His parents Judith (née Cohen) and Thomas William Black. Both were satellite engineers, who worked on the Hubble Space Telescope. Black's mother is Jewish and his father converted to Judaism. On The Tonight Show, he said his surname may have come from the occupational name Blacksmith.
Jack went to Poseidon High School. He also attended the Crossroads School, where he excelled in drama. Black later attended UCLA but dropped out during his sophomore year to pursue a career in the entertainment business, at which point his father discontinued his financial support.
Here is Jack Black when he was younger in the Pitfall commercial in 1982.
I thought this was both talented and funny. It actually sounds good! Kids Choice Awards 2006 on April Fools Day.
Shallow Hal,Orange County,School of Rock,Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy,Envy,King Kong,The Holiday,Nacho Libre,Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny,Tropic Thunder and Year One.
He is in a band Tenacious D, my favorite song is Wonderboy.
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The cartoons he has voices in are great too. Like Ice Age,Shark Tale and Kung Fu Panda are good children movies that adults can enjoy as well.
His movie Gulliver's Travels and Rush: Behind the Lighted Stage came out in 2010.
Movies coming out in 2011 are Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil,The Big Year,The Muppets,Kung Fu Panda 2 and Parker Redding's Big Movie.
This guy keeps busy.