Lucas Black is an American film and television actor. Black is best known as the main character Sean Boswell in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift; of which he would later reprise the character in Furious 7 and F9, along with his other known roles such as Caleb Temple in the CBS television series American Gothic, and Special Agent Christopher LaSalle on CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans. His notable films are Sling Blade, Flash, Crazy in Alabama, All the Pretty Horses, Friday Night Lights, Jarhead, GetLow, Legion, Seven Days in Utopia, and 42.

Birth Name

Lucas York Black




Actor, Voice Artist



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lucas Black was born on the 29th of November 1982, in, Decatur, Alabama, United States.


He’s currently 40 years old.

Sun Sign




Lucas Black is of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Welsh descent.




Lucas graduated from Speake High School, class of 2001, where he played football, basketball and a little bit of golf. He plans on studying fish biology, which would be probable since he is a highly active bass fisherman.

Family Details

  • Father – Larry Black
  • Mother – Jan Gillespie
  • Siblings – Lori Black (Older Sister), Lee Black (Older Brother)
  • Relatives – Hansel Garland Black (Paternal Grandfather), Ava Nell Robbins (Paternal Grandmother), Albert Howard Keenum (Maternal Grandfather), Zola Rae Miller (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Lucas Black has dated –

  • Maggie O’Brien (2006-Present) – In 2006, Black started dating American lawyer Maggie O’Brien and in 2010, the couple tied the knot. They have three children. In June 2011, Their daughter Sophie Jo was born while they had a son in August 2013.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m


  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Black is famous for his roll Sean Boswell in the action film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006). He got fame for playing Special Agent Christopher Lasalle in the CBS series NCIS: New Orleans. His notable films are Sling Blade (1996), Flash (1997), Crazy in Alabama (1999), All the Pretty Horses (2000), Friday Night Lights (2004), Jarhead (2005), Get Low (2009), Legion (2010) through which he has become famous.

Film Debut

In 1994, Lucas made his acting debut at the age of 11 with Kevin Costner‘s hit drama movie, The War in which he played Ebb Lipnicki.

Television Debut

In 1995, Black made his television show debut with the horror series American Gothic for his role as Caleb Temple. He did 22 episodes until 1996.

Brand Endorsements

Lucas has endorsed brands like Calvin Klein.

Lucas Black Net worth

Lucas’s has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lucas Black

  • At age 11, Black made his film debut in Kevin Costner’s film The War. He subsequently was 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 Black starred as Conner Strong in the TV film Flash (1997), which aired on The Wonderful World of Disney; in the movie his character visits a horse every day in the hope of buying it.
  • In 2003, Lucas played a supporting role as Oakley in the historical drama Cold Mountain.
  • In 2004, he starred as Vernon, an autistic piano prodigy, in the indie musical drama Killer Diller (2004), and as Mike Winchell in the football-themed drama Friday Night Lights (2004), directed by Peter Berg. Black starred as Nat Banyon in the indie thriller film Deepwater (2005), directed by David S. Marfield; as Chris Kruger in the Gulf War-themed drama film Jarhead (2005), directed by Sam Mendes; and as Sean Boswell in the third The Fast and the Furious film, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), directed by Justin Lin. He described Tokyo Drift as the one in which he “had the most fun.”
  • His favorite actor is Tom Hanks.
  • In 2014, Lucas was cast in NCIS: New Orleans as NCIS Special Agent LaSalle, a no-nonsense agent with a “work hard, play hard” motto.
  • In 2015, Black returned to play Sean Boswell in a cameo appearance in Furious 7. Sean did not appear in the eighth installment, The Fate of the Furious, and in July 2016, Black explained on The Chris Mannix Show that he could not return due to his schedule with NCIS: New Orleans.
  • In November 2019, Black left the series NCIS: New Orleans to devote more time to his family.
  • In 2021, Lucas also returned to the Fast & Furious franchise, having a supporting role as Sean in F9.


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