Long before Lucas Black made his name on NCIS: New Orleans, he had a few other notable projects. In fact, some may not even realize he starred in one film that made it big. Why did Black end up throwing objects at his [then] co-star?
Lucas Black has done far more than ‘NCIS: New Orleans’
Actor Lucas Black at the HumanaChallenge dinner banquet | Sandy Huffaker/Corbis via Getty Images
While fans continue grieving Special Agent Christopher LaSalle on NCIS: New Orleans, Lucas Black is living his best life surrounded by friends and family.
The actor stepped away from the spotlight to spend more time with loved ones and doing things he loves most. If you follow Black, you already know the avid hunter and fisherman has been extremely busy teaching his kids the ropes in the outdoors.
Long before Black landed his iconic role on NCIS: New Orleans, he starred in a few noteworthy projects. You may not even realize how many. The Decatur, Alabama boy got his start in the 1994 film The War opposite Kevin Costner at the tender age of 11.
Because of that, he went to work the following year on American Gothic. Lucas left such an impression on the casting department, the remembered him for other potential roles, according to IMDb, including the one you probably didn’t realize was Lucas in the first place.
Black starred in this hit film when he was a teen
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Remember the sleeper hit, Slingblade, starring Billy Bob Thorton? That was a much younger Lucas in the co-starring role as Frank Wheatley, the kid who befriended Karl Childers.
The movie followed Karl, who’d been hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, until his release. He began a new start in the small town shared by Frank and the two become an odd-couple of friends.
In the end, Karl saves Frank from an abusive situation. That …
Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet