Jack Holt (May 31, 1888 – January 18, 1951) was a man's man in Hollywood. His career lasted through both silent films and talkies, mostly Westerns, up to his death in 1951.
- His children Tim Holt and Jennifer Holt followed in his footsteps, making mostly westerns. Tim became quite a bit more famous than his father.
- Chester Gould based the drawing of Dick Tracy on Jack Holt, particularly his granite jaw
- Jack Holt was Al Capp's favorite actor and he drew his bumbling detective character Fearless Fosdick after Jack.
- Became a life member of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of California on July 13, 1928 based on his direct descent from Capt. John Marshall, 1700-1795. His General Society membership number was 7810 and his California Society membership number was 364.
- He was Margaret Mitchell's choice to play Rhett Butler in Gone With The Wind