Jack Black

Hirsch, Lisa
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/23/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 62, pA4
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the comedian Jack Black. Black says, "I've always just wanted to be in the arts. It didn't matter if it was comedy, drama, music, candle making, animation. I'm useless at anything else so I knew that was my only hope." It was after his break-through supporting role in the film "High Fidelity" that Black began to snag the comedic roles that he's known for, in pictures such as "Shallow Hal" and "Orange County." "High Fidelity" scribe D.V. DeVincentis says, "During the making of "High Fidelity," I loved watching Jack do pretty much anything because he was so fully committed to everything and always pulled it off, including when that happened to mean not pulling it off."


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