- Title: Actor, comedian and musician Jack Black turning 50
- Date: 27th August 2019
- Summary: HONOLULU, HAWAII, UNITED STATES (FILE - NOVEMBER 2, 2016) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF BLACK SHOWING OFF HIS OUTFIT ON SET OF "JUMANJI"
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- Story Text:Actor and comedian Jack Black celebrates his 50th birthday on Wednesday (August 28).
The "Kung Fu Panda" and "Jumanji" actor rose to fame in 2000 with his breakout role as a record store employee in "High Fidelity". He went on to act in many comedy films with leading roles in "Shallow Hal", "King Kong" and "Tropic Thunder".
Black earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his starring role in the box office hit "School of Rock".
In addition to his film success, Black is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the comedy rock duo Tenatious D. The duo have released four albums and have had a series of film and television appearances including their self-titled 2006 film "Tenatious D in The Pick of Destiny."
In 2018 Black received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at a ceremony attended by many previous colleagues, including Tim Robbins, Richard Linklater, Mike White and fellow Tenacious D. star Kyle Gass.
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