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J.J. Jackson (I) (1941–2004)

J.J. Jackson was born on April 8, 1941 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Jerome Louis Jackson. He was an actor and composer, known for The Van Halen Story: The Early Years (2003), 120 Minutes (1991) and Becoming Queen (2004). He died on March 17, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1987 DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1976 Car Wash
2nd PM Disc Jockey (voice)
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 1973 Badge 373 (conductor)
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 2004 Becoming Queen (Video documentary)
MTV Radio Personality
 2003 The Van Halen Story: The Early Years (Video documentary)
Narrator / Himself - MTV 1981-1985
 2003 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
- Pat Benatar (2003) ... Himself - Interviewee
 2002 Melissa Etheridge: RockWalk Induction (Video documentary short)
 2001 MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 I Was an MTV VJ (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 120 Minutes (TV Series)
Host (1986)
 1981 MTV Music Television (TV Series)
Himself - Video Jockey (1981-1984)
 1975 The Midnight Special (TV Series)
Himself - Reporter
- Episode #4.8 (1975) ... Himself - Reporter
 1969 ABC7 Eyewitness News (TV Series)
Himself - Rock Reporter (1976-1978)
 1968 Eyewitness News (TV Series)
L.A. Rock Reporter (1976-1978)
 1968 Discotheque (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 December 1968 (1968) ... Himself
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Music video: Appeared in Billy Squier's video "Christmas Is the Time To Say I Love You".

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