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

2015 - The D Train
2015 - Goosebumps
2014 - The Sheik
2014 - Harmontown
2014 - Sex Tape
2011 - Conan O'Brien Can't Stop
2011 - The Muppets
2011 - Fight for Your Right Revisited
2011 - Kung Fu Panda 2
2011 - Bernie
2010 - Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
2010 - Gulliver's Travels
2009 - Year One
2008 - Be Kind Rewind
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2008 - Kung Fu Panda
2007 - Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Story
2006 - Nacho Libre
2006 - The Holiday
2005 - Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
2005 - King Kong
2004 - Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
2004 - Envy
2004 - Shark Tale
2003 - School of Rock
2003 - Melvin Goes to Dinner
2002 - Ice Age
2002 - Orange County
2001 - Shallow Hal
2001 - Saving Silverman
2000 - High Fidelity
1999 - The Love Letter
1998 - I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
1998 - Enemy of the State
1998 - Johnny Skidmarks
1997 - The Jackal
1996 - The Fan
1996 - Neverending Story III: Return to Fantasia
1996 - Mars Attacks!
1996 - The Cable Guy
1996 - Bio-Dome
1995 - Dead Man Walking
1995 - Waterworld
1995 - Bye Bye Love
1993 - Airborne
1993 - Demolition Man
1992 - Bob Roberts

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Host
Himself - Guest
Jeepers Creepers
Elvis Presley
Curtis Williams
[Complete List]


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.

  • Is a member of, what the media refers to as the Frat Pack along with 'Will Ferrell' (qv), 'Ben Stiller' (qv), 'Vince Vaughn' (qv), 'Owen Wilson (I)' (qv), 'Steve Carell' (qv) and 'Luke Wilson (I)' (qv). The Frat Pack name is a reference to the film _Old School (2003)_ (qv), which features Vaughn, Ferrell, and Wilson, due to the wide number of films featuring the seven actors. Black's "Frat Pack" films include _The Cable Guy (1996)_ (qv), _Envy (2004)_ (qv), and _Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)_ (qv).
  • Had his gall bladder removed.
  • Attended Crossroads High School for the Arts and Sciences.
  • Was considered for the role of Freddy Lounds in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).
  • Discovered he could act when he played a game of Freeze after a Passover seder.
  • Mentioned in the song "High School Never Ends" by 'Bowling for Soup' (qv), as "the clown".
  • Sang backup vocals for the songs in _Bob Roberts (1992)_ (qv).
  • Jack and his wife, 'Tanya Haden' (qv), became the parents of their second son, Thomas David Black, on May 23rd 2008.

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