Why Famous: Starred in more than 60 films, including "Some Like It Hot", "Mister Roberts" (for which he won the 1955 Best Supporting Actor Academy Award), and" Save the Tiger" (for which he won the 1973 Best Actor Academy Award).
- 1950-05-07 Actor Jack Lemmon (25) weds tv actress Cynthia Stone (24)
- 1962-08-17 Actor Jack Lemmon (37) weds actress and model Felicia Farr (29) in Paris, France
- 1959-03-29 "Some Like It Hot", directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, is released in NYC
- 1960-06-15 "The Apartment" directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1961)
- 1974-04-02 46th Academy Awards: "The Sting", Glenda Jackson & Jack Lemmon win