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'There's nothing you can really do to prepare to rock. Do you prepare to eat a delicious meal? Are you hungry? Then you're gonna eat it.'
~ Jack Black

Thomas Jacob Black (b. August 29, 1969) better known as Jack Black, is an American actor, comedian, musician, and songwriter.

Role in Gorillaz

Jack Black appeared in the music video for Gorillaz' single Humility from The Now Now.

Career

Black is a well known actor and voice actor. He played roles in films such as High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, School of Rock, King Kong, Nacho Libre, Be Kind Rewind, Bernie, Goosebumps and Jumanji. He also voices Po from DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda films.

He gained Golden Globe nominations for his work in School of Rock and Bernie, and he was given a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2018.

Black is also the lead vocalist of the Grammy Award–winning comedy rock duo Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with long time friend, Kyle Gass. They have released multiple studio albums, Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny, Rize of the Fenix, and Post-Apocalypto.

On December 21, 2018, Jack Black created a YouTube channel called Jablinski Games.

Quotes

  • You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow.
  • I'd rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools.
  • I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock.
  • The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world. It's for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills. They really nailed how dumb rock can be.

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