Michael Jackson (I) (1958–2009)


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Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's mother Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 76 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Moonwalker Michael
(1988)
This Is It Music Department
(2009)
The Wiz Scarecrow
(1978)

Filmography

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 2019 Jackson 5: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 2008 Welcome to Corporate Corp (Short)
Flint (voice)
 2008 Frat (Short)
Vlad Bowser (voice)
 2005/IV Exit (Short)
Mike (voice)
 2004 Michael Jackson: Cheater (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 2004 Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (TV Movie)
Agent M.J.
 2002 Space Channel 5: Part 2 (Video Game)
Space Michael (English version, voice)
 2002 Men in Black II
Agent M
 2001 Michael Jackson: Cry (Music Video)
Michael Jackson (voice)
 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1999 Space Channel 5 (Video Game)
Space Michael (English version, voice)
 1998 The Lionhearts (TV Series)
- Don't Bug the Neighbors: Part Two (1998) ... (voice)
- Don't Bug the Neighbors: Part One (1998) ... (voice)
- The Pony Show (1998) ... (voice)
- Leo's Diet (1998) ... (voice)
- No Place Like Home (1998) ... (voice)
 1998 MADtv (TV Series)
Michael Jackson
- Halloween Spooktacular (1998) ... Michael Jackson
 1997 Michael Jackson: Ghosts (Short Version) (Music Video)
Maestro / Mayor / Mayor Ghoul / ...
 1997 Michael Jackson: Blood on the Dance Floor (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1996 Ghosts (Short)
Maestro / Mayor / Mayor Ghoul / ...
 1996 3T Feat. Michael Jackson: Why (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1996 Michael Jackson: Stranger in Moscow (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1996 Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us, Prison Version (Music Video)
Singing Prisoner
 1996 Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1996 3T: I Need You (Music Video)
Michael Jackson (voice)
 1995 Michael Jackson: Earth Song (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1995 Michael Jackson: You Are Not Alone (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1995 Michael Jackson Feat. Janet Jackson: Scream (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1995 Michael Jackson: HIStory Teaser (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1993 Pepsi: 'I'll Be There (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1993 Michael Jackson: Will You Be There (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1993 Eddie Murphy Feat. Michael Jackson: Whatzupwitu (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1993 Michael Jackson: Who Is It (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1993 Michael Jackson: Give in to Me (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1992 Michael Jackson: In the Closet (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1992 Pepsi: Dreams (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1992 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
- Christmas 1992 (1992)
 1992 Michael Jackson: Heal the World (Music Video)
Michael Jackson (voice)
 1992 Michael Jackson: Jam (Music Video)
Michael
 1992 Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1991 Michael Jackson: Black or White (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Leon Kompowsky
- Stark Raving Dad (1991) ... Leon Kompowsky (voice, as John Jay Smith)
 1989 The Jacksons: 2300 Jackson Street (Music Video)
Michael Jackson (uncredited)
 1989 Michael Jackson: Leave Me Alone (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1988 Michael Jackson: Come Together (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1988 Moonwalker
Michael
 1988 Michael Jackson: Speed Demon (Music Video)
Michael
 1988 Michael Jackson: Smooth Criminal (Music Video)
Michael
 1988 Michael Jackson: Another Part of Me (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1988 Michael Jackson: Dirty Diana (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1988 Michael Jackson: Man in the Mirror (Music Video)
Michael Jackson (voice)
 1987 Michael Jackson: The Way You Make Me Feel (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Music Video)
Darryl
 1986 Captain EO Promo & Pre-show (Short)
Captain EO
 1986 Captain EO (Short)
Captain EO
 1984 Michael Jackson: Pepsi New Generation (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1983 Michael Jackson: Thriller (Music Video)
Michael
 1983 Paul McCartney Feat. Michael Jackson: Say Say Say (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1983 Michael Jackson: Beat It (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1983 Michael Jackson: Billie Jean (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1981 The Jacksons: Can You Feel It (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1980 Michael Jackson: She's Out of My Life (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1979 The Jacksons: Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1979 Michael Jackson: Rock with You (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1979 Michael Jackson: Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1978 Wiz on Down the Road (Short)
Scarecrow
 1978 The Wiz
Scarecrow
 1978 The Jacksons: Blame It on the Boogie (Music Video)
Michael Jackson
 1977 The Jacksons: Even Though You're Gone (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1977 The Jacksons: Goin' Places (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1977 The Jacksons: Enjoy Yourself (Music Video short)
Michael Jackson
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Hellzapoppin' (1972) ... (as The Jackson 5)
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Show Show Additional Crew (13 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (20 credits)
Show Show Self (199 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Remix" See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 16 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 236 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 111 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Deezer | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jackson 5 | USA for Africa | the Jackson Five | The Jackson 5 | The Jackson Five | The Jacksons | Space Michael | Michael | John Jay Smith

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Debbie Rowe  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »



Relatives:

Jackie Jackson (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on his father] He is a very jealous father. He isn't gonna show you love, but anybody that gets closer to us than him he would tell them, 'Leave my boys alone!' To tell you the truth, I never have felt close to him. He has always been like a mystery man. See more »

Trivia:

With Lionel Richie, he co-wrote the song "We Are the World," and was one of its performers. See more »

Trademark:

He always wore white socks with black shoes See more »

Nickname:

Applehead See more »

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