Ten fun facts about Jack Black
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His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily as bumbling and cocky but internally self-conscious outsiders in comedy films, though he has played some serious roles.
He is best known for his roles in High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, School of Rock, King Kong (2005), Nacho Libre, Tropic Thunder, Bernie and the Kung Fu Panda films.
Black guest-starred on The Office along with Cloris Leachman, and Jessica Alba in a movie within the show.
Along with Kyle Gass, they have released three albums, a self-titled debut, the follow-up, The Pick of Destiny, and Rize of the Fenix.Fact 5
One of their songs “The Metal”, from their album The Pick of Destiny was used in the music video games Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and Brütal Legend.Fact 6
Black is considered a member of the so-called Frat Pack, a loose grouping of comic actors who have appeared together in various Hollywood films.Fact 7
He has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.Fact 8
He is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass.Fact 9
Black first began acting in a television commercial at age 13 for the video game Pitfall!Fact 10
In a rare move, he starred in a dramatic role as the obsessed filmmaker Carl Denham in Peter Jackson's 2005 remake of King Kong, a performance he based on Orson Welles. Go to more people facts ❯
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