Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 - November 25, 1981) was an American character actor who also performed in vaudeville. Albertson appeared as Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).

Albertson died on 25 November 1981, aged 74, after a three-year illness. He and sister Mabel Albertson, who died ten months later, were cremated and their ashes were scattered in the Pacific Ocean.