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Cheyenne Jackson Biography

Birth Name:
Cheyenne David Jackson
Birth Place:
Idaho, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Raised in Newport, WA
  • As a teenager, did summer theater in Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Worked as a magazine ad executive in Seattle before moving to New York City to pursue acting as a career
  • Made his Broadway debut as Radames in Aida
  • Earned a Theatre World Award and Drama League nomination for his work in 2004's All Shook Up
  • Made his film debut in the 2005 suspense-thriller Curiosity
  • First TV acting role was in 2008 on NBC's comedy-drama Lipstick Jungle
  • A few months later, he landed a recurring role on the NBC comedy 30 Rock
  • Recorded the album The Power of Two with Michael Feinstein in 2009


  • Chris Jackson -- Brother
  • Jon Jackson -- Brother
  • Monte Lapka -- Ex-husband
  • Amber Jackson Ellersick -- Sister