Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

actor, writer, director

Tom Jackson was born on Oct 27, 1948 in Canada. Tom Jackson's big-screen debut came with Loyalties directed by Anne Wheeler in 1986, strarring Eddy Cardinal. Tom Jackson is known for Cardinal directed by Daniel Grou, Billy Campbell stars as John Cardinal and Karine Vanasse as Lise Delorme. Tom Jackson has got 1 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Tom Jackson achieved is Gemini Awards. The upcoming new movie Tom Jackson plays is Cold Pursuit which will be released on Feb 08, 2019.

One of Canada's most popular actors and country folk singers, Jackson is also well known as an entrepreneur. He was born to Rose, a Cree mother and Marshall, an English father on the One Arrow Reserve in Saskatchewan, Canada. His family moved to Namao, Alberta when he was seven years old. He moved with his family to Winnipeg, Manitoba at age fourteen. A year later, Jackson dropped out of high school taking a life on the streets for seven years. From these humble beginnings, he rose to become one of Canada's favorite and most honoured First Nations performers. Jackson founded the annual Huron Carole fund-raising concerts in 1987 in order to support the Salvation Army. His most notable television appearances were on Shining Time Station (1989) as Billy Twofeathers and Au nord du 60e (1992) as Peter Kenidi. In January 2000, he was named to the Order of Canada, that country's highest civilian award. Jackson was the Chancellor of Trent University from 2009 to 2013.

  • Birthday

    Oct 27, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    One Arrow Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Also known

    Thomas Dale Jackson

Known For


1 wins & 6 nominations

Gemini Awards
Winner - Humanitarian Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows