Jack Black


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Jack was born under the official name Black, Thomas Jacob on August 28th, 1969. Known to his close friends as JB, he has been a credited actor since the 1993 film Airborne.

Jack Black is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in eight films including the 2011 action film Kung Fu Panda 2 as the character Po, the 2011 comedy movie Bernie playing Bernie Tiede and the 2010 adventure release Gulliver's Travels cast as Lemuel Gulliver.

Jack has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in sixteen films including: the 2011 comedy film The Big Year as the character Brad Harris, the 2008 action movie Tropic Thunder playing Jeff Portnoy - Hot LZ and the 2007 comedy release Margot at the Wedding cast as Malcolm.

Jack Black has earned salaries up to $2,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2005 action film King Kong, which brought in $218,000,000 at the box office.

In 2006 Jack Black produced his first movie, the comedy film Nacho Libre. Since then he went on to produce three movies including: Gulliver's Travels (2010) and D-Train (2015) .

Jack is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least five magazines, captured in more than four pictorials, interviewed in over seventeen publications and featured in ten magazine articles.


" I'd rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools.


Discovered he could act when he played a game of Freeze after a Passover seder.
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