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Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?

Updated December 10, 2020 877 votes 69 voters 111.7k views98 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.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Jack? Just add them to the list!

  • Jack Nicholson1

    Jack Nicholson


    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 Black2

    Jack Black


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

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

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  • Jack Kerouac3

    BirthplaceMiddlesex County, United States of America, Lowell, United States, with Territories

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

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  • Jack McBrayer4

    Jack McBrayer


    BirthplaceMacon, Georgia, USA

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


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  • Jack Whitehall5

    Jack Whitehall


    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 White6

    Jack White


    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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

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  • Jack Ham7

    Jack Ham


    BirthplaceJohnstown, Pennsylvania

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

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  • Jack Lambert8

    Jack Lambert


    BirthplaceMantua, Ohio

    John Harold Lambert (born July 8, 1952) is a former American football linebacker who played...  more

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  • Jack Lemmon9

    Jack Lemmon


    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 Nicklaus10

    Jack Nicklaus


    BirthplaceUpper Arlington, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Jack Palance11

    Jack Palance


    BirthplaceHazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • Jack Dempsey12

    Jack Dempsey


    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 Dorsey13

    Jack Dorsey


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Jack Patrick Dorsey (born November 19, 1976) is an American computer programmer and Internet...  more
  • Jack Gleeson14

    Jack Gleeson


    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 Johnson15

    Jack Johnson


    BirthplaceHawaii, USA

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

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  • Jack Osbourne16

    Jack Osbourne


    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 Johnson17

    Jack Johnson


    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas

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

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  • Jack Swagger18

    Jack Swagger


    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 Benny19

    Jack Benny


    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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

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  • Jack Wilshere20

    Jack Wilshere


    BirthplaceStevenage, United Kingdom

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

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  • Jack Tatum21

    Jack Tatum


    BirthplaceCherryville, North Carolina

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

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  • Jack Klugman22

    Jack Klugman


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jack Klugman (April 27, 1922 – December 24, 2012) was an American stage, film, and television...  more

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  • Jack Youngblood23

    Jack Youngblood


    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

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

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  • Jack Hanna24

    Jack Hanna


    BirthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

    John Bushnell "Jack" Hanna (born January 2, 1947) is an American zookeeper who is the director...  more


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  • Jack Bruce25

    Jack Bruce


    BirthplaceBishopbriggs, United Kingdom

    John Symon Asher Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and...  more

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