Aug. 28th, 1969
Hermosa Beach, California, USA
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Host
Himself - Guest
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.
- One of his closest friends is 'David Grohl' (qv).
- Is good friends with 'Tim Robbins (I)' (qv).
- 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.
- Attended Poseidon School in Santa Monica, California.
- Attended Crossroads High School for the Arts and Sciences.
- Despite poking fun at the genre, he is actually a very knowledgeable fan of a lot hard rock/metal music from the 1970s and 1980s. He even appears as part of 'Tenacious D' (qv) in the 'Ronnie James Dio' (qv) video for the song "Push.".
- Mentioned in the song "High School Never Ends" by 'Bowling for Soup' (qv), as "the clown".
- Was considered for the role of Freddy Lounds in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).