Namesakes for Jack

Namesakes for JACK:
  Australian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      John McEwen (a.k.a. Jack)   1967-1968  

  Emmy Award Winners: 3 actors
      (actor) Jack Benny   1959   The Jack Benny Show  
      (actor) Jack Klugman   1963; 1971; 1973   The Defenders; The Odd Couple  
      (actor) Jack Albertson   1976   Chico and the Man  

  Fictional Characters from Books: 2 characters
      Jack Dawkins   1838   Oliver Twist  
      Jack Torrance   1977   The Shining  

  Fictional Characters from Movies: 2 characters
      Jack Torrance   1980   The Shining  
      Jack Sparrow   2003   Pirates of the Caribbean  

  Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character, 1 hero
      Captain Jack Absolute   1775   The Rivals  
      John Worthing (a.k.a. Jack)   1895   The Importance of Being Earnest  

  Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales: 3 characters, 1 hero
      Jack   English  
      Jack   English  
      Little Jack Horner   English  
      Jack Sprat   English  

  Hall-of-Famers: 7 ice hockey, 5 football, 2 basketball, 1 baseball
      (baseball) Jack Chesbro   1946  
      (ice hockey) Jack Adams   1959  
      (ice hockey) Jack Walker   1960  
      (ice hockey) Jack Laviolette   1962  
      (ice hockey) Jack Ruttan   1962  
      (ice hockey) Jack Darragh   1962  
      (basketball) Jack McCracken   1962  
      (ice hockey) John "Black Jack" Stewart (a.k.a. Jack)   1964  
      (ice hockey) Jack Marshall   1965  
      (football) Jack Christiansen   1970  
      (basketball) Jack Twyman   1982  
      (football) Jack Ham   1988  
      (football) Jack Lambert   1990  
      (football) Jack Youngblood   2001  
      (football) Jack Butler   2012  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 2 physics, 1 medicine
      (physics) Jack Steinberger   1988  
      (physics) Jack Kilby   2000  
      (medicine) Jack W. Szostak   2009  

  Notable Actors and Actresses: 8 actors, 1 comedian
      Jack Benny   1894-1974  
      Jack Albertson   1907-1981  
      Jack Palance   1919-2006  
      Jack Klugman   1922-2012  
      Jack Lemmon   1925-2001  
      Jack Nicholson   1937-  
      Jack Shepherd   1940-  
      Jack Spijkerman   1948-  
      Jack Black   1969-  

  Notable Athletes: 7 ice hockey, 5 football, 2 basketball, 2 boxing, 1 baseball, 1 driving, 1 golf
      (baseball) Jack Chesbro   1874-1931  
      (ice hockey) Jack Marshall   1877-1965  
      (boxing) Jack Johnson   1878-1946  
      (ice hockey) Jack Laviolette   1879-1960  
      (ice hockey) Jack Walker   1888-1950  
      (ice hockey) Jack Ruttan   1889-1973  
      (ice hockey) Jack Darragh   1890-1924  
      (ice hockey) Jack Adams   1895-1968  
      (boxing) Jack Dempsey   1895-1983  
      (basketball) Jack McCracken   1912-1958  
      (ice hockey) John "Black Jack" Stewart (a.k.a. Jack)   1917-1983  
      (driving) Jack Brabham   1926-2014  
      (football) Jack Butler   1927-2013  
      (football) Jack Christiansen   1928-1986  
      (basketball) Jack Twyman   1934-2012  
      (golf) Jack Nicklaus   1940-  
      (football) Jack Ham   1948-  
      (football) Jack Youngblood   1950-  
      (football) Jack Lambert   1952-  

  Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
      Jack Daniel   1850-1911  

  Notable Evildoers: 1 murderer
      Jack the Ripper   18xx-  

  Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
      Television Jack Spijkerman   1948-  

  Notable Musicians: 1 musician
      Jack White   1975-   rock  

  Notable Writers: 2 authors
      Jack London   1876-1916  
      Jack Kerouac   1922-1969  

  Oscar Award Winners: 4 actors
      (actor) Jack Lemmon   1955; 1973   Mister Roberts; Save the Tiger  
      (actor) Jack Albertson   1968   The Subject Was Roses  
      (actor) Jack Nicholson   1975; 1983; 1997   One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; Terms of Endearment; As Good As It Gets  
      (actor) Jack Palance   1991   City Slickers  

  Shakespearian Characters: 1 character
      Jack Cade   Henry VI (2)