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Overview (1)

Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born Jessie Robert Demeo in Brooklyn NY, and raised in the Rosedale Queens area to Aldo and Amelia Demeo. Moved to Florida in 1969 with entire family. Attended Broward Community College for two years while Playing in popular So. Florida rock band Latifundia. Finished college at University of Michigan in 1972. Changed his name to Jessie Eastland when he arrived in Los Angeles in 1982, and became a Glamour Photographer.

While still in Florida, he was taking live action stills for the movie Sometimes Aunt Martha Does Dreadful Things (1971), when the director asked him if he wanted to play a main character in the film. Jessie agreed, and that was his only acting credit in the industry. When later asked why he didn't pursue an acting career, Jessie said: "I was bored to death waiting to do my scenes, and spent most of the time in the make-up room with the rest of the co-stars, whom, many of which were also bored out of their mind. I have much more fun behind the camera being creative and keeping busy".

He went on to do live action stills in Hollywood, as well as expanding his Glamour Photography. Today, Jessie Eastland is a nature photographer for Wikipedia, and Skytrek.life. He also continues to write, record and release his music.

As of this writing (2019) Jessie resides in Joshua Tree, California, and spends most of his time shooting the sky for his website: Skytrek.life

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Unknownian

Trivia (5)

His Father Aldo DeMeo was a Bailiff in Broward County Florida when Dustin Hoffman and Company came to town to film "Lenny". He was offered the opportunity to play the Bailiff in "Lenny", which he accepted. During the Acadamy Awards Show in 1974 when "Lenny" was Nominated for "Best Picture", the scene where Dustin Hoffman is dragged out of the Courtroom by Aldo DeMeo the Bailiff was chosen as the clip shown to represent the movie.
Has been best friends with Actor Kent Lane for over 35 years.
As of October 2016, Jessie Eastland has released 12 of his original tunes on the Amy Deb label. Some of the tunes are fully orchestrated, and some Jessie plays all the instruments. These songs are available for download on all online outlets.
Jessie Eastland is also a major photographic contributor to Wikipedia, with photographs in over 100 major articles and Wiki Books worldwide.
Is the son of Actor Aldo DeMeo.

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