Thomas Jacob Black (born August 28, 1969), known professionally as Jack Black, is an American actor, comedian, singer, musician, songwriter, and YouTuber. He is known for his roles in films such as High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), Gulliver's Travels (2010), Bernie (2011), Goosebumps (2015), and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). For his work in School of Rock and Bernie, he gained Golden Globe nominations, and was inducted into Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2018.
|Full name at birth||
Thomas Jacob Black
|Claim to fame||
Tenacious D, School of Rock, Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle
|Date of birth||
28 August 1969
|Place of birth||
Hermosa Beach, CA
Actor, Musician, Comedian, Record Producer
5' 7½" (171 cm)
University of California at Los Angeles (dropped out 1989)
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