Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, and YouTube personality. He is known for his roles in films such as High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), Gulliver's ...
- Early life
Thomas Jacob Black was born in Santa Monica, California, and...
In 1982, Black first acted in a television commercial at age...
- Personal life
At the age of 14, Black struggled with cocaine, saying, "I...
- Early life
Jack Black (1871–1932) was a hobo and professional burglar.Born in 1871 in New Westminster, British Columbia, he was raised from infancy in the U.S. state of Missouri.He wrote You Can't Win (Macmillan, 1926), a memoir or sketched autobiography describing his days on the road and life as an outlaw.
- Rules of play at casinos
- Blackjack strategy
Blackjack, formerly also Black Jack and Vingt-Un, is the American member of a global family of banking games known as Twenty-One, whose relatives include Pontoon and Vingt-et-Un. It is a comparing card game between one or more players and a dealer, where each player in turn competes against the dealer. Players do not compete against each other. It is played with one or more decks of 52 cards, and is the most widely played casino banking game in the world.
Blackjack's precursor was twenty-one, a game of unknown origin. The first written reference is found in a book by the Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes, most famous for writing Don Quixote. Cervantes was a gambler, and the main characters of his tale "Rinconete y Cortadillo", from Novelas Ejemplares, are a couple of cheats working in Seville. They are proficient at cheating at veintiuna, and state that the object of the game is to reach 21 points without going over and that the ace values 1 or
Players are each dealt two cards, face up or down depending on the casino and the table. In the U.S., the dealer is also dealt two cards, normally one up and one down. In most other countries, the dealer only receives one card face up. The value of cards two through ten is their pip value. Face cards are all worth ten. Aces can be worth one or eleven. A hand's value is the sum of the card values. Players are allowed to draw additional cards to improve their hands. A hand with an ace valued as 11
At a casino blackjack table, the dealer faces five to seven playing positions from behind a semicircular table. Between one and eight standard 52-card decks are shuffled together. At the beginning of each round, up to three players can place their bets in the "betting box" at each position in play. That is, there could be up to three players at each position at a table in jurisdictions that allow back betting. The player whose bet is at the front of the betting box is deemed to have control over
Basic strategy is based upon a player's point total and the dealer's visible card. Players may be able to improve on this decision by considering the precise composition of their hand, not just the point total. For example, players should ordinarily stand when holding 12 against
Blackjack has been a high-profile target for advantage players since the 1960s. Advantage play is the attempt to win more using skills such as memory, computation, and observation. These techniques, while generally legal, can be powerful enough to give the player a long-term edge
- 52 to 416 (one to eight 52-card decks)
- 2+, usually 2–7
Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969,) is an American actor, voice actor, singer comedian, writer, producer and musician.He is an important member of the Frat Pack, a name used by members of the media for a group of comedians active in today's Hollywood movies.
Black Jack consists of hundreds of short, self-contained stories that are typically about 20 pages long. Black Jack has also been animated into an OVA, two television series (directed by Tezuka's son Makoto Tezuka) and two films. Black Jack is Tezuka's third most famous manga, after Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion.
Jack Black, születési nevén: Thomas Jack Black (Santa Monica, Kalifornia, 1969. augusztus 28. –) amerikai színész, komikus, zenész és YouTube videós. Barátjával, Kyle Gasszel közösen alkottak egy félig komédia, félig rock duót, a Tenacious D-t.
Black Jack Brigade, nickname of the U.S. 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Tupolev Tu-160 (NATO reporting name: Blackjack), a Russian bomber VMF-441 , nicknamed The Blackjacks, a United States Marine Corps fighter squadron
Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (Santa Mônica, 28 de agosto de 1969) é um ator, comediante, músico, compositor, dublador e youtuber norte-americano.Conhecido por sua carisma e pelos diversos papéis em filmes de comédia, Black também dubla o panda Po da franquia Kung Fu Panda, é o vocalista da banda de rock cômico Tenacious D e possuí um canal de Let's Play no Youtube, o Jablinski Games.
Jack Black är huvudsångare i rockbandet Tenacious D, som består av Black själv och Kyle Gass. Deras musikstil är en blandning av olika sorters rock, som komisk rock och folkrock. Deras vulgära språk blandat med komiska inslag samt deras snabba rockstil är det som bandet är kända för.