Black first appeared professionally for Ohio Valley Wrestling on October 6, 1998 under the name of Cousin Otter. He wrestled all of his first-year matches under this name before starting the new year wrestling under the names Jack Black and Mr. Black.
Did Jack Black get hurt filming Nacho Libre?
Funnyman Jack Black saw the serious side to filming when he sliced open the skin around his eye when a stunt on the set of new Mexican wrestling comedy NACHO LIBRE backfired. Filming of the KING KONG star’s new film was stalled while the actor recovered from his tumble – and now he has a scar for life.
What wrestlers did Jack Black?
The character he played in Nacho Libre was loosely based on the Mexican priest wrestler Fray Tormenta aka Friar Storm. You can read more below about Jack Black’s family, the story of Friar Storm, and the making of Nacho Libre.
What is Nacho Libre’s full name?
Sergio Gutiérrez Benítez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed.
Is Nacho a Spanish word?
Nacho is the common short form of the Spanish name Ignacio. The feminine form is Nacha applied to the given name Ignacia.
Is Nacho Libre kid friendly?
Nacho Libre is rated PG by the MPAA for some rough action, and crude humor including dialogue. Even as a child Nacho dreamed of life as a luchador, stealing materials such as a string of rosary beads, to make a costume.