Jack Wilcox is a British theatre, television, and ballet dancer currently appearing as Jake in Chichester Festival Theatre’s spectacular new production Crazy For You on its West End transfer.
Fresno State University. He earned a master’s degree in biology and taught it.
Early Life and Education
Jack was an ambitious worker and would often take on multiple jobs at once to provide for his family. His efforts included dry cleaning delivery, lawnmower repair service ownership and developing property such as homes, office buildings and apartments.
In 1956 he purchased “Okinya”, located on Yarranabbe Road in Darling Point Sydney and converted the garage into temporary accommodation for himself, Bet and their twin sons Sid and Jim while rebuilding the home.
Though warded against Akrida possession, they still attacked his wife Dorothea in 1957 and left her unconscious. Utilizing his knowledge of these monsters, he used Akrida stingers to transfer her consciousness into another body. He became an active member of Stockton 20/30 Club, Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Athletic Foundation as well as serving on its board for California Aggregate and Concrete Company.
Jack Wilcox was well known among anglers who fished for trout and kokanee in the Valley or Sierra. A gifted hunter, he shared his knowledge freely. A true patriot, Jack served his nation proudly in the USAF before retiring from Hewlett Packard to move to Sequim where he established Family Harvest Ministries – as well as laid the groundwork for their school – alongside his wife.
After his retirement, he has dedicated himself to helping those in need and coaching poker players online, specifically 6-max rush. He has helped many reach mid-stakes levels and beyond through coaching; additionally he acts in theatre productions such as “Anything Goes” at Barbican.
Achievement and Honors
Jack Wilcox earned All-America honors at both Fresno State for track and football as well as three-time All-American honors at 880 yards. While attending high school he received all-district honors in both sports. However, due to limited recruitment out of high school Jack hoped to join Georgia Southern’s Eagles football team by walking on.
Wilcox assisted in the preparation of a book that featured biographies of local veterans who died during Canada’s major wars. Additionally, he offered free volunteer services to other communities and organizations interested in producing similar volumes.
At the 2023 Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) conference, San Angelo ISD Communications Team won fourteen state awards from TSPRA. These included Rebecca Barchus, Devin Bridgman, Cara Liberati, Connor Downing, Jameson DiAlessandro, Olivia McGowan and Hali Chesher as award recipients.
Jack was an enthusiastic fisherman who could often be found fishing the waters of both Valley and Sierra lakes. As well as enjoying fishing, he cherished family time with his beloved grandchildren and great-granddaughter. An ever-eager learner, Jack constantly promoted education – helping former athletes attain degrees and careers through mentorship programs and career counseling services.
Errol Hobbes was also an accomplished ballet dancer, having performed principal roles with the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain over nine seasons – such as White Rabbit from Wayne Sleep’s Alice in Wonderland at London Palladium and Winter Principal from Frank Freeman’s Four Seasons (Sadler’s Wells). He possessed a tattoo to deter Akrida’s possession; additionally he used brain tissue from those under its spell to transfer their consciousness into new bodies via transplanting technology developed by Porter J Hobbes who developed an innovative technique of transplanting consciousness into new bodies using brain tissue transference;
Anyone who has fished Valley and Sierra waters for trout and kokanee has likely come across Jack Wilcox. One of the top experts in his field, Jack loved hunting as much as fishing – sharing his expert knowledge freely with anyone he met along the way.
Since 2013, he has taught a summer course for Western students interested in medicine, hosted undergraduates at his East Coast home, and been active on the Health Care Advisory Board – activities which have allowed him to form close bonds with Western students.
Jake Wilcox, a 2021 exercise science graduate, discovered that MCAT prep courses could be costly. To help cover some of those expenses, Jake applied for and received the inaugural MCAT Prep Scholarship and received funding to offset them.