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Jackson Hurst

Full / Real Name: Jackson Ryan Hurst
Born: 17 February 1979 (42 years old)
Gender: Male

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Jackson Hurst is an American actor best known for his starring role as Grayson Kent on the comedy-drama fantasy series Drop Dead Diva, from 2009-2014.

Drop Dead Diva marks Texas native Hurst's second outing with executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, with whom he worked on the Lifetime Original Movie Living Proof.

The Red Carpet Event film was executive produced by Renée Zellweger and starred Harry Connick Jr., Angie Harmon, Swoosie Kurtz, Regina King and Amanda Bynes.

Hurst can be seen alongside Brad Pitt in the 2010 film The Tree of Life. The film also stars Sean Penn, produced by Plan B, and directed by Terrence Malick.

Jackson also had the starring lead role in a $9-million-budget indie film, The Loop, directed by Margaret Whitton, with screenplay by Roger Towne.

Other film credits include Cleaner with Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris and Eva Mendes; The Mist, starring Marcia Gay Harden; and Have Dreams, Will Travel with Lara Flynn Boyle.

The middle child of three boys, Hurst was raised in the town of Klein, Texas, and is a graduate of Baylor University.

He currently divides his time between Los Angeles, Houston and Atlanta, where he films Drop Dead Diva.


Television Roles

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Harlan Mathis

Grayson Kent

Grayson Kent

Grayson Kent

Grayson Kent

Grayson Kent

Grayson Kent

Thomas Archibald

Zach Nelson

Corbin Duggan

David Hollister

Mario Visconti

Sergeant Ryan Dunn

Senator Jacob Shaw

Steve Cioffi, Jr.


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