Jack Black

Actor + Comedian and Musician
Born Aug 28, 1969

Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American comedian, actor and musician. He makes up one half of the comedy and satirical rock duo Tenacious D. The group has two albums as well as a television series and a film. His acting career is extensive, starring primarily as bumbling, cocky, but internally self-conscious outsiders in comedy films.… Read More

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    Ok Magazine - Nov 07, 2012
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    Contact Music - Apr 26, 2012
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    Wall Street Journal - Apr 19, 2012
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Black.


1969 Birth Born on August 28, 1969.


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


2000 30 Years Old In 2000 Black appeared in the movie 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 on its opening day, June 6, 2008, as well as Kung Fu Panda 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3; 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.


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.
2016 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Black joined the climate change documentary show Years of Living Dangerously as one of its celebrity correspondents.
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