Jack Black

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Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily as bumbling and cocky but internally self-conscious outsiders in comedy films, though he has played some serious roles. He is best known for his roles in High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, School of Rock, King Kong (2005), Nacho Libre, Tropic Thunder, Bernie and the Kung Fu Panda films. Black is considered a member of the so-called Frat Pack, a loose grouping of comic actors who have appeared together in various Hollywood films, and has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. He is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass.

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Filmography

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Selected Jack Black film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2015
Po

2014
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2014
Broken Age
Harm'ny Lightbeard

2013
Drunk History (TV Show)
Elvis Presley

2013
Ghost Ghirls
Montgomery

2013
Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem - A Klok Opera
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2013
Ambiance Man
Unidentifiable Odor

2012
All in for the 99%
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2012
The Roadie
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2012
OFF! - Wrong with Jack Black
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2011
Brad Harris

2011
Po

2011
Bernie Tiede

2011
MCA

2011
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters
Po

2010
Kung Fu Panda Holiday (Short Film)
Po

2009
Zed

2009
Community (TV Show)
Buddy

2008
Jerry

2008
Po

2008
Prop 8: The Musical (Short Film)

2008
Water and Power
The Mayor

2007
Malcolm

2007
iCarly (TV Show)
Aspartamay

2007
Jables

2007
Pirate Commercial parody

2007
The Lewis Lectures (TV Movie)
Lewis

2006
Nacho

2006
Exposure
Dan Harmon

2005
Awesometown (TV Show)
George Washington

2005
The Office (TV Show)
Sam

2004
Nick Vanderpark

2004
Lenny

2004
Cracking Up (TV Show)
Bruce Philapousis

2004
Trapper JB

2003
Mental Patient

2003
Dewey Finn

2003
Computerman (TV Show)
Computerman

2003
Time Belt (TV Show)
Computerman

2002
Zeke

2002
Lance Brumder

2002
Lead Chimney Sweep

2002
Lord of the Piercing (Short Film)
Jack the Elf

2002
Clone High (TV Show)
Pusher, Larry Hardcore

2002
Player$ (TV Show)
Tenacious D

2001
Hal

2001
Frank's Book (Short Film)
Performance Hipster

2001
The Andy Dick Show (TV Show)
J.D

1999
Sid

1999
Georgie

1999
Fisherman

1999
Heat Vision and Jack (Short Film)
Jack

1998
Fiedler

1998
Jerry

1998
Will & Grace (TV Show)
Dr. Isaac Hershberg

1997
Devlin

1997
Steve

1997
Ian Lamont

1997
Jack 'JB' Black

1996
Tenacious D

1996
Billy Glenn Norris

1996
Rick

1996
Broadcast Technician

1995
DJ at Party

1995
Craig Poncelet

1995
Pilot

1995
Gay Guy, Moviegoer, Jeepers Creepers

1995
Pride & Joy (TV Show)
Man

1995
The Single Guy (TV Show)
Randy

1994
Blind Justice (TV Movie)
Private

1994
The Innocent (TV Movie)
Marty Prago

1994
All-American Girl (TV Show)
Tommy

1994
Monty (TV Show)
Doug

1994
Monte

1993
Augie

1993
Wasteland Scrap

1993
Marked for Murder (TV Movie)
Car Thief

1993
The X-Files (TV Show)
Bart 'Zero' Liquori

1992
Roger Davis

1992
Great Scott! (TV Show)
Ray

1992
Picket Fences (TV Show)
Curtis Williams

1992
The Golden Palace (TV Show)
Taxi Driver

1991
Our Shining Moment (TV Movie)
Teenage Boy

1990
Northern Exposure (TV Show)
Kevin Wilkins

1989
Life Goes On (TV Show)
Skinhead

1989
The Simpsons (TV Show)
Milo

1981
The Fall Guy (TV Show)
Young Colt's Friend

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Drunk History (TV Show)
Ben Franklin

