At the tender age of 12, Clint Black began his entertainment career as an actor. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" (NBC, 1989-1990) and "TNN's All-Star Salute to Country Music" (The Nashville Network, 1989-1990). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015) and "On Stage" (The Nashville Network, 1988-1993). In the nineties, Black devoted his time to various credits, such as "Willie Nelson The Big Six-O: An All-Star Birthday Celebration" (CBS, 1992-93), "Nowhere to Run" (1993) starring Jean-Claude van Damme and "The Thing Called Love" (1993) starring River Phoenix. He also worked on the Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster box office smash "Maverick" (1994). Black continued to exercise his talent in the nineties through the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "The 31st Annual Country Music Association Awards" (CBS, 1997-98), "Nashville Star" and "The Apprentice" (NBC, 2003-). His credits also expanded to "Flicka 2" (2010) and "Won't Back Down" with Maggie Gyllenhaal (2012). Black most recently appeared on "The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (CBS, 2014-15). Black won a Best Country Collaboration With Vocals Grammy Award in 1998.