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Christopher Jackson Net Worth

Christopher Jackson Biography

Accomplishment: He has gained Daytime Emmy Award, Joseph Jefferson Award, and was once nominated for Tony Award. Interesting Specifics: He’s also made an appearance on Television in shows just like the Great Wife, Person of Curiosity, and Oz. Early Lifestyle (Childhood): Born in Cairo, Illinois, Jackson attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He’s a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He produced his Broadway debut in the Lion King in 1997. He’s also made an appearance in productions of Bronx Bombers and Memphis. He’s also written music for TV. His various other film and TV function includes Tracers, THE NICE Wife, Person of Curiosity, A Gifted Guy, and Nurse Jackie. Personal Lifestyle: Prior to the first run-through of the Off-Broadway creation of In the Heights, Jackson discovered that his son have been diagnosed with autism. Along with his wife, he’s an advocate for the business Autism Speaks.Who’s Christopher Jackson: Actor known for portraying George Washington in the Broadway play Hamilton.


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Quick Facts

DiedSeptember 25, 2015, Montreal, Canada
Height1.88 m
ProfessionActor, Conductor, Lyricist, Organist, Music Educator, Film Score Composer, Harpsichordist
EducationAmerican Musical and Dramatic Academy
NationalityEnglish
SpouseVeronica Vazquez-Jackson
ParentsUlrike Jackson, Martyn Jackson, Jane Adams
SiblingsNina Jackson
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance
NominationsTony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Juno Award for Classical Album of the Year – Vocal or Choral Performance
MoviesTracers
TV ShowsBull


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Ever since his son was diagnosed with autism, he and his wife have become advocates for the group Autism Speaks.
2 He was nominated for a Tony Award in 2016 for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as George Washington in Hamilton: An American Musical. He lost to costar Daveed Diggs.
3 He was nominated for a 2003 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Musical for "Comfortable Shoes" at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Original Song - Children's and Animation Sesame Street (1969) Bill Sherman (composer)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Original Song Sesame Street (1969) Joey Mazzarino (lyricist)
2011 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Original Song - Children's and Animation Sesame Street (1969)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bull 2016-2017 TV Series Chunk Palmer
Moana 2016/I Chief Tui (singing voice, uncredited)
Tracers 2015 Lonnie
The Good Wife 2014 TV Series Michael Wood
Person of Interest 2014 TV Series Farrow
A Gifted Man 2011 TV Series Rafael Douglas
White Collar 2010 TV Series Nico
Nurse Jackie 2010 TV Series Trey
After.Life 2009 Neal (as Chris Jackson)
Oz 2003 TV Series Perry Loftus

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broken Aster 2013 Video short as Christopher Neal Jackson
You'll be a Man... 2012 Documentary as Christopher Neal Jackson

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moana 2016/I vocals: additional music
The Electric Company 2006 TV Series musical director - as Christopher Neal Jackson, 2009

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moana 2016/I performer: "Where You Are" - as Christopher Jackson

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live with Kelly and Michael 2017 TV Series Himself - Guest
90th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2016 TV Movie Himself
Hamilton's America 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself / George Washington
Rachael Ray 2016 TV Series Himself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2016 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Today 2016 TV Series Himself
The Broadway.com Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Great Performances 2009 TV Series Himself
Britney: For the Record 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself - Actor, 'In the Heights' (as Christopher Jackson)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself / Performer (as Christopher Neal Jackson)
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards 2008 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Christopher Neal Jackson)
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