Lucas Black Biography

Lucas Black Biography
Lucas Black (born November 29, 1982 in Decatur, Alabama) is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his roles in Sling Blade, The War and as Caleb Temple on the short-lived 1995 television series, American Gothic.


Without any formal training as an actor, Lucas Black's first film debut was in the 1994 Kevin Costner film, The War. This role helped him get the role as Caleb Temple in CBS's American Gothic. While the show was only on for one year, the selective young actor garnered meatier roles in Sling Blade, Ghosts of Mississippi and The X-Files: Fight the Future.

In 1998, Lucas Black was offered the lead part in The Horse Whisperer. However, when he was told that he would need to change his voice for the part, he rejected the role, believing that actors should choose parts where they could be themselves.

After Lucas's graduation in 2001, the Calvin Klein model could be seen in Friday Night Lights, Cold Mountain and Jarhead. He is currently in the male lead of Justin Lin's The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

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