August 28, 1969
54 years old
5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm
111 kg | 245 lbs
10 US | 43.5 EU
Thomas Jacob Black was born in Santa Monica, California, United States, on August 28, 1969, is an American actor.
Young Jack Black first started his career in commercial for Activision video game Pitfall! (1982), at the age of 13.
He began acting during his years at the UCLA, as a member of Tim Robbins's acting troupe "Actors' Gang".
He made his big screen debut in satirical mockumentary film Bob Roberts (1992) in role as Roger Davis.
He got his television debut in family drama movie Our Shining Moment (1991) in role as Teenage boy.
Jack's breakthrough performance came as Barry Judd in romantic comedy drama movie High Fidelity (2000).
How tall is Jack Black and what is his weight? Jack Black's height is 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 167.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 245 іn pоunds or 111 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Jack Black is 54 years old.
Jack Black net worth is around 50 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and won the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for his role as Dewey Finn in music comedy movie School of Rock (2003).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in a Comedy role as Bernie Tiede in black comedy film Bernie (2011).
He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor – Comedy/Romance and was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Barry Judd in romantic comedy drama movie High Fidelity (2000).
He voiced Po in the Kung Fu Panda franchise:
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), for which he was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Animated Movie Voice
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), for which he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Virtual Performance
Kung Fu Panda 4 (2024)
He played Professor Shelly Oberon in fantasy adventure comedy movies:
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), for which he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
He portrayed R.L. Stine in comedy adventure films:
Goosebumps (2015), for which he was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)
He was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Funny Male Star for his role as Motorcyclist in satirical comedy film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004).
He was nominated for theTeen Choice Award for Film - Choice Actor, Comedy for his role as Hal Larson in romantic comedy movie Shallow Hal (2001).
He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Movies - Choice Actor: Comedy for his role as Ignacio / Nacho in sports comedy movie Nacho Libre (2006).
He was nominated for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast for his role as Malcolm in comedy drama movie Margot at the Wedding (2007).
He won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast for his role as Jeff "Fats" Portnoy in action comedy film Tropic Thunder (2008).
He was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Funny Male Star for his role as Nick Vanderpark in dark comedy buddy film Envy (2004).
He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain for his role as Carl Denham in epic monster adventure film King Kong (2005).
He was nominated for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Male Movie Star for his role as Lemuel Gulliver in fantasy adventure movie Gulliver's Travels (2010).
The Cable Guy (1996) black comedy as Rick Legatos
The Holiday (2006) romantic comedy as Miles
Year One (2009) adventure comedy as Zed
The D Train (2015) black comedy as Dan Landsman
The Big Year (2011) comedy as Brad Harris
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) comedy drama as Dexter
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) thriller fantasy as Jonathan Barnavelt
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022) biographical parody as Wolfman Jack
He voiced Bowser in animated fantasy adventure comedy film The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023).
He played various characters in HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995-1996).
He had recurring role as Curtis Williams in drama series Picket Fences (1995-1996).
He created, wrote and starred as JB in HBO series Tenacious D (1997-2000).
He played various characters in Comedy Central educational comedy television series Drunk History (2013-2018).
The Brink (2015) HBO comedy series as Alex Talbot
Home Movie: The Princess Bride (2020) Quibi comedy miniseries as Dread Pirate Roberts
He voiced Po in Netflix animated series Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight (2022).
Attended Poseidon School in Santa Monica, California.
Studied at Crossroads High School for the Arts and Sciences.
Studied at University of California at Los Angeles.
Has German, Northern Irish, Scottish, English, Russian, French, Welsh and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
He is a lead singer and guitarist for the rock comedy band Tenacious D, they have released albums:
Tenacious D (2001)
The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Rize of the Fenix (2012)
Good friends with Tim Robbins and Will Smith.
He won the Spike Video Game Award for Best Performance by a Male for his voice role as Carl Denham in video game Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005).
He voiced The Mote of Light / Helmut Fullbear in video game Psychonauts 2 (2021).
Kung Fu Panda is his favorite role.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6144 Hollywood Boulevard in 2018.
He created a YouTube channel, Jablinski Games in 2018.
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
He dated actress and comedian Laura Kightlinger (1997-2005).
He married actress and artist Tanya Haden in 2006, they have two sons, Samuel Jason "Sammy" and Thomas David.