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The Brink
Coppins

Producer Credits

2013
Ghost Ghirls
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2011
My Life As an Experiment (TV Movie)
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2011
Shredd (TV Movie)
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2009
Branson
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2008
D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary
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2007
Acceptable TV (TV Show)
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2006
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2006
Channel 101 (TV Movie)
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2006
Tenacious D: Hell O'Clock News
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2003
Computerman (TV Show)
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2003
60 Spins Around the Sun
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Soundtrack Credits

2011
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2011
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged
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2009
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2009
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2009
Brutal Journey: Jack Black Finds His Inner Eddie Riggs
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2008
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2007
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2007
iCarly (TV Show)
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2006
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2004
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2004
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2000
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1996
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1995
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1987
Rage (TV Show)
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1975
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Writer Credits

2009
Brutal Journey: Jack Black Finds His Inner Eddie Riggs
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2007
Acceptable TV (TV Show)
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2006
Tenacious D: Hell O'Clock News
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Styles

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  • Jack Black at Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Installation Luncheon (August 9)
  • .Jack Black brought his band 'Tenacious D' to the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston, MA today
  • Hollywood's Hottest Dads
  • Black's facial hair

Quotes

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List of Jack Black quotes.

(on co- starring with Gwyneth Paltrow for the first time in Shallow Hal (2001)) You know, I WAS a little afraid that she would fall head-over-heels in love with me, like she did (when co-starring) with Brad Pitt in Se7en (1995).


(about Shallow Hal (2001)) I wasn't proud of it, and I got paid a lot of money, so in retrospect it feels like a sell-out.


(on his part and his tights in Nacho Libre (2006)) At first I would have rather been naked to tell you the truth, because I just look so goddang ridiculous. But then I thought, "Wait, that's my job. The stretchy pants are my friends. I love the stretchy pants!" It just took a little mental adjustment, because I know that when I'm embarrassed and scared about acting, that means I'm going to get some good life-nugget knowledge out of it. And I love the knowledge nuggets."


Magazine Covers

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Magazine issues featuring Jack Black on the cover.
  • Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black - 25 Kadr Magazine Cover [Russia] (May 2011)
  • Jack Black - Nylon Guys Magazine Cover [United States] (May 2012)
  • Jack Black - Parade Magazine [United States] (5 December 2010)
  • Jack Black - Vanity Fair Magazine [United States] (March 2007)
  • Jack Black - Nickelodeon Magazine [United States] (1 July 2006)
  • Jack Black - USA Weekend Magazine [United States] (3 August 2008)

Pictorials

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List of Jack Black magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Jack Black - Playboy Magazine [United States] (July 2004)
  • Tom Cruise - Playboy Magazine [United States] (November 2002)
  • Jack Black - Playboy Magazine [United States] (June 2002)

Dating History

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List of Jack Black relationships, in date order.

Albums

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List of albums by Jack Black, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Jack Black.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
School Of Rock 422,560
Kiss from a Rose cover Live at American Idol JUST SONG + DOWNLOAD 568,234
Help Me (Song) 2012 810,502
Math Song 689,595
Fuck Her Gently 747,930
Let's Get It On 825,316
Tribute 777,055
"Your Head & Your Mind & Your Brain..." 777,054
It's A Long Way To The Top 931,619
"Those Who Can't Do..." 789,687
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Jack Black songs.

Member Of


Jack Black is associated with the following bands - this list includes musical groups belonged to past and present.




First NameJack
Middle NameJackie
Last NameBlack
Full Name at BirthThomas Jack Black
Other NamesJables
Jb
Tenac
Age44
Date of BirthAugust 28, 1969
BirthplaceHermosa Beach, CA
Height5' 7½" (171 cm)
BuildLarge
Eye ColorBrown - Dark
Hair ColorBrown - Dark
Star SignVirgo
ReligionJewish
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolCrossroads High School, Santa Monica, CA
Poseidon School, Los Angeles, CA
UniversityUniversity of California at Los Angeles (dropped out 1989)
OccupationActor, Musician, Comedian, Record Producer
Occupation CategoryActor
Claim to FameTenacious D, School of Rock
Official Websitetwitter.com
tenaciousd.com
FatherThomas Black
MotherJudith Black
FriendsDavid Grohl (musician), Tim Robbins (actor), Drake Bell (actor), Miranda Cosgrove (actress), Neil Hamburger (comic)

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