Name: Lucas Black
Born As: Lucas York Black
Birthdate/place: November 29, 1982 in Decatur, AL
Claim to Fame: His role in Sling Blade (1997)
Bio: Black enjoys playing football, basketball and has started to play golf.
Black had no formal training as an actor, he is a natual. His breakthrough role was in the 1994 Kevin Costner film, The War. He was then cast as Caleb Temple in the television series American Gothic, in 1995 and 1996. In 1996 he was in the movies Sling Blade and Ghosts of Mississippi. In 1998, Black refjected a role in The Horse Whisperer. because he believes that actors should act only in parts in which they could be themselves. During this time period, Black also modeled for Calvin Klein Jeans. Black had a role in the American football-themed drama, Friday Night Lights(2004) and the Gulf War-themed film, Jarhead (2005). He also starred in the lead role of the third film in The Fast and the Furious series, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006).