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Cooley Jackson

Funky and talented dancer Derek "Cooley" Jackson was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised in the Santa Ana area. Cooley traces his dance talent to his aunt and mother, who were both dancers. Jackson produced and choreographed a show with friends called "The Boppers" in high school. He was discovered by choreographer Anita Mann in 1978. Cooley ... See full bio »
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Known For

Breakin'
Breakin' Featured Street Dancer
(1984)
Moonwalker
Moonwalker Dancer
(1988)
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo The TKO Group Dancer
(1984)

Filmography

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 1996 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Live (Video)
White Ranger
 1993 Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie)
Grover
 1988 Moonwalker
Dancer
 1984 Solid Gold Hits (TV Series) (1984-1985)
 1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
The TKO Group Dancer (as Derek 'Cooley Bop' Jackson)
 1984 Breakin'
Featured Street Dancer (as Cooly Jackson)
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 1992 The Royal Family (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- The Frame Game (1992) ... (choreographer)
 1991 Top of the Heap (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Mona by Moonlight (1991) ... (choreographer - uncredited)
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 1983-1986 Solid Gold (TV Series)
Himself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1983-1986) / Himself - Solid Gold Dancer
- Episode #6.30 (1986) ... Himself - Solid Gold Dancer
- Episode #6.18 (1986) ... Himself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1983-1986)
- Episode #6.17 (1986) ... Himself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1983-1986)
- Episode #5.43 (1985) ... Himself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1983-1986)
- Episode #5.20 (1985) ... Himself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1983-1986)

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Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Cooly Jackson | Derek 'Cooley Bop' Jackson | Derek Jackson | Cooley Jaxson
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Trivia:

Lives in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Star Sign:

Leo

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