Ten fun facts about Jack Black

Fact 1
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.

Fact 2
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.

Fact 3
Black guest-starred on The Office along with Cloris Leachman, and Jessica Alba in a movie within the show.

Fact 4
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.

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is an American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician.