Jonathan Jackson At Grand Ole Opry
Actor, musician and author Jonathon Jackson has appeared in a variety of television shows, including General Hospital and Nashville, as well as films, such as Tuck Everlasting, Venom and A Little Thing Called Murder. Jackson, who was born in 1982 in Orlando, was born to an amateur ventriloquist and a family physician, country musician, and Congressional candidate in the state of Washington. His brother, Richard Lee Jackson, is also an actor and musician, while his sister, Candice Jackson, is a lawyer and author. It was during a family trip to Universal Studios Hollywood that the Jackson brothers decided to pursue a career in acting.
Throughout his career, Jackson has won and has been nominated for a number of awards. He has won Daytime Emmy Awards, Soap Opera Digest Award, Young Star Award and Brooklyn Film Festival awards.
In 2012, Jackson released, under the pen name J.S. Jackson, a book of poetry entitled Book of Solace and Madness. Later that year, he announced that he was going to release his second book, Acting in the Spirit. The book is written to discuss his connection between his Orthodox faith and his acting career.
He currently sings and performs on as a regular on the television show Nashville.