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 comedy film Bernie as the character Bernie Tiede, the 2011 action movie Kung Fu Panda 2 playing Po 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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