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Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?

Updated October 19, 2020 556 votes 16 voters 105.0k views96 items

List RulesVote up all of the Jacks you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Jack can you think of? The famous Jacks below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jack famous athletes named Jack, and even political figures named Jack. This list has so many famous Jacks, including musician Jack White, 30 Rock actor Jack McBrayer, and novelist Jack Kerouac.

Jack Nicholson is one of the most famous movie stars named Jack on this list. He has appeared in notable films such as Easy Rider and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. But many people know him best as Jack Torrance in Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining.

Another famous person with the first name Jack is Jack Black. He's one of the hilarious comedians called Jack. This hilarious master of comedy continues making audiences laugh in Nacho Libre, School of Rock, and Kung Fu Panda. He's also a talented musician, releasing music with his Grammy Award-winning comedic rock duo Tenacious D. Another of the singers called Jack is Jack White, of the White Stripes.

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    Jack Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Nicholson

    1937-04-22

    BirthplaceNeptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

    John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker who has... more

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    Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Black

    1969-08-28

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Jack Black (born Thomas Jacob Black; August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian,... more

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    Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Kerouac

    1922-03-12

    BirthplaceLowell, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Jack Kerouac (; born Jean-Louis Kérouac (though he called himself Jean-Louis Lebris de... more

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    Jack McBrayer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack McBrayer

    1973-05-27

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Macon

    Jack McBrayer (; born May 27, 1973) is an American actor, singer and comedian, who gained... more

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    Jack White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack White

    1975-07-09

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    John Anthony White (born July 9, 1975), known professionally as Jack White, is an American... more

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    Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Lemmon

    1925-02-08

    BirthplaceNewton, Massachusetts, United States of America

    John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor who was... more

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    Jack Whitehall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Whitehall

    1988-07-07

    BirthplaceCity of Westminster, London, United Kingdom

    Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall (born 7 July 1988) is an English comedian, television presenter,... more

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    Jack Ham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Ham

    1948-12-23

    BirthplaceJohnstown, Pennsylvania

    Jack Raphael Ham Jr. (born December 23, 1948) is a former American football outside linebacker... more

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    Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Johnson

    1975-05-18

    BirthplaceNorth Shore, Hawaii, United States of America

    Jack Hody Johnson (born May 18, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist,... more

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    Jack Lambert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Lambert

    1952-07-08

    BirthplaceMantua, Ohio

    John Harold Lambert (born July 8, 1952) is a former American football linebacker who played... more
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    Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Dempsey

    1895-06-24

    BirthplaceManassa, Colorado, United States of America

    William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed "Kid Blackie" and... more

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    Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Johnson

    1878-03-31

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas

    John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant, was an... more

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    Jack Swagger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Swagger

    1982-03-24

    BirthplacePerry, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Donald Jacob "Jake" Hager Jr. (born March 24, 1982) is an American professional wrestler and... more

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    Jack Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Dorsey

    1976-11-19

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Jack Patrick Dorsey (born November 19, 1976) is an American computer programmer and Internet... more
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    Jack Gleeson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Gleeson

    1992-05-20

    BirthplaceCork, Republic of Ireland

    Jack Gleeson is an Irish actor, known worldwide for his portrayal of Joffrey Baratheon in the... more

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    Jack Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Osbourne

    1985-11-08

    BirthplaceSt John's Wood, London, United Kingdom

    Jack Joseph Osbourne (born 8 November 1985) is an English media personality with dual American... more

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    Jack Palance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Palance

    1919-02-18

    BirthplaceHazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jack Palance ( PAL-əns; born Volodymyr Palahniuk (Ukrainian: Володимир Палагню́к); February... more

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    Jack Wilshere is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Wilshere

    1992-01-01

    BirthplaceStevenage, United Kingdom

    Jack Andrew Garry Wilshere (; born 1 January 1992) is an English professional footballer who... more

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    Jack Nicklaus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Nicklaus

    1940-01-21

    BirthplaceUpper Arlington, Ohio, United States of America

    Jack William Nicklaus, nicknamed "The Golden Bear", is a retired American professional golfer.... more

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    Jack Tatum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Tatum

    1948-11-18

    BirthplaceCherryville, North Carolina

    John David Tatum (November 18, 1948 – July 27, 2010) was an American football safety who... more

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    Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Youngblood

    1950-01-26

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    Herbert Jackson Youngblood III (born January 26, 1950) is an American former professional... more

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    Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Benny

    1894-02-14

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky, February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) (often called... more

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    Jack Hanna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Hanna

    1947-01-02

    BirthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

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    Jack Bruce is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Bruce

    1943-05-14

    BirthplaceBishopbriggs, United Kingdom

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    Jack Elam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?
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    Jack Elam

    1920-11-13

    BirthplaceMiami, Arizona, United States of America

    William Scott "Jack" Elam (November 13, 1920 – October 20, 2003), was an American film and... more

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