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Jack Black in full, Thomas Jacob Black is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for roles in family and comedy films, in addition to his voice work in animated films.

His accolades include an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, and nominations for three Golden Globe Awards.

Black is the lead vocalist of the band Tenacious D which he formed in 1994 with long-time friend Kyle Gass.

They won the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for “The Last in Line” in 2015. Since 2018, Black has operated a YouTube channel called Jablinski Games.

Early Life

Jack Black’s real name is Thomas Jacob Black, and he was born on August 28th of 1969. Black was raised by a Jewish family in Santa Monica, California, and both of his parents were satellite engineers.

His mother worked on the Hubble Space telescope and wrote various published works. At age ten, Black’s parents divorced, and he went to live with his father in Culver City.

During high school, Black struggled. At the age of 14, he started using cocaine and hanging out with the wrong crowd.

He later stated that he wanted to leave high school because certain people want to “kill him.” He eventually attended the Poseiden School, which was an institution for children who were not functioning well in the traditional school system.

Later, Jack Black moved to the Crossroads school where he studied drama. After graduating from high school, Jack Black attended UCLA briefly before dropping out to pursue a career in acting.

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