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Kyle Gass

Biography

Also called KG or Kage, he’s a comedic rock singer most effective recognized as an associate of Tenacious D together with Jack Dark. He was the principal article writer for the 2006 humor film Tenacious D in the Find of Future. He joined up with Tim Robbins’ Actor’s Gang while participating in UCLA. He voiced the type KG Shaw in the 2008 animated film Kung Fu Panda. He became godfather to Jack port Black’s kid. He played the type Eugene in the 2003 Will Ferrell humor Elf.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kyle Gass
Date Of Birth July 14, 1960
Place Of Birth Castro Valley, CA
Height 1.75 m
Profession Rock Singer
Education Juilliard School
Nationality American
Movies Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Elf, Shallow Hal, Saving Silverman, Wild Hogs, Year One, The Cable Guy, Kung Fu Panda, Lower Learning, Idle Hands, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!, The New Guy, Wieners, High Road, Extreme Movie, The Zeros, Barry Munday, Evolution, Dead and Gone, Cake Boy: A Film by Joe Escalante, The Complete Master Works, Cradle Will Rock, D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary, Tenacious D: Time Fixers, Fear of a Punk Planet
TV Shows The Jake Effect, Tenacious D
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Taught Jack Black to play the guitar.
2Was a member of Tim Robbins' Actor's Gang, where he met Jack Black and JR Reed ("Lee" in the Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997) series and upcoming Tenacious D film).
3Attended UCLA, where he met Tim Robbins.
4Graduated from Las Lomas High School in California.
5Is of German descent.
6Aside from Tenacious D, performs in a group called Trainwreck with JR Reed, who played "Lee" in the 1999 HBO series Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997).
7Appears in the Good Charlotte music video "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous".
8First major break was starring in a 7-Up (7-UP Gold) TV commercial.
9Ex-girlfriend, Tracy Young, has a cameo in the Tenacious D episode "Death of the Dream" in the scene where Jack & Kyle perform "Kielbasa Sausage" at her doorstep.
10Played a high school teacher in a sitcom pilot titled "It's Not About Me" filmed in early 2002. The pilot (The Jake Effect (2003)) created by Jonathan Groff (Ed (2000)), also stars Jason Bateman, Nikki Cox, Greg Grunberg, Leslie Grossman and Patricia Belcher.
11Can be seen in the Tenacious D music videos "Wonderboy", "Tribute" and "F*** Her Gently".


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gnaw2016post-productionTerry
Book of Fire2015Sal
Drunk History2015TV SeriesFred Eaton
Circus2015ShortCircus
The Birthday Boys2014TV SeriesJohn Allison
Ghost Ghirls2013TV Series'Hawk' Olsen
2 Broke Girls2013TV SeriesBuzz
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta!2012VideoLester
Femme Fatales2012TV SeriesWilloughby Flagler
The Roadie2012ShortKG
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit2011TV SeriesKyle
High Road2011Winter Wierdo
Barry Munday2010Jerry Sherman
Brütal Legend2009Video GameKage the Kannonier (voice)
Year One2009Zaftig the Eunuch
In the Attic with Pete Townshend & Friends2009VideoTenacious D
Extreme Movie2008Director
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 22008VideoKG
Sex Drive2008Trucker (unrated version)
Lower Learning2008Decatur Doublewide
Dead and Gone2008Reverend Grass
Wieners2008Walrus Boy
Kung Fu Panda2008KG Shaw (voice)
Just One of the Gynos2008ShortGary
Monkeys2007
Wild Hogs2007Kyle
The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show2007TV SeriesKage
Tenacious D: Time Fixers2006ShortKG
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny2006KG
The Jake Effect2006TV SeriesCeissner
One Sung Hero2006ShortBartender
Cake Boy2005VideoNathan
Living with Fran2005TV SeriesRocker Dude
Tom Goes to the Mayor2004TV SeriesTrapper Kyle
Cracking Up2004TV SeriesNaked Man
Player$2003TV SeriesTenacious D
Elf2003Eugene
Fillmore!2002-2003TV SeriesMr. Collingwood
Friends2003TV SeriesLowell
The New Guy2002Mr. Luberoff
Undeclared2001-2002TV SeriesEugene
The Andy Dick Show2002TV SeriesK.G
Shallow Hal2001Artie
Frank's Book2001ShortCemetary Strummer
Evolution2001Officer Drake
The Zeros2001Reed / David
That Darn Punk2001VideoMr. Jailbait
Saving Silverman2001Bar Dude
Almost Famous2000Quince Allen (director's cut only) (uncredited)
Manhattan, AZ2000TV SeriesMerv
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works1997-2000TV SeriesKyle 'KG' Gass
Fear of a Punk Planet1999TV SeriesFire Marshal Lyle
Cradle Will Rock1999Larry
Idle Hands1999Burger Jungle Guy
Bongwater1998Guitar Player
Seinfeld1996TV SeriesSmoker
The Cable Guy1996Couch Potato
Bio-Dome1996Tenacious D
The Barefoot Executive1995TV MovieJoe
Mike the Detective1993ShortPhil
Jacob's Ladder1990/ITony
Brain Dead1990Anaesthetist

