List of famous people named Jack, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jack can you think of? The famous Jacks below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jack, athletes named Jack, and even political figures named Jack. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jack? Add them to the list.It's plain to see that there's definitely a Jack for everyone. Steeler's Jack Ham is certainly up top on this list considering he was one of the greatest outside linebackers of all time. If you're feeling a little adventurous, maybe Jack Kerouac's On the Road will give you a road trip you'll never forget. And if you want to laugh, singer/actor Jack Black's Tenacious D or his hit movie School of Rock, will leave you wanting more. And of course, you can't talk about Jack without thinking of Jack Nicholson's famous "Here's Jonny!", along with so many other memorable film moments of his.