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Johnny Jackson


Drummer for The Jackson 5 who was simply stabbed to loss of life by his sweetheart. He used The Jackson 5 before music group disbanded in Motown. He began his profession playing drums for The Jackson 5. Although he distributed their last name, he wasn’t in fact related to the Jackson 5. He was created in Gary, Indiana, the same town The Jackson 5 had been from. Vocalist Janet Jackson payed for his funeral.

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Date Of Birth March 3, 1951
Died March 1, 2006, Gary, Indiana, United States
Place Of Birth Indiana
Height 1.76 m
Profession Drummer
Nationality American
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1Son, Conor, was traded to the Oakland Athletics in 2010.
2Has one daughter, Katherine.
3He was a social studies teacher (1975-1979) at Lyndon Baines Johnson High School in Austin, Texas.
4Son Conor Jackson is currently the everyday First Baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
5Has played a JAG officer in two different works, "A Few Good Men" and "J.A.G"
6His son Conor was born on 7 May 1982 in Austin, Texas
7His son, Conor Jackson, is a First Baseman in the Arizona Diamondbacks minor league organization. Conor made his Major League debut July 28, 2005 with the Diamondbacks against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.



Gifted2017completedJudge Edward Nichols
Stalker2014TV SeriesDouglas Jeffries
Rizzoli & Isles2014TV SeriesHoward Ames
Criminal Minds2013TV SeriesAgent Malcolm Hollins
NCIS2013TV SeriesAlbert Jethro Chegwidden
Perception2012TV SeriesVincent
Private Practice2012TV SeriesCarl Davis
Castle2011TV SeriesRod Halstead
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2010TV SeriesRussell Huntley
Knight Rider2009TV SeriesGus
Grey's Anatomy2008TV SeriesKevin Covington
Jericho2008TV SeriesAmbassador Sam Travis
West of Brooklyn2008Mr. Jensen
Without a Trace2008TV SeriesQuentin Richards
Standoff2007TV SeriesMarcus Krill / Tobin Jensen
John from Cincinnati2007TV SeriesPolice Officer
Bones2005-2006TV SeriesFBI Deputy Director Sam Cullen
Ghost Whisperer2005TV SeriesMiles Jensen
JAG1996-2004TV SeriesAlbert Jethro Chegwidden / Capt. Chesborough / CPO Burns
Edge City1998Gary
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-SeriesHal Deacon
Party of Five1995-1997TV SeriesMajor Chase W. Holbrook
The Glimmer Man1996Donald Cunningham
Dark Skies1996TV SeriesCharles Pratt
Forgotten Sins1996TV MovieWayne Everett
The Spitfire Grill1996Johnny B. / Eli
Sisters1995TV SeriesDet. Blake
Kansas1995TV MovieHarvey Purvis
The Watcher1995TV SeriesBig Mike Jackson
Without Warning1994TV MovieDale Powell (uncredited)
Roswell1994TV MovieColonel Blanchard
On Promised Land1994TV MovieAlbert Appletree
Dead Man's Revenge1994TV MovieBeesly
Boy Meets Girl1993TV MoviePercy
A Perfect World1993Bob Fielder
A Family Torn Apart1993TV MovieJoe Hannigan
The American Clock1993TV MovieBrewster (as John Jackson)
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story1993TV MovieRaymond Reid
A Few Good Men1992Capt. West
Deadly Matrimony1992TV MovieChief Michael Corbitt
An American Story1992TV MovieSheriff McMillan
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 2321992TV MovieLt. Colonel Dennis Nielsen
Northern Exposure1992TV SeriesLarry Coe (Bob)
Shannon's Deal1991TV Series
Switched at Birth1991TV MovieErnest Twigg
Career Opportunities1991Bud Dodge
Love, Lies and Murder1991TV Mini-SeriesSergeant Patterson
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story1991TV MovieCurtis
Eve of Destruction1991Peter Arnold
Sudie and Simpson1990TV MovieDr. Walter Stubbs (as John Jackson)
Chinatown Connection1990P.C. Pete
Family of Spies1990TV Mini-SeriesArthur J. Walker
Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon1989TV MovieRay
When He's Not a Stranger1989TV MovieWoodward University Coach (as John Jackson)
Cold Sassy Tree1989TV MovieHoyt (as John Jackson)
Ginger Ale Afternoon1989Hank Mickers
CBS Summer Playhouse1989TV SeriesMr. Bergen
Traveling Man1989TV MovieJoe Blagdon
Wiseguy1987-1989TV SeriesDaryl Elias
Private Debts1989ShortAlden Haines
Dead Solid Perfect1988TV MovieGrover Scomer
Go Toward the Light1988TV MovieDr. Paxton
The Town Bully1988TV MovieCliff Clifford (as John Jackson)
Probe1988TV SeriesSgt. Greenwald
Baja Oklahoma1988TV MovieLee Steadman
Beauty and the Beast1987TV SeriesLaine Keller
Eye on the Sparrow1987TV MovieMarcus (as John Jackson)
Baby Girl Scott1987TV MovieDavid
In Self Defense1987TV MoviePete
Roses Are for the Rich1987TV MovieDr. Clyde Andrews
Stillwatch1987TV Movie
MacGyver1987TV SeriesPolice Sergeant
Kate's Secret1986TV MovieDick
Sid and Nancy1986Lance Boyles M.D. (as John Jackson)
Blind Justice1986/ITV MoviePorter
The Hitcher1986Sergeant Starr (as John Jackson)
Crime of Innocence1985TV MoviePolice Officer
The Legend of Billie Jean1985Kenny's Father
Right to Kill?1985TV MovieSocial worker
Not My Kid1985TV MovieParent
Celebrity1984TV Mini-SeriesDetective
License to Kill1984TV MovieOfficer Caskey
Adam1983TV MovieDet. Jim Gibbons
Local Hero1983Cal (as John Jackson)
American Playhouse1982TV SeriesMr Goodman
Murder in Texas1981TV MovieWaiter
Back Roads1981Merle

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JAG2005TV SeriesAlbert Jethro Chegwidden
Dark Skies1997TV SeriesCharles Pratt

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1I'm still a Texan although I live here in L.A. If you're born and raised there you can't get the state out of your system. It's pretty much home.

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