Jack Black

Jack Black

 

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Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. He is known for his roles in High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), The Holiday (2006), Nacho Libre (2006), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Tropic Thunder (2008), Gulliver's Travels (2010), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Bernie (2011), Goosebumps (2015), and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). He has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.

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Tropic Thunder
 
Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American satirical action comedy film co-written, produced, directed by, and starring Ben Stiller.
The Muppets
 
The Muppets is a 2011 American musical comedy film and the seventh theatrical film featuring the Muppets.
 
Tenacious D
 
Kung Fu Panda 3
 
Kung Fu Panda 3 is a 2016 3D American-Chinese computer-animated action comedy martial arts film, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

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Popular Albums1

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Musical Groups1

Films53

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

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TV Shows40

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Book References & Influences1

Video Game References11

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Other Music-Related Relationships9

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Jack Black's A Cappella Version Of Prince's 'When Doves Cry' Is ... Something
  –  March 31, 2017
Actor and singer Jack Black interrupted a performance with his band Tenacious D to break into an a cappella version of Prince's "When Doves Cry." The moment came while the band was playing the song "Double Team" during the German music festival Rock Am Ring.
Fred Armisen, Jack Black, Henry Rollins Star in New Ty Segall Video
  –  April 24, 2017
The latest music video from California-based musician Ty Segall is ... You’ll also notice cameos from actor Jack Black and punk legend Henry Rollins. To top it all off the video closes with a Scanners-esque head explosion. Ty Segall’s self-titled ...
Jack Black & Fred Armisen Star in Ty Segall’s Wild “Break a Guitar”
  –  April 25, 2017
It also happens to co-star Jack Black, SNL and Portlandia alum Fred Armisen and living ... Watch him play a set of new material for Seattle radio station KEXP below. In other music news, Kendrick Lamar has attained his first-ever solo number one with ...
Fred Armisen, Jack Black, Henry Rollins Star in New Ty Segall Video
  –  April 24, 2017
The latest music video from California-based musician Ty Segall is ... You’ll also notice cameos from actor Jack Black and punk legend Henry Rollins. To top it all off the video closes with a Scanners-esque head explosion. Ty Segall’s self-titled ...
Nick Jonas wins Radio Disney Hero Award
  –  April 30, 2017
Pretty awesome, right? The award was presented to him by good friend, Jack Black. Not just children suffer from this disease, Anyone can suffer from it. “Type 1 diabetes is not a lifestyle disease; it is not a kids’ disease either.” -Beyond Type 1 ...
What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, And HBO: April 2017’s Top Shows And Movies
  –  April 30, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter released the celebrity guest lineup today, including the likes of Zach Galifianakis, Alison Brie, Andy Samberg, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale, Dana Carvey, Will Forte, Jack Black and Anthony Anderson but what really has everyone ...
R.L. Stine speaks at Norton Auditorium
  –  April 30, 2017
Stine also mentioned the 2015 “Goosebumps” film and asked how many people thought they were going to meet Jack Black that evening (Black played him in the film). He said he was not sure who should play him in the film. His son suggested Morgan Freeman ...
The Host of ABC’s ‘The Gong Show’ Reboot Looks Terrifyingly Familiar
  –  April 30, 2017
The original show had a constantly rotating cast of judges, and that formula will remain in the reboot, with guests like Will Forte, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie, Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Jack Black, Andy Samberg, Joel Mchale, Anthony Anderson and ...
The Best Music Videos To Watch When You’re High
  –  April 30, 2017
You’ll be definitely blown away by these fascinating images from Kurt Cobain’s mind. Jack Black serves a “pot” of coffee on the same flight the Foo Fighters have just boarded. Everyone eventually loses control, turning the scene into a strange and ...
Hey, check out Sammy Kay in Rochester
  –  April 30, 2017
a R&B singer and accomplished stage veteran from such shows as Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married" and "Behind Closed Doors," and a version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" alongside Jack Black and Ben Vereen. The special "Aliquippa Night" performance of ...
15 Movies to Get You Over Even the Nastiest Breakup
  –  April 29, 2017
The main bullshit part is that Cameron Diaz gets Jude Law, but then Kate Winslet gets JACK BLACK!? I mean, Jack Black is super great, and even kinda cute, but it's just annoying that a woman as gorgeous as Kate Winslet can be paired with a dude who is ...
Peter Jackson's 'King Kong' Announced for Ultra HD Blu-ray
  –  April 29, 2017
The 2005 blockbuster starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, and Adrien Brody is headed for the 4K format this summer. In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is working on 'King Kong: Ultimate Edition' for Blu-ray on July 11. A movie crew ...
ABC's 'Gong Show' Reboot Taps Tommy Maitland or Presumably Mike Myers in Disguise to Host
  –  April 29, 2017
Other celebrity judges rotating on the reboot include Zach Galifianakis, Alison Brie, Andy Samberg, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale, Dana Carvey, Will Forte, Jack Black and Anthony Anderson. Created and hosted by Chuck Barris, the original "The Gong Show" was ...
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks of All Time
  –  April 29, 2017
The movie also includes a performance by co-star Jack Black that just helps sell the entire compilation. In 2001, the Coen Brothers were already a household name thanks to FARGO and THE BIG LEBOWSKI, but their unique take on the legendary The Odyssey ...
