The Versatile Jack Lemmon: From Comedy to Drama

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Program Type: Lecture
Age Group: Adults


Great Performers with Marc Courtade

For more than four decades, whether working in comedy or drama, Jack Lemmon was noted as one of the most versatile actors of his time. He became the first man to win Academy Awards as both Best Supporting and Best Actor. His films include the comedies Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, The Odd Couple and two Grumpy Old Men movies. He starred in dramas like Save the Tiger, Missing and Glengarry Glen Ross. Lemmon’s string of critical hits continued in films,  television and on Broadway throughout his career. This talk pays tribute to a well-respected man who greatly influenced a later generation.