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Jesse Jackson was born on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA as Jesse Louis Jackson. He is an actor and producer, known for S.O.S. - Saving Our Schools (2015), Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995) and Wannabe: The Peter Putrid Story (2003). He has been married to Jacqueline L. Jackson since December 31, 1962. They... See full bio »

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 2008 It's A New Day (Video short)
Jesse Jackson
 2003 Wannabe: The Peter Putrid Story (Short)
Alex Maylor
 1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Cocky Locky
- Henny Penny (1999) ... Cocky Locky (voice)
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TV commercial for "New York Times" newspaper See more »

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1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 6 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. | Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. | Elvis Jackson | Rev Jesse Jackson | Rev. Jesse L. Jackson | Rev. Jesse Jackson | Reverend Jesse Jackson | The Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. | The Reverend Jesse Jackson | The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr. | Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr


6' 3" (1.91 m)


Jacqueline L. Jackson  (5 children)

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by Clarence Page] There is nothing more painful to me at this stage of my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps...then turn around and see someone white and feel relieved. See more »


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Speaks his sermons in dramatic rhyme

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