Robert Donat
Directed By:
William A. Graham, Stanley Quinn, Paul Bogart, Harry Herrmann, Richard Dunlap
The Ford Television Theatre (1952)
The Ford Television Theatre
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis, Elinor Donahue, Rory Calhoun, Ray Milland, Frances Bavier, Jeanne Crain
Directed By:
James Neilson, Ted Post, Anton Leader, Fred F. Sears, Arnold Laven
Playhouse 90 (1956)
Playhouse 90
Starring:
Vincent Price, Buster Keaton, Charlton Heston, Paul Newman, Leslie Nielsen, Charles Bronson, Andy Griffith
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
Robert Montgomery Presents (1950)
Robert Montgomery Presents
Starring:
David Niven, Elizabeth Montgomery, James Dean, Roger Moore, Don Knotts, Grace Kelly, Angela Lansbury
Directed By:
John Newland, James Sheldon, Norman Felton, James P. Yarbrough, Vincent J. Donehue
The Ford Theatre Hour (1948)
The Ford Theatre Hour
Starring:
Eddie Albert, Margaret Sullavan, Lillian Gish, Fredric March, Anthony Quinn, John Forsythe, Lilli Palmer
Directed By:
Marc Daniels, Franklin J. Schaffner, Carl Beier
The Living Century (2001)
The Living Century
Role:
Himself (2 episodes, 2001)
Directed By:
Christopher Carson, Steven Latham
Suspense (1949)
Suspense
Starring:
Lee Marvin, Abe Vigoda, Bela Lugosi, George Reeves, James Doohan, Luise Rainer, Jack Lord
Directed By:
Robert Stevens, Robert Mulligan, John Peyser
Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950)
Armstrong Circle Theatre
Starring:
Eli Wallach, Jackie Cooper, Lorne Greene, Ed Asner, Julie London, Sorrell Booke, Gena Rowlands
Directed By:
William Corrigan, Paul Bogart, Ted Post, Garry Simpson, James Sheldon
The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)
The Philco Television Playhouse
Starring:
Joanne Woodward, Jessica Tandy, Eva Marie Saint, Sal Mineo, Geraldine Page, Ernest Borgnine, Cliff Robertson
Directed By:
Delbert Mann, Fred Coe, Gordon Duff, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Penn
Danger (1950)
Danger
Starring:
Carroll Baker, Broderick Crawford, Art Carney, Steve Allen, Rod Steiger, Jack Palance, Inger Stevens
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet, John Frankenheimer, Yul Brynner, John Peyser, Ted Post
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950)
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse
Starring:
Helen Hayes, Barbara Bel Geddes, Cloris Leachman, Eva Gabor, Vincent Price, Hume Cronyn, Anthony Quinn
Directed By:
Charles S. Dubin, Alex Segal, Frank Telford, Lawrence Carra
Studio One (1948)
Studio One
Starring:
Jerry Stiller, Warren Beatty, William Shatner, Amanda Blake, Rod Taylor, James Coburn, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
Paul Nickell, Franklin J. Schaffner, Tom Donovan, Allen Reisner, Robert Mulligan
Zane Grey Theater (1956)
Zane Grey Theater
Starring:
Michael Landon, Micky Dolenz, Marion Ross, Ginger Rogers, Walter Brennan, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton
Directed By:
John English, William D. Faralla, James Sheldon, Robert Florey, Robert Gordon
Lux Video Theatre (1950)
Lux Video Theatre
Starring:
Alfred Hitchcock, Rock Hudson, Jayne Mansfield, Raymond Burr, Carolyn Jones, Teresa Wright, Claude Akins
Directed By:
Richard Goode, Fielder Cook, Buzz Kulik, Earl Eby, Norman Morgan
Alcoa Theatre (1957)
Alcoa Theatre
Role:
Edward King / ... (5 episodes, 1957-1958)
Starring:
James Whitmore, Maximilian Schell, Angie Dickinson, Werner Klemperer, Bert Convy, Gavin MacLeod, Agnes Moorehead
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Don Weis, Don McDougall, Don Taylor, Paul Wendkos
The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show (1951)
The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show
Role:
Newlywed (1951-1952) (in 'The Couple Next Door' sketches) (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Don Ameche, Neil Hamilton, Frances Langford, Cynthia Stone
Goodyear Theatre (1957)
Goodyear Theatre
Role:
Ashley / ... (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
Starring:
James Mason, Errol Flynn, Adam West, Edward G. Robinson, Elaine Stritch, Jackie Cooper, Rod Taylor
Directed By:
Robert Florey, Robert Ellis Miller, Arthur Hiller, Tay Garnett, Don Taylor
The Web (1950)
The Web
Starring:
Audra Lindley, John Carradine, Leslie Nielsen, Paul Newman, Anne Bancroft, Christopher Plummer, Ray Walston
Directed By:
Herbert Hirschman, Franklin Heller
Ford Star Jubilee (1955)
Ford Star Jubilee
Starring:
Orson Welles, Charles Laughton, Claudette Colbert, Lauren Bacall, Julie Andrews, Roger Moore, Bing Crosby
Directed By:
Paul Nickell, Franklin J. Schaffner, Noël Coward, Paul Harrison
Campbell Playhouse (1952)
Campbell Playhouse
Starring:
Carl Reiner, Walter Matthau, Art Carney, James Dean, Barbara Bel Geddes, Lillian Gish, Parker Fennelly
Directed By:
Garry Simpson, Alex Segal, Don Appell, Marc Daniels
Heaven for Betsy (1952)
Heaven for Betsy
Role:
Peter Bell (2 episodes, 1952)
Starring:
Cliff Hall, Cynthia Stone
The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988)
The Murder of Mary Phagan
PG
Role:
Gov. John Slaton (2 episodes, 1988)
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, William H. Macy, Rebecca Miller, Kevin Spacey, Peter Gallagher, Richard Jordan
Directed By:
William Hale
Medallion Theatre (1953)
Medallion Theatre
Starring:
Janet Gaynor, Ben Gazzara, Henry Fonda, Helen Hayes, Rod Steiger, Leslie Nielsen, Charlton Heston
Directed By:
Don Medford, Ralph Nelson
Chicken Soup for the Soul (1999)
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Starring:
Ralph Macchio, Sheena Easton, Marlee Matlin, Katee Sackhoff, Teri Garr, Gary Cole, Anthony Michael Hall
Directed By:
John Putch, Sharon Miller, Ron Krauss, Carolyn Coal, Deborah Amelon

Jack Lemmon Awards

Academy Awards
Save the Tiger Best Actor in a Leading Role 1974
Mister Roberts Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1956
Golden Globe Awards
Inherit the Wind Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2000
Winner Short Cuts (1993) 1994
Avanti! Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1973
The Apartment Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1961
Some Like It Hot Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1960
Primetime Emmy Awards
Tuesdays with Morrie Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2000
'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin Outstanding Single Program - Variety or Musical - Variety and Popular Music 1972
BAFTA Awards
The China Syndrome Best Actor 1980
The Apartment Best Foreign Actor 1961
Some Like It Hot Best Foreign Actor 1960