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jacknicholsonfansclub1 JACK NICHOLSON ('Warren Schmidt') interview 2003
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Did you identify with this character?
Yes, I did. I looked at him as the man that I might have become if I wasn't lucky enough to wind up in show business. In the sense that he's sedentary, I had a mathematical background and he's an actuary. It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble identifying with the character that I'm playing. The retirement issues, what happens when the normal activities of your job no longer drive your day, your loved ones move away from you, and your children get older. My daughter Jennifer has a clothing shop she's opening and she's in her own business now so I don't get to talk to her as much as I did a year or so ago. Those kinds of things, so there's always a lot to identify with. What I liked about the original book was that this guy has some very tough ideas of his own.

Warren believes he has had no impact on the world. How could you identify with that knowing you've had so much impact on the world?
Well, I didn't identify with that part. I think I could understand it. I've certainly had as much time as anyone has in their life feeling forted. You're not always identified the way in which you'd like to be identified so that's also partially true. I also have a lot of contact with people in my life and they want to be seen. There are whole fields of psychology based on the fact that people want to be seen in a conversation. They want, "What about me and what I think about this?" You try and tap into things that are generally felt if you're in the communications art which, I flatter myself, I guess that's our field. I never thought about it in that way anyway, but I understood that part of the character. #jackmyidol #nicholson #actor #hollywood #everyday #greatactor #jacknicholson
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