Lucas York Black (born November 29, 1982) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the CBS television series American Gothic as well as roles in films such as Sling Blade, Jarhead, Friday Night Lights, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Legion, Get Low, All the Pretty Horses, and Seven Days in Utopia. He also appeared on an episode of outdoors with TK and Mike.
Personal life 
Black was born in Decatur, Alabama, the son of Jan, an office worker, and Larry Black, a museum worker. He has two older siblings, brother Lee and sister Lori. Black was raised a Southern Baptist. He grew up in Speake, Alabama and played for the Speake Bobcats, graduating from high school in May 2001. He currently resides in Columbia, Missouri.
Black married Maggie O'Brien in 2010.
Without any formal training as an actor, Lucas's film debut was in the 1994 Kevin Costner film, The War. He was subsequently cast as Caleb Temple in CBS's television series American Gothic, which ran from 1995 to 1996, and in the films Sling Blade, Ghosts of Mississippi and The X-Files. Later in 1997 Black starred in the TV film Flash, which aired on The Wonderful World of Disney. In 1998, Black was offered a part in The Horse Whisperer. However, when he was told that he would need to tone down his thick Alabama accent for the part, he rejected the role. During this time period, Black also modeled for Calvin Klein Jeans.
Black appeared in a supporting role in Cold Mountain in 2003 and then a featured role in 2004's well-reviewed American football-themed drama, Friday Night Lights and 2005's Gulf War-themed film, Jarhead. Black also starred in the lead role of the third film in The Fast and the Furious series, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, opposite rapper Bow Wow and beside his brother Lee, who was the young sheriff's deputy. The movie opened on June 16, 2006 and grossed approximately $24 million in its opening weekend; Black has described his part in the film as a "fun role". He also appeared in the 2009 film Get Low and the 2010 film Legion.
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