Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 2006 premiere

by MikeSeravello-233-985397 | created - 01 Oct 2018 | updated - 14 Nov 2018 | Public

Thursday November 9th, Grauman's Chinese Theater 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

1. Jack Black

Actor | The School of Rock

Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a ...

2. Kyle Gass

Actor | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

Kyle Gass was born on July 14, 1960 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Kyle Richard Gass. He is an actor, known for Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006), Tenacious D (1997) and Elf (2003).

3. Ana de la Reguera

Actress | Nacho Libre

Ana de la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left for Televisa's Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas' artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later ...

4. Liam Lynch

Director | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

Liam Lynch was born on September 5, 1970 in Akron, Ohio, USA as William Patrick Niederst. He is a director, known for Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006), School of Rock (2003) and The Sifl & Olly Show (1998).

5. Ben Stiller

Producer | Zoolander

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish Catholic descent (she converted to Judaism).

His parents made no real ...

6. Matt Groening

Writer | The Simpsons

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...

7. Toby Emmerich

Producer | Frequency

Toby Emmerich was born on February 8, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Frequency (2000), The Butterfly Effect (2004) and Rampage (2018).

8. Christine Taylor

Actress | Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Christine Taylor was born on July 30, 1971 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA as Christine Joan Taylor. She is an actress, known for Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), The Wedding Singer (1998) and Zoolander (2001). She has been married to Ben Stiller since May 13, 2000. They have two children.

10. Robert Shaye

Producer | Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Robert Shaye was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a producer, director, and actor, particularly known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). He has been married to Eva ...

11. Jerry Stiller

Actor | Hairspray

As the short, hypertensive male counterpart of the stellar husband-and-wife comedy team "Stiller & Meara", Jerry Stiller and wife Anne Meara were on top of the comedy game in the 1960s, a steady and hilarious presence on television variety, notably The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on which they ...

12. Anne Meara

Actress | Night at the Museum

Comedienne Anna Meara, with her husband Jerry Stiller, were members of the improvisational company, the Compass Players, which later became The Second City Theater. They performed as a duo under the name "Stiller and Meara", and after some time, became regulars on Ed Sullivan's show, The Ed ...

13. Rolf Mittweg

Producer | Run Fatboy Run

Rolf Mittweg is a producer, known for Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007), The New World (2005) and My Own Private Idaho (1991).

14. Russell Schwartz

Producer | Down by Law

President, USA Films

15. Missy Peregrym

Actress | Stick It

Born in Montréal, Québec, Missy lived most of her life in Surrey, British Columbia, with her father, a minister; her mother; and two sisters. She began her career in front of the camera at age 18, when she started modeling. The print advertisements soon turned into commercials for Mercedes Benz, ...

16. John C. Reilly

Actor | Chicago

Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played an eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps.

The fifth of six ...

17. Andy Dick

Actor | Road Trip

Andy Dick was born on December 21, 1965 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Andrew Roane Dick. He is an actor and writer, known for Road Trip (2000), Reality Bites (1994) and Employee of the Month (2006). He was previously married to Ivone Kowalczyk.

18. Troy Gentile

Actor | Drillbit Taylor

Troy Gentile was born on October 27, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. He is an actor, known for Drillbit Taylor (2008), Good Luck Chuck (2007) and Nacho Libre (2006).

19. Dave Grohl

Soundtrack | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters front-man, will always be remembered as the drummer for Nirvana. But, drumming for a great band such as Nirvana is not Dave's only claim in the world of music. Dave's musical career began at age 15 as the guitarist and later as the drummer for a punk band called "Freak Baby...

20. Jordyn Blum

Director | Foo Fighters: Walking a Line

Jordyn Blum was born on May 28, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a director, known for Foo Fighters: Walking a Line (2002) and The GQ Men of the Year Awards (2003). She has been married to Dave Grohl since August 2, 2003. They have three children.

21. Marketa Janska

Actress | Couples Retreat

Marketa Janska, born in the Czech Republic, is an actress, singer, and songwriter currently living in Los Angeles. She began her career as a model, living throughout Europe, and eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue her true passions: music and theater. Marketa is a lyrical soprano, and has ...

22. Izabella Sevin

Actress | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

Izabella Sevin is an actress, known for Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006), Gridiron Gang (2006) and The Slammin' Salmon (2009).

