Jack Black

Jack Black

Aug. 28th, 1969
Born in
Hermosa Beach, California, USA
5' 6"

Jack Black's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Brink TV Show
The Brink
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (UK) TV Show
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (UK)
Tenacious D TV Show
Tenacious D
Your Movie Show TV Show
Your Movie Show

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.

  • He and his wife eloped after dating less than a year. They were married in Big Sur, California by the same minister who performed 'Shane Stanley' (qv) and 'Val Barri' (qv)'s ceremony in 2005.
  • Member of the band 'Tenacious D' (qv).
  • Jack and his wife, 'Tanya Haden' (qv), became the parents of their second son, Thomas David Black, on May 23rd 2008.
  • 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.".
  • Said he considers 'The Who' (qv) to be the greatest band in the world, explaining that "they were the first ones to ever rock HARD... the recklessness, the deliciousness!".
  • Appears in a parody of the Council of Elrond scene shown during the MTV movie awards. Lord of the Rings director 'Peter Jackson (I)' (qv) later cast him in _King Kong (2005)_ (qv).
  • Wife, 'Tanya Haden' (qv), is a cellist. She is the daughter of jazz great 'Charlie Haden' (qv).
  • Shares a birthday with 'Shania Twain' (qv), 'LeAnn Rimes' (qv) and 'Daniel Stern (I)' (qv).

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