Jack Black’s biographyJack Black is the Hollywood creator of a new, democratic style in comedy, the most beautiful girl Bethany from Jake Kasdan’s Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle family adventure film. An actor and screenwriter, composer and musician, electric guitarist of the Tenacious D rock band, a charismatic and memorable personality. He became popular after the release of John Cusack's High Fidelity.
Childhood: Hermosa Beach, CaliforniaBorn at the very end of the summer of 1969 in a Californian family of specialists in artificial earth satellites, the boy was named Thomas Jacob. Mother Judith, а Jewish and father Tom, a Scot who had accepted the Jewish faith, gave their son, in addition to his double name, an explosive mixture of genes and upbringing in the Judaism traditions.
Thomas Jacob (abbreviated as Jack), in his own words, grew up quite a brutal child, adoring books about Frankenstein and Dracula, and if any horror film was shown on TV, one could not drag him away from the screen.
Black admitted in his interviews that in childhood he looked like his cartoon character Panda Po (in 2008 Jack voiced the main character in the Kung Fu Panda animation film both externally and internally. As a fourteen-year-old teenager he ended up in The Fall Guy TV picture for an episodic role and then in a commercial for Atari.
Youth: Los Angeles - FranceWhen his father was transferred to work in France the teenager departed with him. If not the love of the play, he would have had all the chances of going to jail, since he often took part in street fights and easily went breaking bad.
Career: Movie roles and School of RockIn the nineties Black often starred in amateur films and small episodic roles. This went on until, on Cusack’s recommendation, who had got the lead role, he was invited to shoot in Stephen Frears’s picture. In the High Fidelity Jack met Catherine Zeta-Jones and Iben Hjejle, and was also pleased to meet Tim Robbins again. And, undoubtedly, he graced the comedy melodrama with his musical talent and sparkling humor.
Jack Black’s personal lifeBlack met emancipated Laura Kightlinger, an actress, screenwriter and producer on the set of the Will and Grace TV series. Over the course of the eight-year affair, the couple participated in many projects together, but the lovers never reached the altar, friendly parting in 2005.
Jack Black nowadaysThe actor ended 2018 with the main role of good wizard Jonathan Barnavelt in Eli Roth's fantastic comedy thriller The House with a Clock in Its Walls - the screening of the eponymous novel by John Bellairs. The role of the powerful (but also good) witch Florence Zimmerman, who fought with the pumpkins was stunningly played by Cate Blanchett.
In 2019 "Jumanji The Next Level" came to a big screen.