Jack Black

Actor / Screenwriter / Musician / Singer-songwriter / Comedian / Film Producer / Guitarist / Composer / YouTuber / Television Producer | * 08/28/1969 (54) | Santa Monica, California (United States of America (USA))
Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for roles in family and comedy films, in addition to his voice work in animated films. His accolades include a Grammy Award and nominations for two Golden Globe Awards. Some of Black's successful films include High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), The Holiday (2006), Nacho Libre (2006), Tropic Thunder (2008), and Bernie (2011). He has since starred in Goosebumps (2016), its sequel ()
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Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, musician, and songwriter. Black is known for his roles in the films High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), Orange County (2002), School of Rock (2003), Envy (2004), Gulliver's Travels (2010), Bernie (2011) and The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018), in addition to his role in the Jumanji franchise. He also voices the giant panda named Po from DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda films. He gained Golden Globe nominations for his work in School of Rock and Bernie, and he was given a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2018.Black is also the lead vocalist of the Grammy Award–winning comedy rock duo Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with long time friend, Kyle Gass. They have released multiple studio albums including their self titled debut Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny, Rize of the Fenix, and Post-Apocalypto, in addition to their television series Tenacious D (1997–2000) and film Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006). Since 2018, Black has maintained a YouTube channel called Jablinski Games.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Jack Black

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame MTV Comedic Genius Award
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Movies with Jack Black as Actor(115)

as Po (voice)2024 Kung Fu Panda 4
as Claptrap (voice)2024 Borderlands
as (Special Appearance)2023 Free LSD
as Bowser (voice)2023 The Super Mario Bros. Movie
as Wolfman Jack2022 Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
as Grown Up Stan (voice)2022 Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
as Self (archive footage)2022 How Did We Get Here?
as himself2020 Loving Neverland
as Self - Game Master2020 Celebrity Escape Room
as Professor Sheldon 'Shelly' Oberon2019 Jumanji: The Next Level
as Sheriff2018 The Unexpected Race
as Jack Black / Jables / JB (voice), various (voices)2018 Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto
as himself2018 The Insufferable Groo
as Jonathan Barnavelt2018 The House with a Clock in Its Walls
as R. L. Stine (uncredited)2018 Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
as Professor Sheldon 'Shelly' Oberon2017 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
as Jan Lewan2017 The Polka King
as Reader - Declaration of Independence2017 The Words That Built America
as Po (voice)2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
as R.L. Stine2015 Goosebumps
as Dan Landsman2015 The D Train
as himself2014 The Concert for Valor
as himself2014 Heaven Adores You
as Self - Actor2014 21 Years: Richard Linklater
as himself2014 Harmontown
as YouPorn Owner2014 Sex Tape
as Dethklok's Original Manager / Fat Fan (voice)2013 Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem
as JB2012 The Roadie
as himself2012 Pretty Sweet
as Bernie Tiede2012 Bernie
as MCA (B-Boys 2)2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited
as Jack Black (uncredited)2011 The Muppets
as Po (voice)2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
as Self (archive footage)2011 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
as Brad Harris2011 The Big Year
as Aspartamay2010 iStart a Fan War
as Po (voice)2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday
as Lemuel Gulliver2010 Gulliver's Travels
as Zed2009 Year One
as Jerry2008 Be Kind Rewind
as Jesus Christ2008 Prop 8: The Musical
as Jeff Portnoy2008 Tropic Thunder
as Po (voice)2008 Kung Fu Panda
as Malcolm2007 Margot at the Wedding
as Paul McCartney2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
as Miles Dumont2006 The Holiday
as Nacho2006 Nacho Libre
as Carl Denham2005 King Kong
as George Washington2005 Awesometown
as Lenny (voice)2005 Club Oscar
as himself2005 Earth to America
as Nick Vanderpark2004 Envy
as Lenny (voice)2004 Shark Tale
as Mental Patient (uncredited)2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner
as Dewey Finn2003 School of Rock
as Lewis (voice)2002 The Lewis Lectures
as Zeke (voice)2002 Ice Age
as Lead Chimney Sweep2002 Run Ronnie Run
as Lance Brumder2002 Orange County
as Hal2001 Shallow Hal
as himself2001 Being 'Shallow Hal'
as J.D. McNugent2001 Saving Silverman
as Barry Judd2000 High Fidelity
as Georgie1999 Jesus' Son
as Sid1999 Cradle Will Rock
as Fiedler1998 Enemy of the State
as Jerry1998 Johnny Skidmarks
as Devlin1998 Bongwater
as Ian Lamont1997 The Jackal
as Rick1996 The Cable Guy
as Steve1996 Crossworlds
as Broadcast Technician1996 The Fan
as Tenacious D1996 Bio-Dome
as Billy Glenn Norris1996 Mars Attacks!
as DJ at Party1995 Bye Bye Love
as Craig Poncelet1995 Dead Man Walking
as Pilot1995 Waterworld
as Marty Prago1994 The Innocent
as Private1994 Blind Justice
as Augie1993 Airborne
as Wasteland Scrap1993 Demolition Man
as Roger Davis1992 Bob Roberts

