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Mel Jackson was born on October 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Soul Food (1997) and Abduction of Jesse Bookman (2008). See full bio »
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 2016 Beacon Hill (pre-production)
Chris Springer
 2015 Civilian Life
Commander Jamison
 2015 Fear Files (TV Movie) (segment "Fire")
 2014 Four Seasons
 2013/II Dreams
Mia's Father
 2012 To Love and to Cherish (TV Movie)
 2012 If You Really Love Me (TV Movie)
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
- Let's Talk About Boys in Tights (2011) ... James
 2011/II The Truth (Short)
 2008 Abduction of Jesse Bookman
Jesse Bookman
 2008 A Good Man Is Hard to Find (Video)
Jasper King
 2008 The Stick Up Kids (Video)
 2007 Motives 2 (Video)
Detective Morgan
 2006 Where Is Love Waiting
 2005 Love on Layaway (Video)
 2005 Love, Inc. (TV Series)
- Living Single (2005) ... Daniel
 2005 Flip the Script
 2005 Friends and Lovers (Video)
 2005 Half & Half (TV Series)
 2004 The Division (TV Series)
- Zero Tolerance: Part 2 (2004) ... Johnny
- Zero Tolerance: Part 1 (2004) ... Johnny
- The Box (2004) ... Johnny
- Crawl Space (2004) ... Johnny
- Play Ball (2004) ... Johnny
 2004 The Parkers (TV Series)
- At Last (2004) ... Johnnie
- A Little Change Never Hurt Anybody (2004) ... Johnnie
- Could It Be You (2004) ... Johnnie
 2004 Motives (Video)
Detective Morgan
 2003 Deliver Us from Eva
Timothy 'Tim'
 2002 For Your Love (TV Series)
- The Affairs of the Heart (2002) ... Derrick
 2001 Automatic
Doorman (uncredited)
 2000 Playing with Fire (TV Movie)
 2000 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
- African-American Gigolo (2000) ... Julian
 2000 Little Richard (TV Movie)
Bump Blackwell
 1999 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
 1997-1999 In the House (TV Series)
Graham Parks
- There's Something About Tiffany (1999) ... Graham Parks
- My Pest Friend's Wedding (1998) ... Graham Parks
- Working Overtime: Part 2 (1998) ... Graham Parks
- Working Overtime: Part 1 (1998) ... Graham Parks
- Tiffany's School Daze: Part 2 (1997) ... Graham Parks
 1999 Uninvited Guest
 1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
Jay Jackson
- Confidence (1999) ... Jay Jackson
 1998 The Temptations (TV Movie)
Norman Whitfield
 1998 Carmin's Choice (Short)
 1997-1998 Living Single (TV Series)
Ira Lee 'Trip' Williams / Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III / Ira 'Tripp' Williams
- Let's Stay Together (1998) ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III
- To Catch a Thief (1998) ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III
- Misleading Lady (1997) ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III
- Forgive Us Our Trespasses (1997) ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III
 1997 Hitz (TV Series)
- Pilot (1997) ... Sid
 1997 George Wallace (TV Movie)
 1997 Soul Food
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Jermaine Brewer
- Bad Rap (1997) ... Jermaine Brewer
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Ahmad Zaire
- The Critic (1996) ... Ahmad Zaire
 1996 To Sir, with Love II (TV Movie)
Tommie Rahwn (as Melton Jackson)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Appeared on the American news television show 20/20 circa Winter 2005 discussing the place of light skinned African Americans in the film industry. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Melton Jackson


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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