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Jack Black

Actor + Comedian and Musician
Male
Born Aug 28, 1969
Age 46
Hometown City of Santa Monica
Religion Jewish
Height 5' 7" (171 cm)
Nationality American
Alma Mater University of Cal...
High School Crossroads High S...

Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily as bumbling and cocky but internally self-conscious outsiders in comedy films, though he has played some serious roles. He is best known for his roles in High Fidelity, School of Rock, King Kong, Nacho Libre, Tropic Thunder, Bernie, Kung Fu Panda, and Kung Fu Panda 2.… Read More

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  • 'teen Mom 2' Star Kailyn Lowry Secretly Marries Fiancé Javi Marroquin
    Ok Magazine - Nov 07, 2012
  • Jack Black Jack Black To Play Dragon In Son's Film
    Contact Music - Apr 26, 2012
  • Behind The Music: School Of Rock Scores $5 Million Infusion
    Wall Street Journal - Apr 19, 2012
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    Jack Black: Tenacious D Is Back!
    Just Jared - Mar 27, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1969 Birth Thomas Jacob Black was born on August 28, 1969, in Santa Monica, California, the son of two satellite engineers, Judith Love (née Cohen), who worked on the Hubble Space Telescope and is also a writer, and Thomas William Black. … Read More

TEENAGE

1982 12 Years Old As a child, Black appeared in a commercial for the Activision game Pitfall! in 1982. … Read More

THIRTIES

2000 30 Years Old In 2000, Black appeared in High Fidelity as a wild employee in John Cusack's record store, a role he considers his breakout. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old 1 More Event
He starred in one of his few dramatic roles as the obsessed filmmaker Carl Denham in Peter Jackson's 2005 remake of King Kong, a performance he based on Orson Welles.
2006 36 Years Old In January 2006, Black became engaged to Tanya Haden.
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
He voiced the title role in Kung Fu Panda, which grossed $20.3 million on its opening day, June 6, 2008, and Kung Fu Panda 2; this is his favorite role and he praises the tutoring of co-star and two-time Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman. … Read More
2009 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, at the Spike Video Game Awards, he earned the Best Voice award for the voice of Eddie Riggs in Brütal Legend.

FORTIES

2012 42 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2012, Jack Black joined up with other celebrities to record "Book People Unite", a song sponsored by the Library of Congress, and RIF. … Read More
2015 45 Years Old In 2015, Black visited Kampala in Uganda, Africa as part of Comic Relief USA's Red Nose Day. … Read More
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