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Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. His mother is of Russian Jewish descent and his father is of German, English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member of Tim ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Goosebumps (completed)
R.L. Stine
 2015 Documentary Now! (TV Series)
Jamison Friend
- DRONEZ: The Hunt for El Chingon (2015) ... Jamison Friend
 2013-2015 Drunk History (TV Series)
Bomber Pilot / Orson Welles / Elvis Presley
- Seattle's Unsung Heroes (2015) ... Bomber Pilot (rumored)
- Hollywood (2014) ... Orson Welles
 2015 Another Period (TV Series)
Dan Ringley
- Pageant (2015) ... Dan Ringley
 2015 Welcome to Sweden (TV Series)
Jack Black
- Swedish Bachelor Party/Svensexa (2015) ... Jack Black
 2015 Workaholics (TV Series)
Pritchard
- Gramps DeMamp Is Dead (2015) ... Pritchard
 2015 The D Train
Dan Landsman
 2014 Die Antwoord: Ugly Boy (Short)
Mafioso-Type With an Eye Scar
 2014 Sex Tape
Owner of YouPorn (uncredited)
 2014 Broken Age (Video Game)
Harm'ny Lightbeard (voice)
 2013 Ghost Ghirls (TV Series)
Montgomery
- Spirits of '76: Part 2 (2013) ... Montgomery
- Spirits of '76: Part 1 (2013) ... Montgomery
 2012 OFF! - Wrong with Jack Black (Short)
Gang Leader
 2012 The Roadie (Short)
JB
 2011 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters (Video short)
Po (voice)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Po (voice)
 2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday (TV Short)
Po (voice)
 2010 iCarly (TV Series)
Aspartamay
 2010 Community (TV Series)
Buddy
 2009 Brütal Legend (Video Game)
Eddie Riggs (voice)
 2009 Year One
Zed
 2009 The Office (TV Series)
Sam
- Stress Relief (2009) ... Sam
 2009 Water and Power (TV Series short)
The Mayor
- Ryan Leaves for Israel (2009) ... The Mayor
 2008 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (Video short)
Po (voice)
 2008 ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin (TV Series)
Pirate Commercial parody
- America the Spoiled (2008) ... Pirate Commercial parody
 2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (Video short)
Jeff Portnoy (uncredited)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda
Po (voice)
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Milo
- Husbands and Knives (2007) ... Milo (voice)
 2007 Exposure (TV Series short)
Dan Harmon
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Dan Harmon
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Dan Harmon
 2007 The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show (TV Series)
Jables
- Break Up (2007) ... Jables
 2006 Tenacious D: Time Fixers (Short)
JB
 2005 Awesometown (TV Short)
George Washington
 2004 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
Trapper JB
- Bear Traps (2004) ... Trapper JB (voice)
 2004 Shark Tale
Lenny (voice)
 2003-2004 Computerman (TV Series short)
Computerman
- Episode #2.1 (2004) ... Computerman
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Computerman
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Computerman
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Computerman
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Computerman
 2003-2004 Time Belt (TV Series short)
Computerman
 2003 Player$ (TV Series)
Tenacious D
 2003 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Dr. Isaac Hershberg
- Nice in White Satin (2003) ... Dr. Isaac Hershberg (uncredited)
 2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner
Mental Patient (uncredited)
 2002 Clone High (TV Series)
Pusher / Larry Hardcore
- Raisin the Stakes: A Rock Opera in Three Acts (2002) ... Pusher / Larry Hardcore (voice)
 2002 Lord of the Piercing (TV Short)
Jack the Elf
 2002 Ice Age
Zeke (voice)
 2002 Run Ronnie Run
Lead Chimney Sweep
 2002 The Andy Dick Show (TV Series)
J.D
- Flipped (2002) ... J.D
 2002 The Lewis Lectures (TV Movie)
Lewis (voice)
 2001 Shallow Hal
Hal
 2001 Frank's Book (Short)
Performance Hipster
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short)
Jack
 1999 The Love Letter
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Sid
 1998 Bongwater
Devlin
 1998 Johnny Skidmarks
Jerry
 1995-1996 Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series)
Gay Guy / Moviegoer / Jeepers Creepers / ...
- The Velveteen Touch of a Dandy Fop (1996) ... Gay Guy / Moviegoer
- The Biggest Failure in Broadway History (1996) ... Jeepers Creepers
- Who Let You In? (1995) ... Expert
- What to Think (1995) ... God / Farmer / Satan (voice)
 1996 The Fan
Broadcast Technician
 1995-1996 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Curtis Williams
- Snow Exit (1996) ... Curtis Williams
 1996 Crossworlds (Video)
Steve
 1995 Dead Man Walking
Craig Poncelet
 1995 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Randy
- Sister (1995) ... Randy
 1995 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Monte
- Angels on the Air (1995) ... Monte
 1995 The X-Files (TV Series)
Bart 'Zero' Liquori
 1995 Waterworld
Pilot
 1995 Pride & Joy (TV Series)
Man
- Brenda's Secret (1995) ... Man
 1995 Bye Bye Love
DJ at Party
 1995 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Tommy
- A Night at the Oprah (1995) ... Tommy
 1994 The Innocent (TV Movie)
Marty Prago
 1994 Blind Justice (TV Movie)
Private
 1994 Monty (TV Series)
Doug
- Eggheads (1994) ... Doug
 1993 Demolition Man
Wasteland Scrap
 1993 Airborne
Augie
 1993 Marked for Murder (TV Movie)
Car Thief
 1993 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Skinhead
- Incident on Main (1993) ... Skinhead
 1992 Great Scott! (TV Series)
Ray
- Pyrrhic Lyric (1992) ... Ray
 1992 Bob Roberts
Roger Davis
 1991 Our Shining Moment (TV Movie)
Teenage Boy
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (as Tenacious D), "Tenacious D," Epic/SME Records EK 86234, 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

17 Interviews | 10 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Tenacious D

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on co- starring with Gwyneth Paltrow for the first time in Shallow Hal (2001)] You know, I WAS a little afraid that she would fall head-over-heels in love with me, like she did [when co-starring] with Brad Pitt in Se7en (1995). See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of Hal Jordan / Green Lantern in an un-produced script by Robert Smigel. The idea was ultimately scrapped by Warner Brothers for a less comedic script. See more »

Trademark:

Starts speaking in a slow, quiet tempo and begins to sing in a faster louder cadence. See more »

Nickname:

Jables See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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