Neil Jackson

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  • Birth Place: Luton, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Acted in the National Youth Theatre at the age of 16.
  • Studied Tang Soo Do, Korean martial art, before turning to boxing.
  • Boxed for his college and Wales, winning the Britain University Championships twice, at which point he was sponsored for a Masters level study in sports, which he completed.
  • Worked as a personal trainer while enrolled at the Armstrong Acting Academy after moving to London in 2000 to pursue a career in acting.
  • Began acting professionally on stage in London and appeared on numerous British TV shows, including Heartbeat, Ultimate Force and Dream Team.
  • Big break came when Oliver Stone cast him as an infantry general in the 2004 historical epic Alexander.
  • Cast as vampire Marcus Van Sciver on Blade: The Series in 2006.
  • Wrote and starred in the 2007 Moroccan thriller The Passage.
  • Cast as Sasha Belov in the cable-TV series Make It or Break It in 2009.
  • Appeared in the BBC's 2010 revival of Upstairs, Downstairs as chauffeur Harry Spargo.
  • Active in Trust PA, a charity that raises funds to assist in the treatment of spinal-cord injuries.

Relationships

  • Dennis Jackson — Father
  • Evelyn Jackson — Mother

College

  • University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales

Details

  • Birth Place: Luton, England
  • Profession: Actor