Aug. 28th, 1969
Hermosa Beach, California, USA
Jack Black's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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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.
- Attended Crossroads High School for the Arts and Sciences.
- Shares a birthday with 'Shania Twain' (qv), 'LeAnn Rimes' (qv) and 'Daniel Stern (I)' (qv).
- Was considered for the role of Freddy Lounds in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).
- Is good friends with 'Tim Robbins (I)' (qv).
- 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).
- 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.
- Revealed on an Australian late night variety show that his favorite 'KISS (I)' (qv) rock song is 1982's "I Love it Loud," where he began singing parodied lyrics to the first verse.
- Had his gall bladder removed.