23. Lara Everly

Actress | That '70s Show

Lara Everly is an actress and director, known for That '70s Show (1998), Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006) and Free to Laugh (2016).

24. David Foster

Soundtrack | The Secret of My Success

David Foster was born on November 1, 1949 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as David Walter Foster. He has been married to Katharine McPhee since June 28, 2019. He was previously married to Yolanda Hadid, Linda Thompson, Rebecca L. McCurdy and B.J. Cook.

25. Paul F. Tompkins

Actor | There Will Be Blood

Started out in stand-up comedy in 1986 at The Comedy Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was half of a duo with the late Rick Roman. Dropped out of Temple University. Moved to Los Angeles in 1994. Met actor Jay Johnston through their mutual friend, Adam McKay, and created a live sketch show...

26. Ronnie James Dio

Soundtrack | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

How many rock stars can brag about recording and touring consistently in six different decades? That's just one of the many claims to fame enjoyed by Ronnie James Dio. Born on July 10, 1942, this Cortland, New York native began his recording career back in 1958. Even back then, the seeds of Ronnie ...

27. Kristin Cavallari

Actress | Fingerprints

Lived with her parents in Colorado, until her parents divorced. Her dad moved to Laguna Beach, California with her brother, and she moved to Illinois with her mother. She also has a stepfather and stepbrother there. She acted out while there to get attention and, after her mother couldn't handle it...

28. Roger Zamudio

Actor | Find Me Guilty

Roger Zamudio is an actor and producer, known for Find Me Guilty (2006), Baja Run (1996) and Even Money (2006).

29. JR Reed

Actor | Black-ish

American actor and musician, originally from Corvallis, Oregon. He grew up in Las Vegas, NV where he graduated from Bonanza High School. He is best known for his association with the comedy rock band Tenacious D. Reed is best known for his character Lee from Tenacious D's HBO series in the episode ...

30. David Krumholtz

Actor | The Deuce

David Krumholtz was born on May 15, 1978 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Deuce (2017), Sausage Party (2016) and Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). He has been married to Vanessa Britting since May 22, 2010. They have two children.

31. Vanessa Britting

Actress | Without a Trace

Vanessa Britting was born on August 30, 1980 in Rockaway, New Jersey, USA as Vanessa Almeda Goonan. She is an actress and writer, known for Without a Trace (2002), Big Breaks (2009) and The Unit (2006). She has been married to David Krumholtz since May 22, 2010. They have two children.

32. Sarah Silverman

Actress | Wreck-It Ralph

Sarah Silverman was most recently the host of the two-time Emmy-nominated weekly topical series, I Love You America, which streamed on Hulu and also received a Writers Guild Awards nomination.

Silverman is currently working on a musical adaptation of her 2010 memoir and New York Times Bestseller ...

33. Janie Haddad Tompkins

Actress | Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Janie is a Los Angeles based actress who graduated from the MFA program for Actors at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. She was based out of New York City for three years, before pursuing acting in Los Angeles. She is originally from just outside of Charleston, West Virginia but was ...

35. Stuart Cornfeld

Actor | Old School

Stuart Cornfeld was born on November 13, 1952. He is a producer and actor, known for Old School (2003), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and The Fly (1986).

36. Diora Baird

Actress | Wedding Crashers

Diora Lynn Baird popularly known as Diora Baird is one of the finest actresses in America. Besides her acting career she is also former model. Her birthplace is Miami, which lies in Miami- Dade County, Florida. She first entered into acting after her mother enrolled her into acting class. She had ...

37. Gregg Turkington

Actor | Ant-Man

Gregg Turkington was born in Darwin, Australia in 1967, of American parents, and grew up in Arizona and California, founding the independent record label Amarillo Records in San Francisco in the 1990s. As the stand-up comic character Neil Hamburger, he has repeatedly headlined nightclub worldwide ...

38. Jeremy Piven

Actor | Serendipity

Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded by his parents (Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven) and a one time Chicago stage actor.

39. Georgia Kacandes

Production_manager | Gattaca

40. Melissa Anne Young

Actress | Legally Blonde

Melissa Anne Young was born on May 21, 1982 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She is an actress, known for Legally Blonde (2001), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and NCIS: Los Angeles (2009).

41. Roger Zamudio

Actor | Find Me Guilty

Roger Zamudio is an actor and producer, known for Find Me Guilty (2006), Baja Run (1996) and Even Money (2006).



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