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Some Jerk with a Camera2012TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged2011TV Movie writer: "Beelzeboss"
Guitar Hero: Van Halen2009Video Game writer: "Master Exploder" - as Jake Gass
Brütal Legend2009Video Game writer: "Master Exploder", "The Metal"
Brutal Journey: Jack Black Finds His Inner Eddie Riggs2009Short performer: "The Roadie" / writer: "The Roadie"
Extreme Movie2008performer: "MAKING PORN"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "The Metal"
Wild Hogs2007performer: "Pony", "Don't Cha", "Kiss You All Over"
Rage2003-2006TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny2006writer: "Kickapoo", "Classico", "Baby", "History", "Caveman", "The Quest", "Master Exploder", "I Wanna Know", "Baby Sass", "Sasquatch", "Dude I Totally Miss You", "Break In-City Storm the Gate!", "Car Chase City", "Beelzeboss The Final Showdown", "The Pick Of Destiny", "The Metal"
Tom Goes to the Mayor2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works1997-2000TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Bio-Dome1996performer: "The Five Needs" / writer: "The Five Needs"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Roadie2012Short writer
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 22008Video writer
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny2006written by
Tenacious D: Hell O'Clock News2006TV Mini-Series short writer
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks2003Video documentary
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works1997-2000TV Series writer - 6 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary2008Documentary executive producer
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny'2007Video documentary producer
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny2006producer
Tenacious D: Hell O'Clock News2006TV Mini-Series short producer
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks2003Video documentary executive producer
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works1997-2000TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 22008Video
Tenacious D: Time Fixers2006Short
Tenacious D: Hell O'Clock News2006TV Mini-Series short
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks2003Video documentary
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works1997TV Series

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dead Man Walking1995ADR loop group

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Terror T.R.A.X.: Track of the Vampire1995Video Game special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CollegeHumor's Comedy Music Hall of Fame2015TV MovieHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2012-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Soup2014TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2008-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Musical Guest: Tenacious D / Himself
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
Conan2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Tenacious D
Comedy Bang! Bang!2012TV SeriesHimself
Reggie Makes Music2012TV SeriesHimself
All in for the 99%2012ShortHimself
The Daily Show2012TV SeriesHimself
VEVO Go Shows2012TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2006-2012TV SeriesHimself
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop2011DocumentaryHimself
NSFW Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Brutal Journey: Jack Black Finds His Inner Eddie Riggs2009ShortHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary2008DocumentaryHimself
American Idol2007TV SeriesHimself
Tenacious D: For the Ladies2007Video shortHimself
Down & Dirty2007TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2002-2006TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
The British Comedy Awards 2006 Live2006TV SpecialHimself
Saturday Night Live1998-2006TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2006TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2006TV SeriesHimself
Your Movie Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Poolside Chats with Neil Hamburger2006TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
Tenacious D: Hell O'Clock News2006TV Mini-Series shortHimself
Spinal Tap Goes to 202004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks2003Video documentaryKG
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHimself
On the Spot2003TV SeriesHimself
RI:SE2002TV SeriesHimself
Rage2002TV SeriesHimself
Crank Yankers2002TV SeriesHimself
MADtv2002TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2002TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Space Ghost Coast to Coast2001TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself - Tenacious D / Airline Mechanic #2

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