Aug. 5, 2009— -- It has been a busy summer for Jack Nicholson. The 72-year-old actor has been seen vacationing and partying like there is no tomorrow with a bevy of female companions.
The once-married father of five was last seen in the 2007 comedy-drama "The Bucket List," about a blue-collar mechanic (Morgan Freeman) and billionaire hospital magnate (Nicholson) who embark on a road trip with a list of things to do before they "kick the bucket." The film received mixed reviews and grossed a total of $174.3 million worldwide.
"I don't want people to know what I'm actually like. It's not good for an actor," Nicholson said during an interview for 2002's "About Schmidt." "I'm an actor who they said was wrinkled and balding and everything else when I was in my early 30s. Most of the people who wrote that, who thought they were younger than me, are now bald and wrinkled."
Nicholson, who cherishes his hometown Los Angeles Lakers basketball team just as much as vacationing, will star in the tentatively titled "How Do You Know?," slated for release this year and co-starring Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson.
Here's a look at Nicholson's wild holiday in the sun.
The three-time Oscar winner was first spotted July 29, 2009, frolicking on a yacht in the French Riviera with a few extra inches around his waistline. His portly figure, however, hasn't stopped him from splashing around or sunbathing with a group of unidentified gal pals.
Nicholson told The Guardian in 2008, "I like to date a nice range of women each year, but I only use Viagra when I am with more than one."
Huffing and Puffing
Talk about multitasking. Nicholson puffs on a cigarette Aug. 3, 2009, while keeping his head above water, clearly showing no signs of slowing down. After his swim, he chugged several beers on the group's rented yacht. "Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world," Nicholson has said.
Nicholson Getting Down
Nicholson has a history of being attracted to younger, skinnier women, including a romance with actress Lara Flynn Boyle, and he had a longtime relationship with Anjelica Huston.
"Well, a younger woman is a type, but not necessarily a type for me. And what is a younger woman? I mean, I'm pretty old. Almost everyone is younger," Nicholson said at the premiere of 2003's "Something's Gotta Give."
Older men are not typically seen doing the limbo, but there was Nicholson, dancing up a storm Aug. 4, 2009. The seven-time Golden Globe winner still knows how to get his groove on.