Mike Myers Is Not So Secretly Hosting ‘The Gong Show’ Remake as a Fake British Comedian
  –  April 28, 2017
In addition to Mike Myers hosting the show in disguise, the rotating panel of celebrity judges already includes Zach Galifianakis, Alison Brie, Andy Samberg, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale, Dana Carvey, Will Forte, Jack Black, Anthony Anderson and more.
Mike Myers Goes Full Andy Kaufman to Host ‘The Gong Show’ Remake as Tommy Maitland
  –  April 28, 2017
When the variety show debuts on ABC this June 22nd, the rotating celebrity judge roster will include such famous faces as Zach Galifianakis, Alison Brie, Andy Samberg, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale, Dana Carvey, Will Forte, Jack Black and Anthony Anderson.
ABC's 'Gong Show' Reboot Taps One Very Interesting Host (Exclusive)
  –  April 28, 2017
In addition to Arnett, who will turn up in multiple episodes, Zach Galifianakis, Alison Brie, Andy Samberg, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale, Dana Carvey, Will Forte, Jack Black and Anthony Anderson are among the others. Each is expected to praise, critique ...
The Power of One
  –  April 28, 2017
Manfred Baumann maintains a career that exemplifies photographic success with a knack for balance: one day he’s photographing celebrities like Jack Black, Natalie Portman, Lionel Richie, John Malkovich, or Angelina Jolie; the next day he’s working with ...
Mike Myers To Host “Gong Show” In Character
  –  April 28, 2017
Arnett, Zach Galafianakis, Alison Brie, Andy Samberg, Elizabeth Banks, Joel McHale, Dana Carvey, Will Forte, Jack Black and Anthony Anderson will be among special celebrity guest judges on the revival which begins June 22nd. The news comes as Myers has ...
George Clooney meets the Muppets and drops into classic movie chases in fun advert
  –  April 28, 2017
Watch a making-of video for the commercial below: Clooney's previous adverts for the coffee company have seen him star alongside the likes of Ian McShane and Jack Black. Want up-to-the-minute entertainment news and features? Just hit 'Like' on our Digital ...
King Kong Ultimate Edition 4K Blu-ray
  –  April 28, 2017
Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release a 4K Blu-ray Ultimate Edition of Peter Jackson's film King Kong (2005), starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, and Colin Hanks. The three-disc set will be available for purchase ...
Three Commercially Unsuccessful Movies Based On Great Books
  –  April 27, 2017
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is one of the greatest novels of all time and is still enjoyed by avid book readers all over the world, but the 2010 film starring Jack Black is one of the worst movies of this century. Below we have looked at three ...
Best Body Scrubs for Softer, Glowing Skin
  –  April 26, 2017
Turbo Body Bar Scrubbing Soap, Jack Black ($15). getjackblack.com Though this brand is targeted towards men, the scrubbing soap is an excellent choice for women looking for an exfoliating option that’s gentle enough to incorporate into their daily beauty ...
Jack Black & Fred Armisen Star in Ty Segall’s Wild “Break a Guitar”
  –  April 25, 2017
We have come to expect a certain amount of bizarro-weirdness from Ty Segall, indie’s reigning garage-rock god and all-around oddity. But his new video “Break a Guitar” is pretty absurd even by his high standards. It also happens to co-star Jack Black ...
Will Smith, Who Has Never Had a Movie at Cannes, Is on the Cannes Jury
  –  April 25, 2017
The closest Smith has come to the Croisette was in 2004, when he, Angelina Jolie, and Jack Black rode a 14-foot inflatable shark through the waters of the Mediterranean to promote DreamWorks’ Animation’s forthcoming Shark Tale. (The movie premiered ...
Ty Segall Shares “Break a Guitar” Video Feat. Fred Armisen, Jack Black, and Henry Rollins
  –  April 24, 2017
You can always count on Ty Segall for finding the fun in guitar thrashing. Today, Segall shared the video for "Break a Guitar," the lead single from his second self-titled album that dropped in January. It's another chord ripping trip into Segall's ...
Fred Armisen, Jack Black, Henry Rollins Star in New Ty Segall Video
  –  April 24, 2017
The latest music video from California-based musician Ty Segall is star-studded affair. “Break A Guitar” begins with a shot of Fred Armisen literally breaking a guitar with a Karate Kid-inspired crane kick. You’ll also notice cameos from actor Jack ...
WATCH: Ty Segall Gets Fred Armisen, Jack Black and more for “Break a Guitar” official video
  –  April 24, 2017
Ty Segall has enlisted the help of some famous friends for his new “Break a Guitar” video, with perpetual funny men Fred Armisen and Jack Black joining the psychedelic rocker for his romp into some trippy video fun. Check it out below. It was directed ...
Lip Balm Quick Reviews: Clarins, Jack Black, Nuxe, Tarte, Tatcha, First Aid Beauty
  –  April 22, 2017
For reference, I test lip balms over months, not weeks or months, as I like to test them under a variety of conditions. My lips are usually what I’d say are “normal,” where they’re not dry, chapped, or cracked, and don’t feel like I need to wear ...
Celebrate Record Store Day and 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper all at once on Saturday
  –  April 22, 2017
John Cusack and Jack Black were brilliant as two self-professed music loving record store geek owner and employee of Championship Vinyl in Chicago. While a number of records pressed specifically for Record Store Day are only distributed to shops participat ...
Penn Jillette talks show success, Jack Black wants own Vegas gig!
  –  April 20, 2017
Penn Jillette stops by to talk about his show's long running success and his hit TV show, "Fool Us". Meantime Jack Black has a shout-out for Penn and Teller as he wants his own Vegas gig. Police said the person responsible for two random stabbings, one of ...
The Story Behind Bongwater: Portland's Lost Stoner Comedy Starring Luke Wilson, Jack Black and Brittany Murphy
  –  April 19, 2017
Bongwater never had much of a chance. Adapted from Portland author Michael Hornburg's widely panned grunge novel of the same name, the film follows a peevish painter-slash-pot dealer and his manic pixie ex-girlfriend through a series of loosely connected ...

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