Anatol Holt (December 13, 1927 - April 11, 2010) was a game designer, mathematician, professor, and author from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He came to the United States in 1939. He had mathematics degrees from Harvard and MIT and a PhD in descriptive linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1953, he and William J. Turanski developed the world's first programming environment known as "Generalized Programming". He also taught in Milano Italy.