Jacob "Jake" Black is a fictional character in the Twilight series سے طرف کی Stephenie Meyer. He is described as a Native American of the Quileute tribe in La Push, near Forks, Washington. In the سیکنڈ book of the series, he undergoes a transformation that allows him to morph into a wolf. For the majority of the series, Jacob competes with Edward Cullen for Bella Swan's love. In the films Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn, Jacob is played سے طرف کی Taylor Lautner.
According to Stephenie Meyer, Jacob was originally meant to be a device through which Bella could learn Edward's secret in Twilight. Meyer, her agent, and her editor all liked the character so much that they decided to give him a larger role in the following book, New Moon, with Meyer calling the character, "my پسندیدہ gift that New Moon gave to me."[