Neil Jackson - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022
|Born on :||March 5, 1976 (age 46)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Luton, Bedfordshire, England|
|Father's Name:||Dennis Jackson|
|Mother's Name:||Evelyn Jackson|
Iain Jackson (older brother)
|High School:||Harlington Upper School|
|University:||University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Michael Armstrong's Acting Academy|
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
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Who is Neil Jackson?
Neil Jackson is an actor, writer by profession, and British by nationality. He is well known for appearing in Blade: The Series as Marcus, on Make It or Break It as Sasha, Quantum of Solace, and Push. His work in the 2007 film The Passage has been credited as a screenwriter.
Neil Jackson – Age, Parents, Siblings
Neil Jackson was born on 5 March 1976 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. His mother’s name is Evelyn Jackson and his father’s name is Dennis Jackson. His parents raised him alongside his three brothers- older brother Iain Jackson and younger brothers Paul Jackson and Mark Jackson.
Neil Jackson with his mother and brothers (Image: Instagram)
Neil Jackson was educated at Harlington Upper School. Following graduation he studied sports at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) on a boxing scholarship, graduating in 1998 with a master's degree. He also enrolled in Michael Armstrong's Acting Academy. Jackson graduated from the same in 2002.
His ethnicity is English.
Neil Jackson – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Jackson is very secretive when it comes to his personal life. Not much has been said when it comes to his past girlfriend(s) and relationships.
In late 2021, he shared that he is dating his girlfriend Kim Rae, who is a physiotherapist. The couple has been in a romantic relationship since September 2016. They are yet to marry and/or have children of their own.
Neil Jackson, Kim Rae (Image: Instagram- Oct 2022)
Neil Jackson – Career
While living in Wales Neil Jackson started his career in professional boxing. He entered the inter-university competition- British Universities Boxing Championships. He won the gold medal at light-middleweight the competition which was held throughout Britain. Jackson defended his title two years later at middleweight which earned him a scholarship at UWIC.
Like his older brother, He also worked as a personal trainer before turning to act. Moreover, he is an accomplished guitar player and songwriter.
Neil Jackson in Alexander (Image: IMDb)
He fell in love with the art of acting when he was studying drama at the GCSE level at Harlington Upper School. He eventually got back into acting in his adult years. Not knowing how to get into acting, he started by writing a musical with which he entered into a national competition for new writers. Neil Jackson’s musical was placed in third and gained attention from producers including Michael Armstrong.
Jackson’s early roles were in the episode(s) of the TV series Dream Team (2001-2003), Heartbeat (2002), Silent Witness (2002), and Red Cap (2004). His role in the 2004 film Alexander as the character Perdiccas was his breakthrough role. Director, producer and screenwriter Oliver Stone cast Jackson in the film.
Since Neil Jackson has starred in the films The Last Drop (2006), Passage (2007), Quantum of Solace (2008), Push (2009), Nocturnal Animals (2016), Welcome to Marwen (2018), The King's Man (2020), etc. He has also appeared in the TV series Blade: The Series (2006), Make It or Break It (2009-2010), Upstairs, Downstairs (2010-2012), FlashForward (2010), Absentia (2017-present), Stargirl (2020), to name a few.
Neil Jackson in Stargirl (Image: TVLine)
On the set of The King's Man, Neil Jackson has worked with Harris Dickinson, Joel Basman, Alexandra Maria Lara, Connor Calland, and Gabriel Constantin.
Neil Jackson – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth and annual salary of Jackson are under review.
Neil Jackson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites Instagram and Twitter, Neil Jackson is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook. He also has a Youtube channel.
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