SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Jonathan Jackson

Full / Real Name: Jonathan Stevens Jackson
Born: 11 May 1982 (39 years old)
Gender: Male

Rate:

8.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Jonathan Jackson is an American actor, musician and author best known for his starring role as Lucky Spencer on the soap opera General Hospital, a role which won him five Emmy Awards.

He also has a starring role as Avery Barkley, an aspiring musician with a bad-boy streak who is dating Scarlett when the series begins, in the musical drama television series Nashville.

Jackson began his acting career at the age of 11 and achieved almost instant success. After a few national television commercials, he landed a choice contract role in 1993 as Luke and Laura's son, Lucky Spencer, on ABC's General Hospital.

This role, which he held off and on for 18 years, earned him five Daytime Emmy Awards, as well as three additional nominations and four Hollywood Reporter Youngster Awards.

Jaskson's film credits include Miramax's Havana Nights, the independent thriller Riding the Bullet, based on the Stephen King novel, and Insomnia, starring Al Pacino.

He also starred in Deep End of the Ocean, the independent feature True Rights, The Smiling Suicide Club, Skeletons in the Closet, Camp Nowhere, and with Judy Davis in the telefilm A Little Thing Called Murder.

Jackson also starred with Nick Stahl in the independent film Kalamity.

In addition to acting, Jackson and his brother, Richard Lee Jackson, co-wrote and directed the short film Crystal Clear, which won three awards in the Brooklyn Film Festival, including Best Dramatic Short, plus a Coen Brothers Award. They also scored the film.

Their musical resume continues to grow as their original songs appear in the scores of such movies as True Rights, Skeletons in the Closet, Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. and in other projects.

Born in Orlando, Florida, but raised in Washington State, Jackson now splits his time between Los Angeles and Nashville with his wife, Lisa Jackson, and their three children.

He is the frontman for the band Enation with his brother. Together they've released several albums and garnered a Top 10 single on the iTunes Rock Charts.



LATEST ARTICLES

Why we love Come Dine With Me South Africa

Includes our fave recipe of Season 6, Part 2.


The Red Room Teasers - July 2021

Back! It was unceremoniously yanked from S3 after only two episodes and now it returns in July, at 19h30.


New on TV today: Monday 14 June

Strippers bare all on Beyond the Pole on Vuzu, as CBS Justice delivers The Real Manhunter.


New on TV today: Sunday 13 June

For Real: The Story of Reality TV starts on E! and two WWII docs air on HISTORY.


New on TV today: Saturday 12 June

HISTORY reveals Legends of the Pharaohs and The Last O.G. returns to Vuzu.


Elif 2 Teasers - July 2021

Arzu might get out of jail sooner than she thinks. Also, things are getting worse for Veysel.


Generations: The Legacy Teasers - July 2021

Loneliness leads to dating apps and hook-ups.


New on TV today: Friday 11 June

SABC2 offers up a Comedy Mixtape and comedy-drama Better Things starts on S3.


Recap - Survivor SA: Immunity Island Episode 2

From a wasted reward to an exploding neck to the role of luck... the latest episode unpacked.


Top Shows on TV: May 2021

The SAFTAs hits a critical low and the Kwaito/John shocker turbo-boosts Skeem Saam by over 700,000 viewers.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.