Lucas Black is an Actor born on 29th November, 1982 at America in Alabama. Lucas’ father was a museum worker, Larry Black and his mother was an office employee, Jan Gillespie with two more kids elder to Lucas. He passed his high school in 2001 yet started his acting career way before graduation. In 1994 his first film released ‘The War’ where he had a minor role, but it helped to grab another one in the series ‘American Gothic’ (1995).
He finally got his big break in 1996 with ‘Sling Blade’ with another release in the same year, ‘Ghosts of Mississippi’. In 1997,at The Wonderful World of Disney channel he did TV film ‘FLASH’, in the coming year too he had the only project with some Calvin Klein modeling. Black got his first lead in 1999 release ‘Crazy in Alabama’. In next five years, he had scored only three movies and one TV Film, ‘The Miracle Worker’ (TV Film 2000) ‘All the Pretty Horses’(2000), ‘Cold Mountain’(2003), ‘
Friday Night Lights
Then he had 2 films per year consecutively , ‘Deep water’ and ‘Jarhead’ in 2005 and in 2006 he had the popular film series Fast and Furious’ third installment ‘The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift’ and one limited release film ‘Killer Diller’.The Year 2007 and 2008 were quite tough for the actor as there were no big projects in those years, then in 2009 came his ‘
’ and in 2010 he had ‘
’ and a TV film ‘Tough Trade’. Then in coming years he had fewer films namely ‘Seven Days in Utopia’ (2011), ‘
’ (2013) and a cameo in ‘
In 2014, he started doing a TV series named ‘NCIS’ where he did 2 episodes and then in January 2015 ‘NCIS’ had their second season named ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ where Lucas grabbed the main role. With all this going, at the age of 28, Lucas Black got married to a lawyer Maggie O’Brien and now has three children.
In his entire career till now he has in total 10 nominations and has won 3 out of them, all in 1997 for Sling Blade for Best performance by a Young Actor, Best performance by a young actor in a feature film and Best performance by young actor in Drama film categories. Currently Lucas Black is doing ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ and has a release in April this year, the eighth installment of the Fast and Furious Series – ‘Fate of the Furious’.