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Who Is The Most Famous Jack In The World?

Updated December 10, 2020 879 votes 70 voters 112.1k 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.

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  • Jack Nicholson1
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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

    1969-08-28

    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
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    Jack McBrayer

    1973-05-27

    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
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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 White6
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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 Ham7
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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 Lambert8
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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 Lemmon9
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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 Nicklaus10
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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 Palance11
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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 Dempsey12
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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 Dorsey13
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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
  • Jack Gleeson14
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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 Johnson15
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    Jack Johnson

    1975-05-18

    BirthplaceHawaii, USA

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

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  • Jack Osbourne16
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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 Johnson17
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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 Swagger18
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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 Benny19
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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 Wilshere20
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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 Tatum21
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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 Klugman22
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    Jack Klugman

    1922-04-27

    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
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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 Hanna24
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    Jack Hanna

    1947-01-02

    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
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    Jack Bruce

    1943-05-14

    BirthplaceBishopbriggs, United Kingdom

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

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