TV Shows/Series with Jack Black as Actor(86)

as Computerman2023 Time Belt
as Joseph Stalin2023 History of the World, Part II
as Brad Gunter (voice)2022 Big Nate
as himself2020 Cup of Joe
as Captain Bombardier2019 The Mandalorian
as himself2019 JablinskiGames
as Self - Special Guest2018 The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale
as Self - Judge2017 The Gong Show
as Ludwig van Beethoven2016 Great Minds with Dan Harmon
as Jamison Friend2015 Documentary Now!
as Alex Talbot2015 The Brink
as Dan Ringley2015 Another Period
as himself2015 Hot Ones
as himself2014 Welcome to Sweden
as Self - Presenter2013 Radio Disney Music Awards
as William Mulholland2013 Drunk History
as Vincenzo Peruggia2013 Drunk History
as Elvis Presley2013 Drunk History
as Lithdor (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as himself2012 The Eric Andre Show
as himself2012 Good Mythical Morning
as himself2011 Brain Games
as himself2010 Conan
as himself2009 The Jay Leno Show
as Buddy2009 Community
as The Mayor2008 Water And Power
as Self / Cop / Story Wizard2007
as Aspartamay2007 iCarly
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Dan Harmon2006 Exposure
as Sam2005 The Office
as himself2005 Infinite Challenge
as The Elegant Hunter2004 Laser Fart
as Self - Host2004 Channel 101
as himself2003 Celebrities Uncensored
as Computerman2003 Computerman
as Self - Emmys segment2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
2002 Icons
as himself2002 HypaSpace
as Pusher / Larry Hardcore (voice)2002 Clone High
as himself2002 American Idol
as Dr. Isaac Hershberg1998 Will & Grace
as Jack 'JB' Black1997 Tenacious D
as himself1997 The View
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Man1995 Pride & Joy
as Monte1994 Touched by an Angel
1994 Monty
as Bart 'Zero' Liquori1993 The X-Files
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Cab Driver1992 The Golden Palace
as Skinhead1989 Life Goes On
as Milo (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as himself1988 This Morning
as Himself - Host1987 Kids' Choice Awards
as Himself - Host1984 MTV Video Music Awards
as Self - Musical Guest (Tenacious D)1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Jack Black as Crew(23)

Production/Associate Producer2023 Gianna
Production/Producer2023 Stepdude
Production/Producer2021 Happily
Sound/Songs2020 The Croods: A New Age
Production/Executive Producer2020 Celebrity Escape Room
Directing/Director2018 Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto
Production/Producer2018 Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto
Production/Executive Producer2018 Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto
Production/Producer2015 The D Train
Writing/Writer2012 The Roadie
Production/Executive Producer2010 Gulliver's Travels
Production/Producer2007 Year of the Dog
Production/Producer2007 The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny'
Production/Producer2006 Nacho Libre
Production/Producer2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Sound/Music2006 Tenacious D: Time Fixers
Production/Executive Producer2003 60 Spins Around the Sun
Writing/Lyricist2001 Tenacious D: Fuck Her Gently

TV Shows/Series with Jack Black as Crew(6)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight
Crew/Creator2019 JablinskiGames
Production/Executive Producer2013 Ghost Ghirls
Production/Producer1997 Tenacious D
Creator/Creator1997 Tenacious D

Additional Information

Full Name: Thomas Jacob Jack Black
Born: Thursday, 08/28 1969 (August) in Santa Monica, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 54 years + 105 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles, Poseidon School, Crossroads School
Member of: Tenacious D
Spouses (current/former): Tanya Haden
Children: Samuel Black, Thomas Black
Mother: Judith Love Cohen
Other names for Jack Black (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Thomas Jacob Black"
"Τόμας Τζέικομπ "Τζακ" Μπλακ"
"Τόμας Τζέικομπ Μπλακ"
"Τζακ Μπλακ"
"잭 블랙"
"Джек Блек"
Jack Black frequently works together with these people:
Dan Harmon (69x, Crew)
Ben Stiller (48x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (40x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (39x, Actress)
Bill Hader (35x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (30x, Actor)
Kyle Gass (30x, Actor)
Bob Odenkirk (29x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (27x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (26x, Actor)
Ryan Ridley (26x, Actor)
Justin Roiland (24x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:91, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/08/2023