FANDOM


Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969), is an American actor, voice artist, singer, comedian, writer, producer and musician.

Jack has a very extensive career doing comedy films (live-action & animated) and making music. Some of his known films are Shallow Hal, School of Rock, King Kong and Kung-Fu Panda.

He played Professor Sheldon "Shelly" Oberon, the video game version of Bethany in the 2017 Jumanji film.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Bob Roberts Roger Davis
1993 Airborne (1993 film) Augie
Demolition Man (film) Wasteland Scrap
1994 The NeverEnding Story III: Escape from Fantasia Slip
1995 Bye Bye Love (film) DJ at party
Dead Man Walking (film) Craig Poncelet
Waterworld Pilot
1996 Bio-Dome Himself with his band Tenacious D
The Cable Guy Rick Legatos
The Fan (1996 film) Broadcast technician
Mars Attacks! Billy Glenn Norris
1997 Bongwater (film) Devlin
Crossworlds Steve
The Jackal (1997 film) Ian Lamont
1998 Enemy of the State (film) Fiedler
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Titus Telesco Uncredited
Johnny Skidmarks Jerry
1999 Cradle Will Rock Sid
Jesus' Son (film) Georgie
The Love Letter (1999 film) Fisherman Uncredited
2000 High Fidelity (film) Barry Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor – Comedy/Romance
Nominated – [[American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated – Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Music Moment
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Male Performance
Nominated – Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
2001 Frank's Book Performance hipster Short film
Saving Silverman JD McNugent
Shallow Hal Hal Larson Nominated –[Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Comedy
2002 Orange County (film) Lance Brumder
Run Ronnie Run! Lead chimney sweep DVD Exclusive Award for Best Original Song
Ice Age (2002 film) Zeke Voice role
2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner Mental patient Phoenix Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Acting
Nominated – DVD Exclusive Award for Best Supporting Actor
School of Rock Dewey Finn MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team
Nominated – New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor (3rd place)
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liar
2004 Envy (2004 film) Nick Vanderpark Nominated – People's Choice Award for Favorite Funny Male Star
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Motorcyclist Cameo
Shark Tale Lenny Voice role
2005 King Kong (2005 film) Carl Denham Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
2006 Nacho Libre Ignacio / Nacho Also producer
Nominated – Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Movie Star
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Rumble
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Himself Also producer and writer;
Fictionalized account of the band's history
The Holiday Miles
2007 Margot at the Wedding Malcolm Nominated – Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Paul McCartney Uncredited cameo
2008 Be Kind Rewind Jerry Gerber
Kung Fu Panda Po Voice role;
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Kung Fu Panda: The Secrets of the Furious Five Short film;
Voice role
Prop 8: The Musical Jesus Christ Short film
Tropic Thunder Jeff "Fats" Portnoy Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast
2009 Year One (film) Zed
2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday Po / The Dragon Warrior Short film;
Voice role
Gulliver's Travels (2010 film) Lemuel Gulliver Also executive producer
Nominated – Razzie Award for Worst Actor
Nominated – Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Male Movie Star
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Po / The Dragon Warrior Voice role;
Nominated – Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Voice
Nominated – Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Nominated – People's Choice Award for Favorite Animation Movie Voice
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters Short film;
Voice role
Bernie (2011 film) Bernie Tiede Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance
Nominated – Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Nominated – New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor (runner-up)
Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in a Comedy
The Big Year Brad Harris
The Muppets (film) Himself Uncredited
2014 Sex Tape (film) Owner of YouPorn Uncredited
2015 The D Train Dan Landsman Also producer
Goosebumps (film) R. L. Stine
Slappy the Dummy (voice)
Invisible Boy (voice)
People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Po / The Dragon Warrior Voice role
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll Short film;
Voice role
2017 The Polka King Jan Lewan Also producer
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Professor Sheldon "Shelly" Oberon (Bethany Walker)
2018 Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Dexter
Unexpected Race Sheriff Post-production
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (film) Jonathan Barnavelt Post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Our Shining Moment Teenage boy Television pilot
1993 The Golden Palace Taxi driver Episode: "Seems Like Old Times: Part 2"
Life Goes On Skinhead Episode: "Incident on Main"
Northern Exposure Kevin Wilkins Episode: "A River Doesn't Run Through It"
Marked for Murder Car thief Television film
1994 Blind Justice Private Television film
The Innocent Marty Prago Television film
1995 All-American Girl Tommy Episode "A Night at the Oprah"
Pride & Joy Man Episode: "Brenda's Secret"
The Single Guy Randy Episode: "Sister"
Touched by an Angel Monte Episode: "Angels on the Air"
The X-Files Bart "Zero" Liquori Episode: "D.P.O."
1995–1996 Mr. Show with Bob and David Various characters 4 episodes
Picket Fences Curtis Williams 2 episodes
1997–2000 Tenacious D JB 6 episodes; also co-creator, writer and producer
1999 Heat Vision and Jack Jack Pilot
2002 2002 MTV Movie Awards Himself (host) Television special
The Andy Dick Show J.D. Episode: "Flipped"
Clone High Pusher/Larry Hardcore (voices) Episode: "Raisin the Stakes"
Crank Yankers Tenacious D Episode: "#1.3"
MADtv Tenacious D Episode: "#7.22"
2003 Player$ Tenacious D Episode: "Tenacious D a la Mode"
Will & Grace Dr. Isaac Hershberg Episode: "Nice in White Satin"
2003–2004 Computerman Computerman 6 episodes; Also executive producer
Time Belt Computerman 2 episodes
2004 Cracking Up Brian Episode: "Scared Straight"
Tom Goes to the Mayor Trapper JB (voice) Episode: "Bear Traps"
2006 Kids' Choice Awards Himself (host) Television special
MTV Video Music Awards Himself (host) Television special
2007 Acceptable.TV Executive producer
The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show Jables Episode: "Break-Up"
The Simpsons Milo (voice) Episode: "Husbands and Knives"
2008 Sesame Street Himself Episode: "The Golden Triangle of Destiny"
Kids' Choice Awards Himself (host) Television special
Spike Video Game Awards Himself (Host) Television special
2009 The Office Sam Episode: "Stress Relief"
Yo Gabba Gabba! Himself Episode: "New Friends"
2010 Community Buddy Episode: "Investigative Journalism"
iCarly Aspartamay Episode: "iStart a Fanwar"
2011 Kids' Choice Awards Himself (host) Television special
2012–2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV series) Himself 2 episodes
2013–2015 Drunk History Elvis Presley / Orson Welles / Benjamin Franklin / William Mulholland 4 episodes
2013 Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem Dethklok's original manager / Fat Blogger (voices) Television special
2015 Workaholics Pritchard DeMamp Episode: "Gramps DeMamp is Dead"
The Brink Alex Talbot 10 episodes; also producer
Documentary Now! Jamison Friend Episode: "Dronez: The Hunt for El Chingon"
2016 Panda Republic Narrator (voice) Documentary
2017 Great Minds with Dan Harmon Ludwig van Beethoven Episode: "Ludwig van Beethoven"
The Last Man on Earth Rear Admiral Roy Billups Episode: "M.U.B.A.R."

Video Games

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Peter Jackson's King Kong Carl Denham (voice) Spike Video Game Award for Best Performance by a Male
2009 Brütal Legend Eddie Riggs (voice) Spike Video Game Award for Best Voice
2014 Broken Age Harm'ny Lightbeard (voice)
2015 Goosebumps: Night of Scares R.L. Stine and Slappy the Dummy (voice)

Videos

External Links