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Jack Black

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Jack Black

American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1969.

Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (7%), (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Owen Wilson, The Big Year, Steve Martin

Linked to: Foo Fighters, Crossroads School, Hebrew school, Poseidon School

 

Timeline


 

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Jack Black was born in 1969 add something


1986

Kyle Gass - Gass soon graduated from UCLA. In 1986, a 16-year-old Jack Black was one of the new recruits in the Actor's Gang, and the two were introduced


1990

Will Ferrell - He is considered a member of the "Frat Pack", a generation of leading Hollywood comic actors who emerged in the late 1990s and the 2000s, including Jack Black, Ben_Stiller, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, and brothers Owen and Luke Wilson


1991

He began his career in 1991 when he formed the satirical rock group Tenacious D with friend and fellow groupmate Kyle Gass add something


2000

In 2000 Jack Black provided backing vocals to The Vandals song "Fourteen" which appears on their album "Look What I Almost Stepped In.. add something

 

In 2000, Black appeared in "High Fidelity" as a wild employee in John Cusack's record store, a role Black considers his breakout add something

 

Ben Stiller - In May 2000, Stiller married Christine Taylor, whom he met while filming a never-broadcast television pilot for the Fox Broadcasting network called "Heat Vision and Jack", which starred Jack Black


2001

Gwyneth Paltrow - Also in 2001, she starred with Jack Black in the comedy Shallow Hal, where she had to wear a specially designed 25 pound fatsuit and heavy make-up.

 

Ellis Paul - In November 2001, Paul was again successful in having a song in a movie when "Sweet Mistakes" was featured in "Shallow Hal" starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Jack Black


2002

Colin Hanks - In 2002, he starred in his first film as Shaun Brumder in "Orange County", alongside Jack Black and Schuyler Fisk

 

Schuyler Fisk - She is perhaps most well known for her supporting role in the 2002 teen comedy, "Orange County", starring opposite Colin Hanks and Jack Black

 

Orange County (film) - "'Orange County"' is a 2002 American comedy film starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black


2003

Vmas - A year later, at the 2003 VMAs, this was parodied by presenters Fred Durst and Jack Black, with Durst stating that Black was the "funniest man alive

 

Shifting Baselines - Since its creation, it has produced many environmental media campaigns, most notably a 2003 campaign and public service announcement, titled "The Ocean Symphony PSA", which starred such Hollywood actors/celebrities as Jack Black, Henry_Winkler, Tom Arnold, and Madeleine Stowe, among many others

 

School of Rock - "'School of Rock"' is a 2003 American musical comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black


2004

Rachel Weisz - In 2004, Weisz appeared in the comedy "Envy", opposite Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Christopher Walken

 

Green Lantern (film) - Warner Bros. considered the property as an action comedy; by 2004, Robert Smigel had completed a script which was set to star Jack Black in the lead role


2005

Black proposed marriage around Christmas 2005 add something

 

Silver King (wrestler) - In 2005, González was picked to be the villain opposite Jack Black's character in the Paramount Pictures Production "Nacho Libre"

 

Colin Hanks - In 2005, he appeared in the remake of "King Kong", playing the assistant to Jack Black's character

 

Carl Denham - In his review of the 2005 remake, film critic Roger Ebert remarked that Armstrong's performance was reminiscent of filmmaker Cecil B. de Mille, while Jack Black was reminiscent of Orson Welles

 

Kung Fu Panda - In September 2005, DreamWorks Animation announced the film alongside Jack Black, who was selected to be the main voice star

 

Kung Fu Panda - In November 2005, DreamWorks Animation announced that Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu and Ian McShane would join Jack Black in the cast


 

Black has hosted the "Nickelodeon Kids Choice awards" in 2006, 2008 and 2011 add something

 

In January 2006, Black became engaged to Tanya Haden add something

 

They married on March 14, 2006, in Big Sur, California add something

 

Their son, Samuel Jason "Sammy" Black, was born on June 10, 2006, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles add something

 

He appeared on the MTV video music awards on August 31, 2006 add something

 

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - In 2006, Jack Black hosted the show to promote "Nacho Libre" again in 2008 to tie in with "Kung Fu Panda" its sequel in 2011

 

Fray Tormenta - In 2006, American film maker Jared Hess made another film loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta called "Nacho Libre", starring Jack Black

 

Sarah Parish - She starred alongside Debra Messing in the movie "The Wedding Date", had a small role in "The Holiday" with Jude Law, Cameron Diaz, Jack Black and Kate Winslet, and appeared as the Empress of the Racnoss in the Christmas 2006 "Doctor Who" episode "The Runaway Bride"

 

Nacho Libre - In November 2006, Jack Black revealed that a sequel was a possibility: "I sure hope so, I love working with Jared


2007

Tenacious D helped the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation to raise awareness and funds in San Diego on June 16, 2007 add something

 

In addition to "Kung Fu Panda", Black has voice acted on other occasions, including "Husbands and Knives" from "The Simpsons", which aired November 18, 2007, portraying the friendly owner of the rival comic book store Milo add something

 

Scott Rudin - In 2007, Rudin produced "Margot at the Wedding", a tragicomedy about a dysfunctional family starring Nicole Kidman, Jack Black and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited"


 

On December 14, he hosted the 2008 Spike Video Game awards add something

 

On May 23, 2008, Black and his wife had their second son, Thomas David Black add something

 

School of Rock - In 2008, Jack Black revealed that a sequel was being considered

 

Tom Cruise - In 2008, Cruise appeared in the hit comedy Tropic Thunder with Ben Stiller and Jack Black.

