Compared to investment banking, my colleagues tell me acting is almost completely recession-proof. People will buy tickets to shows even if they don't have the money to buy them!
Jack was born in a hydrothermal vent in the depths of the Atlantic. At the age of three he was enslaved by a cabal of giant squid, who forced him to perform in their travelling circus. Following an accident with a tightrope walking Manatee, Jack managed to flee the circus. He travelled the world for several years before making his way upriver to spawn.