Lara Flynn Boyle Opens Up About Her Relationship With Ex Jack Nicholson

Actors Jack Nicholson and Lara Flynn Boyle watch Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers, courtside at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, May 25, 2001
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Lara Flynn Boyle is a star, best known for Twin Peaks, Wayne’s World, The Practice and more recently Mother, Couch (Her new film will be released on July 5, 2024). The 58-year-old has been linked to some famous names including her Twin Peaks co-star Kyle MacLachlan, David Spade and Jack Nicholson. Spade revealed that while he and Boyle were dating, Nicholson asked her out while they were all smoking marijuana (However, Boyle denied that this happened). She started dating Nicholson on the side and Spade found out when they were seen by Paparazzi following a car crash.

Boyle and Nicholson reportedly dated on and off in the late ’90s and early 2000s until Boyle married real estate investor Donald Ray Thomas II in 2006. Despite moving on literal decades ago, Boyle recently gave an update and said that she still keeps in touch with Nicholson but clarified that they don’t hang out.

Jack Nicholson and Lara Flynn Boyle at the premiere of "About Schmidt" at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Ca. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002

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She explained that he was “a huge part of my life. That is seven years of great times, it’s seven years of wonderful.” When asked how he is doing these days as he keeps a relatively low profile, she said that he is “making magic” and “never retired.” Fans have long believed that he is retired since he hasn’t appeared in a project since 2010’s How Do You Know.

Actor Jack Nicholson and his girlfriend Lara Flynn Boyle walk to a closing ceremony of the Moscow International Film Festival June 30, 2001 in Moscow. The festival awarded Nicholson the Konstantin Stanislavsky prize for his contributions to the cinema

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She added, “The world of Jack is always here. There’s no retiring for the world of Jack. Never.” Perhaps this was a clue that he has something secret in the works! We can only hope.

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