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Born in The Bronx, New York, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameJerome Louis Jackson

Mini Bio (1)

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.

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? (? - ?) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

One of the original MTV video jockeys
He was one of the first on-air personalities on MTV and stayed for five years.
First said hello to the MTV audience on August 1, 1981.
He "unmasked" KISS during a 1982 interview.
He was one of the MTV personalities covering the Live Aid concert as it happened in 1985
Had a daughter and two grandchildren.

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