 

Dustin Hoffman - In 2008, although he was reluctant to perform in an animated film, Hoffman had a prominent role as Shifu in the acclaimed film Kung Fu Panda, which was praised in part for his comedic chemistry with Jack Black and his character's poignantly complex relationship with the story's villain.

 

Frat Pack - In a 2008 interview with Moviefone's "Unscripted", Jack Black jokingly initiated Robert Downey, Jr. into the Frat Pack, due to his starring role in "Tropic Thunder" with Black and Ben Stiller

 

Mia Farrow - " In 2008, in director Michel Gondry's "Be Kind Rewind", she appeared opposite Jack Black, Mos_Def and Danny Glover

 

Be Kind Rewind - "'Be Kind Rewind"' is a 2008 comedy-drama film from New Line Cinema, written and directed by Michel Gondry and starring Jack Black, Mos_Def, Melonie Diaz, Danny Glover and Mia Farrow

 

Clark Duke - In February 2008, he starred in a short film entitled "Drunk History, Volume 2" with Jack Black, which can be found on YouTube


 

In 2009, at the Spike Video Game awards, he earned the Best Voice award for the voice of Eddie Riggs in "Brütal Legend" add something

 

On September 13, 2009 before nominees for best rock video at MTV Video Music awards Black led the audience in a Satanic prayer in which he told the audience to throw up their horns add something

 

Bill Hader - Hader makes a small appearance in the 2009 film "Year One" with Jack Black and Michael Cera

 

Michael Cera - He starred alongside Jack Black in the 2009 comedy "Year One"

 

Matt Willig - In 2009 he had a supporting role as a brutish caveman tormenting Jack Black and Michael Cera in the motion picture "Year One"


2010

In October 2010, Tenacious D appeared at BlizzCon 2010, a convention hosted by the game designers, Blizzard Entertainment add something

 

Daniel H. Wilson - In October 2010, "How to Survive A Robot Uprising" was re-optioned by Steve Pink and actor Jack Black


2011

His next film, "The Big Year", a competitive birdwatching comedy co-starring Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and JoBeth Williams, was released in October 2011 add something

 

Steve Martin - He appeared with Jack Black, Owen_Wilson, and JoBeth Williams in the birdwatching comedy "The Big Year", in 2011

 

Jim Parsons - In 2011, Parsons appeared with Jack Black, Owen_Wilson, Steve Martin, and Rashida Jones in the comedy film "The Big Year"

 

The Big Year - "'The Big Year"' is a 2011 comedy film directed by David Frankel, written by Howard Franklin and starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson

 

Casey Abrams - On May 25, 2011, Abrams sang "Fat Bottomed Girls" with Jack Black on the "American Idol" finale

 

David Frankel - His birdwatching comedy, "The Big Year", starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, JoBeth Williams, and Jack Black, was released in October 2011

 

JoBeth Williams - In October 2011, she appeared with Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, Rashida Jones, and Jack Black in the birdwatching comedy "The Big Year", for Twentieth Century Fox.


2012

In 2012, Black starred in Linklater's black comedy "Bernie" as real-life murderer Bernie Tiede, a funeral director in a small East Texas town, who befriends and eventually murders a rich widow, played by Shirley MacLaine add something

 

In 2012, Jack Black joined up with other celebrities to record "Book People Unite", a song sponsored by the Library of Congress, and RIF. add something

 

Charlie Kaufman - In July 2012, Jack Black, who was to star in the film, revealed in an interview that funding for the project had fallen through, as the studio was unsure about its chances for success after the financial failure of Kaufman's last directorial effort


2013

The King of Comedy (1983 film) - Sandra Bernhard, who plays Masha in the film, indicated in a 2013 interview that Jack Black was interested by a remake, however she dismissed the idea, saying it was "too late" to do it

 

The Big Year - "'The Big Year"' is a 2013 comedy film starring Jack Black, Owen_Wilson and Steve Martin

 

Goosebumps (film) - In September 2013, it was reported that Jack Black was in talks to "play a Stine-like author whose scary characters literally leap off the page, forcing him to hide from his own creepy creations


2014

Happy (Pharrell Williams song) - The music video, featuring Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet, Kristen Schaal, Jack Black, and Yankovic dressed in tacky clothes and dancing purposely poorly while lip-synching to the song, was released online on July 14, 2014


2015

In 2015, Black visited Kampala in Uganda, Africa as part of Comic Relief USA's Red Nose Day. He notably met a twelve year old boy there and was moved by his story add something

 

Goosebumps (film) - Presented by Jack Black on stage "Goosebumps" had its world premiere screening on June 24, 2015, at the CineEurope film distributors' trade fair in Barcelona, Spain


2016

In June 2016, a message on Tenacious D's Twitter page falsely stated that Black had died, which was later confirmed to be untrue and blamed by the band on a hacker add something


2017

Black has expressed criticism of the presidency of Donald Trump, and on January 20, 2017, the date of Trump's inauguration, Black performed the Tenacious D song "The Government Totally Sucks" with bandmate Kyle Gass add something


2018

In 2018, Black appeared in the music video for Gorillaz song Humility add something

 

On December 21, 2018, Black created a $YouTube channel, "Jablinski Games", which currently has over 3 million subscribers and 22 million views add something

 

John Callahan (cartoonist) - A biographical movie, "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot" starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jack Black and Jonah Hill and directed by Gus van Sant, was released in 2018

 

Goosebumps (film) - Production will begin on February 25, 2018, Plot details revealed are Jack Black is confirmed to return as voice of Slappy