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    10 Reasons Why Jack Black Is One Of The Most Iconic Performers In Entertainment History

    "Dude, I service society by rocking."

    1. He IS Nacho Libre

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    Jack Black takes on a character who is not only funny, but also relatable. His triumph by the end of the movie shows that you can do anything if you put your mind to it.

    2. He has a comedy rock band

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    Tenacious D was created by Jack Black and Kyle Gass. The common genre in their songs is comedy, whether it be simple everyday topics, worldwide issues, or made up fictional scenarios.

    3. He can play the Sax-A-Boom


    The Sax-A-Boom is a children's instrument that resembles a saxophone. Jack Black frequently plays the Sax-A-Boom in his band, Tenacious D. He is seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon demonstrating his talent with a groovy tune and some outstanding dance moves.

    4. His epic performance in School of Rock

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    Jack Black's character, Dewey, is an unsuccessful man who finds joy in his music. Even in his darkest moments he is able to show the audience that true happiness is worth fighting for.

    5. He's in an episode of Yo Gabba Gabba!


    Jack Black has done a variety of guest appearances for different shows such as: iCarly, The Office, The X-Files, and Yo Gabba Gabba! In this episode, he brings a lot of spunk and laughable material.

    6. He's the one and only Po from Kung Fu Panda

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    He plays the charismatic Master Ping Xiao Po who is always showing off his Kung Fu moves while he dreams of one day becoming a martial arts legend.

    7. He's the creator of Jablinski Games

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    In December 2018, Jack Black announced the beginning of his YouTube Channel, Jablinski Games, with an opening video titled "Hello, Jack Black Here." In his videos, he mostly plays video games and creates short movies with his son, Sam.

    8. He's a three time Kids' Choice Awards host

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    Jack Black has hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards three times! He's also been nominated for five Kids' Choice Awards.

    9. He gives to many charity organizations


    Not only is Jack Black successful in his career, he uses his success to aid others. He's seen here in Uganda, through the Red Nose Day campaign to end child poverty. He also donates to various other charities.

    10. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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    Jack Black is well known for his family appropriate side and his spicy side of comedy. In 2018, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his breadth of experience in TV, film, and entertainment .