Aug. 28th, 1969
Hermosa Beach, California, USA
Jack Black's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Jack Black was born in Santa Monica, California, and attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member of Tim Robbins (I)'s acting troupe and it was through this collaboration that led to his 1992 film debut in Bob Roberts (1992). Although he was just a background voice in his first film, Jack's appearances in such television shows as "The X Files" (1993), his breakthrough performance in High Fidelity (2000), and his rock-comedy band Tenacious D have created an ever-growing cult following.
- His wife is a triplet. Her sisters, 'Petra Haden' (qv) and 'Rachel Haden' (qv), also musicians, used to be members of the band "That Dog". Petra was also a former member of the band 'The Decemberists' (qv). Their brother is 'Josh Haden' (qv).
- Member of the band 'Tenacious D' (qv).
- He and his wife, 'Tanya Haden' (qv), became the parents of a boy, Samuel Jason Black, on June 10th, 2006.
- Starred in a management training film "Manager of the Year - Effective Listening (1987)" as a teenager who tells his father that the family car has been stolen.
- One of his closest friends is 'David Grohl' (qv).
- Mentioned in the song "High School Never Ends" by 'Bowling for Soup' (qv), as "the clown".
- Good friends with 'Will Smith (I)' (qv).
- Filmed a television pilot called _Heat Vision and Jack (1999) (TV)_ (qv) co-starring 'Ron Silver (I)' (qv), and 'Christine Taylor (I)' (qv), and directed by 'Ben Stiller' (qv). The show was a parody of _"Knight Rider" (1982)_ (qv), as well as other action/ adventure shows, and featured a talking motorcycle voiced by 'Owen Wilson (I)' (qv).