Fast Facts

  • Worked for Citigroup in Dallas for five years after college.
  • After appearing in a friend's grad-school film, began working in independent films on the weekends; finally left the business world when he was cast in The Mist (2007).
  • Formerly known as Ryan Hurst, but changed his stage name to Jackson, in tribute to Jack Kerouac, to avoid confusion with a Sons of Anarchy actor with the same name.
  • Made his television debut in 2006 in a guest role on Inspector Mom.
  • Appeared in The Closer and NCIS before being cast as a regular on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva as Grayson Kent.


  • Stacy Stas — Fiancée


  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, United States (BBA in International Economics and Management Information Systems, 1999)


  • Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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