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Lee Thompson Young

Biography

Actor who have played the name role within the Famous Jett Jackson series within the Disney Route. He participated in lots of regional theaters after debuting inside a efficiency at age group 10. He performed a Boston Detective within the TNT series Rizzoli and Isles. He was created to Tommy and Velma. He tragically dedicated suicide at age 29. He once got the chance to depict the part of Martin Luther Ruler, Jr. inside a play.

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Full Name Lee Thompson Young
Date Of Birth February 1, 1984
Died August 19, 2013, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Columbia, SC
Height 1.72 m
Profession TV Actor
Education University of Southern California, Professional Children's School
Nationality American
Parents Tommy Scott Young, Velma Love
Siblings Tamu Lewis
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series
Movies Bastard, The Hills Have Eyes 2, Akeelah and the Bee, Friday Night Lights, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story, Jett Jackson: The Movie, Johnny Tsunami
TV Shows Rizzoli & Isles, South Beach, The Famous Jett Jackson
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Lee still considered Columbia, SC to be his home. On June 24, 2014 his family started Lee Thompson Young Foundation.
2When Lee was 12, he and his mother moved to New York City so she could attend the prestigious Union Theological Seminary.
3Attended the Professional Performing Arts High School in New York City. Other alumni included Britney Spears, Claire Danes and Chris Trousdale.
4Wrote an episode for The Famous Jett Jackson (1998), a TV series in which he was the star, the episode originally aired April 8, 2000.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rizzoli & Isles2010-2014TV SeriesBarry Frost
Just an American2012Curtiss Jackson
CSI: NY2012TV SeriesKelvin Moore
The Event2011TV SeriesCorporal Bell
The Good Guys2010TV SeriesEric Williams
Smallville2006-2010TV SeriesVictor Stone Cyborg
Bastard2010ShortPassenger 1
Flashforward2009-2010TV SeriesAl Gough
Lincoln Heights2009TV SeriesJulian
Scrubs2009TV SeriesDerek
Proud American2008Curtis
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles2008TV SeriesAgent Stewart
Five Year Plan2008TV MovieMutabi
Mano2007ShortMachito
The Hills Have Eyes II2007Delmar
Akeelah and the Bee2006Devon
South Beach2006TV SeriesAlex Bauer
Xiaolin Showdown2004-2005TV SeriesJermaine
Kevin Hill2005TV SeriesLevi
Friday Night Lights2004Chris Comer
The Proud Family2004TV SeriesTeen Bebe
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story2004TV MovieCharles Becnel
Jake 2.02003TV SeriesPrince Malik Namir
The Guardian2002TV SeriesLevi Mooney
Philly2002TV SeriesSteven Hicks
The Famous Jett Jackson1998-2001TV SeriesJett Jackson / Silverstone
Jett Jackson: The Movie2001TV MovieJett Jackson / Silverstone
Johnny Tsunami1999TV MovieSam Sterling

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Famous Jett Jackson1999TV Series writer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rizzoli & Isles2013TV Series in loving memory of - 1 episode
Flashforward2010TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Exploring the Hills: The Making of 'The Hills Have Eyes 2'2007Video documentary shortHimself
The Hills Have Eyes 2: Mutant Attacks2007Video documentary shortHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007TV SeriesHimself
The Jersey2003TV SeriesHimself
Express Yourself2001TV SeriesHimself
Steps and Youngstown in Concert2000TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Actor (In Memoriam)
Flashforward2009-2010TV SeriesAl Gough

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Performance - DramaRizzoli & Isles (2010)
2001GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or SeriesThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)
2001Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Drama Series - Leading Young ActorThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)
2000Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Leading Young ActorThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)
1999Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Drama or Comedy Series - Leading Young ActorThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)


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