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    Born on August 28, 1969 in Hermosa Beach, California

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Bernie (2011)

Jack Black as "Bernie Tiede"

Assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede (Jack Black) is one of the most-beloved residents in the small Texas town of Carthage. Sunday-school teacher, choir member and creator of spectacular funerals, Bernie is a friend to everyone, including Marjorie Nugent (Shirley MacLaine), a rich but nasty widow whom no one else likes. When Marjorie is found shot to death and stuffed in a freezer, Bernie is charged with the murder, and concerned Carthage citizens immediately spring to his defense.

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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Jul 26th 2014, 9:30AM

11 Movie Couples That Don't Make Any Sense (PHOTOS)

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Sharon Knolle on Feb 12th 2014, 4:00AM

Feb 12th 2014, 4:00AM

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Sep 13th 2013, 4:30PM

2013 Golden Globe Nominations: Snubs And Surprises

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Chris Jancelewicz on Dec 13th 2012, 6:42AM

Dec 13th 2012, 6:42AM

Popcorn Preview: Bernie

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Leslie Sisman on Apr 30th 2012, 1:20PM

Apr 30th 2012, 1:20PM

Jack Black On 'Bernie,' Richard Linklater, And Paul Rudd's Love of 'Airborne'

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Eric Larnick on Apr 25th 2012, 7:08AM

Apr 25th 2012, 7:08AM

Kevin Kline Lines Up Crazy Dual Role in Charlie Kaufman's 'Frank or Francis'

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Christopher Rosen on Sep 30th 2011, 4:50PM

Sep 30th 2011, 4:50PM

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Christopher Rosen on Sep 28th 2011, 9:50AM

Sep 28th 2011, 9:50AM

TRAILER: Owen Wilson, Steve Martin and Jack Black Travel the Globe in 'The Big Year'

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Christopher Rosen on Sep 7th 2011, 4:30AM

Sep 7th 2011, 4:30AM

25 Actors Before They Were Rich and Famous Movie Stars

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Moviefone Staff on Aug 17th 2011, 1:00PM

Aug 17th 2011, 1:00PM

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Moviefone Staff on Jun 21st 2011, 11:30AM

Jun 21st 2011, 11:30AM

A Moviefone Salute to Guys Named Hal

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Sharon Knolle on Jun 17th 2011, 8:00AM

Jun 17th 2011, 8:00AM

Cannes Roundup: Butler/Biel Rom-Com; 'Seven Psychopaths' Lines Up Walken, Rourke; McConaughey Headlines 'Dallas Buyers Club'

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Sharon Knolle on May 12th 2011, 10:30AM

May 12th 2011, 10:30AM

Monday Morning Discussion: Should Jack Black Stick to Supporting Roles?

Posted by
Peter Martin on Dec 27th 2010, 5:02AM

Dec 27th 2010, 5:02AM

'Gulliver's Travels' Review: Big Man, Little Laughs

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William Goss on Dec 25th 2010, 2:00PM

Dec 25th 2010, 2:00PM

Jack Black, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt on Yoda, Muppets and 'Gulliver's Travels'

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Jenna Busch on Dec 23rd 2010, 6:00AM

Dec 23rd 2010, 6:00AM

Billy Crystal Returning to Live Action for 'Muppets' Cameo

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Nov 16th 2010, 8:36AM

'Muppet' Movie Casting Rumors: Jane Lynch, Danny Trejo and ... Lady Gaga?

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Nov 12th 2010, 4:00AM

'Gulliver's Travels' Trailer: Jack Black Is a Big Man on a Small Island

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Nov 2nd 2010, 10:00AM

Exclusive New 'Gulliver's Travels' Poster

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Oct 14th 2010, 3:20PM

Matthew McConaughey to Spend Time With 'Bernie'

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Oct 1st 2010, 5:00PM

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Sep 3rd 2010, 1:00PM

Jim Carrey Returns to Animal-Related Live Action with Penguin Movie

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Aug 22nd 2010, 11:02AM

Daring to Dream: Casting 'The Hunger Games' Movie

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Aug 21st 2010, 8:03AM

Nightly News: Richard Linklater, Jack Back Reteam for 'Bernie'; Marcia Gay Harden Keeps Busy

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Aug 9th 2010, 10:54PM

'Bernie' Will Reunite Jack Black and Richard Linklater

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Aug 6th 2010, 3:15PM

Will Jim Carrey Decide The Fate Of 'Mr. Popper's Penguins'?

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Jun 23rd 2010, 7:36AM

Trailer Park: Nazi Puppets, Israeli Tanks and Chinese Dancers

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Jun 5th 2010, 5:02PM

Trailer for 'Gulliver's Travels' is Two Months Late for April Fool's Day

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Peter Hall on Jun 4th 2010, 8:15AM

Jun 4th 2010, 8:15AM

Cinematical Late Night: R2D2, Daniel Craig, Rush Limbaugh

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Christopher Campbell on Jun 3rd 2010, 10:15PM

Jun 3rd 2010, 10:15PM

Scenes We Love: High Fidelity

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Alison Nastasi on May 5th 2010, 3:45PM

May 5th 2010, 3:45PM

Pitch of the Day: 'Enemy of the State 2'

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Mar 30th 2010, 3:45PM

Steve Martin Joins Owen Wilson and Jack Black in 'The Big Year'

Posted by
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Mar 11th 2010, 4:01AM

'Little Fockers' Moves to December

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Mike Scalise on Jan 28th 2010, 10:00AM

Jan 28th 2010, 10:00AM

Jack Black Hunts Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster With New Animated Movie

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Bryan Enk on Dec 7th 2009, 7:45AM

Dec 7th 2009, 7:45AM

Jack Black Gets Into Cryptozoology

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Monika Bartyzel on Dec 7th 2009, 6:15AM

Dec 7th 2009, 6:15AM

Jack Black Producing Animated Flick on Cryptozoology?

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Dec 7th 2009, 4:45AM

'Gentlemen Broncos' Reviews

Posted by
Daniel Frankel on Oct 30th 2009, 12:00PM

Oct 30th 2009, 12:00PM

Michael Cera and Jack Black Talk About Going To 'Year One'

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Jun 19th 2009, 4:02PM

Jun 19th 2009, 4:02PM

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