Lucas Black Bio, Wiki, Actor, Age, Education, Height, Family, Wife, Children, and Career

Lucas Black Biography

Lucas Black is a skilled American actor. He gained prominence for his role as Sean Boswell in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), a character he later reprised in Furious 7 (2015) and F9 (2021). His notable contributions include portraying Caleb Temple in the CBS television series American Gothic and Special Agent Christopher LaSalle in CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans. Among his other noteworthy films are Sling Blade, Flash, Crazy in Alabama, All the Pretty Horses, Friday Night Lights, Jarhead, Get Low, Legion , Seven Days in Utopia, and 42 (2013).

Lucas Black Age| Birthday

How old is Black? He is around 41 years old as of 2023. He was born on November 29, 1982, in Decatur, Alabama, United States.

Lucas Black Education

Black completed high school in May 2001, however, has not disclosed information regarding where he attended College/University. This information is currently under review.

Lucas Black Height|Weight

He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Lucas Black Family

Black was born in Decatur, Alabama, to his parents Jan Gillespie, an office worker, and Larry Black, a museum employee. Additionally, he has two older siblings and was brought up as a Southern Baptist. He was raised in Speake, Alabama.

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Lucas Black Wife|Married

Black is happily married to his wife Maggie O’Brien who works as a lawyer. They tied the knot in 2010.

Lucas Black Children| kids

Black and his wife Maggie O’Brien are blessed with three children, however, he has not revealed information regarding his children. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Lucas Black Career

Black made his debut in the world of cinema with a role in Kevin Costner’s film, The War when he was 11 years old. Following that, he took on the character of Caleb Temple in the CBS television series American Gothic, which aired from 1995 to 1996. His presence was also felt in notable films such as Sling Blade, Ghosts of Mississippi, and The X-Files. Black later took on the role of Conner Strong in the TV film Flash (1997), featured on The Wonderful World of Disney. In this movie, his character devotedly visits a horse daily, aspiring to purchase it.

His career continued with a supporting role as Oakley in the historical drama Cold Mountain (2003). In 2004, Black played the role of Vernon, an autistic piano prodigy, in the independent musical drama Killer Diller, and portrayed Mike Winchell in the football-themed drama Friday Night Lights (2004), directed by Peter Berg. Black’s involvement extended to various projects, including his portrayal of Nat Banyon in the indie thriller film Deepwater (2005) by David S. Marfield, Chris Kruger in the Gulf War-themed drama film Jarhead (2005) directed by Sam Mendes, and Sean Boswell in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) directed by Justin Lin, which he described as his most enjoyable experience.

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Further roles included Buddy in the indie drama Get Low (2009) directed by Aaron Schneider, Jeep Hanson in the Bible-themed fantasy thriller Legion (2010), and Luke Chisholm in the indie golfing film Seven Days in Utopia (2010), portraying a talented young golfer aspiring for the pro tour. In the drama film 42 (2013), Black depicted the Brooklyn Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese. Reflecting on his experience, he found filming more enjoyable as it allowed him to reminisce about his sports-playing days and experience camaraderie with fellow actors.

His television journey took a turn in 2014 when he joined NCIS: New Orleans as NCIS Special Agent LaSalle, known for his “work hard, play hard” motto. Despite his busy schedule, Black made a cameo appearance as Sean Boswell in Furious 7 in 2015. However, due to his commitments to NCIS: New Orleans, he couldn’t reprise the role in The Fate of the Furious, as explained on The Chris Mannix Show in July 2016. In November 2019, Black decided to depart from NCIS: New Orleans to allocate more time to his family. Despite this decision, he returned to the Fast & Furious franchise, reprising his role as Sean in F9 in 2021.

Films and Television Shows

Films
  • The War
  • Sling Blade
  • Ghosts of Mississippi
  • Flash
  • The X-Files
  • Our Friend, Martin
  • Crazy in Alabama
  • All the Pretty Horses
  • The Miracle Worker
  • Cold Mountain
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • Get Low
  • Legion
  • Seven Days in Utopia
  • Promised Land
  • 42
  • Furious 7
  • F9
  • Legacy Peak
  • Birthright Outlaw
Television Shows
  • American Gothic
  • Chicago Hope
  • NCIS 
  • NCIS: New Orleans
  • Crockhill Mountain

Awards and Nominations

  • Screen Actors Guild
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films
  • Chlotrudis Awards
  • YoungStar Awards
  • Young Artist Awards
  • Teen Choice Awards

Lucas Black Salary|Net Worth

Black has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his career.

Frequently asked questions about Black

Who is Black?

Lucas Black is a skilled American actor. He gained prominence for his role as Sean Boswell in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), a character he later reprised in Furious 7 (2015) and F9 (2021). His notable contributions include portraying Caleb Temple in the CBS television series American Gothic and Special Agent Christopher LaSalle in CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans. Among his other noteworthy films are Sling Blade, Flash, Crazy in Alabama, All the Pretty Horses, Friday Night Lights, Jarhead, Get Low, Legion , Seven Days in Utopia, and 42 (2013).

Is Black Married?

Black is happily married to his wife Maggie O’Brien who works as a lawyer. They tied the knot in 2010.

Where does Black Live?

This information is under review and will be available soon.

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