Thomas Jacob Black is an American actor, voice creator, singer, comedian, writer, producer, and musician who is born 23rd. August 1969. Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love Cohen and Thomas William Black, both are satellite engineers. His acting career has been mostly based on comedy films. Black is very popular for his roles in Shallow Hal in 2001, college of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), the holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), and Bernie (2011).
He has been nominative for 2 Golden Globe Awards. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock band Tenacious D that he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They released the albums Tenacious D, The pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.
Jack Black Religion
Thomas Jacob Black was born in California and grew up in Culver town, California. Black was raised Jewish. His mother is a Jewish by birth and his father converted. However, Black considers himself an atheist. He disclosed this during an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air, saying:
“I don’t have any real spirituality in my life — I’m kind of an atheist — but when music can take me to the highest heights, it’s almost like a spiritual feeling. It fills that void for me”.
Even though Black is both Jewish and atheist, he felt that it absolutely was acceptable to play Jesus Christ to paint California’s anti-gay marriage law as being created by hypocritical religious fundamentalists. Some people thought of his role as Jesus Christ blasphemous. Plus, black lead a prayer to Satan during the MTV Music Awards.
Jack Black Political Views
Black is a liberal Democrat. Black is a classic Hollywood liberal. He is all-Democrat–except he hates Joe Lieberman. He said:
“There’s always going to be people in any group that I don’t like. But as a whole, I definitely — I’m a Democrat to the core. But, yeah, I think Lieberman’s lame”
In that interview, he called George W. Bush a nincompoop and evil man. All he said about the president was in a funny way. Whenever he shows his comedic abilities in politics, the results are hilarious and poignant. When various untruths were circulated through conservative circles about Obama’s Healthcare plan, Black starred in a series of web videos portraying a corporate lackey hired to willfully and knowingly spread lies about Obamacare
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Jack Black Personal Life
Black became engaged to Tanya Haden in January 2006. She was the daughter of Jazz bassist Charlie Haden. After completing their graduation they met at a friends birthday party. They married in Big Sur, California on March 14, 2006. Black’s first son is Samuel Jason and the second son is Thomas David Black. He had a brother who was 31 years old named Howard died of AIDS in 1989.