Jackson, Mel

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(Melton Jackson)


Born October 13, in Chicago, IL.

Addresses: Agent—Holly Shelton, Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actor. Mel Jackson Films, principal.


Television Appearances; Series:

Tony, Midnight Mac, HBO, beginning 1995.

Graham Parks, a recurring role, In the House, UPN, 1997–1998.

Ira Lee "Tripp" Williams III, Living Single (also known as My Girls), Fox, 1997–1998.

Secret Service agent Morton, DAG, NBC, 2000–2001.

Johnny, a recurring role, The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Eddie, George Wallace, TNT, 1997.

Norman Whitfield, The Temptations, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Melton Jackson) Tommy Rahwn, To Sir, with Love II, CBS, 1996.

Bump Blackwell, Little Richard, NBC, 2000.

Guy Grayson, Playing with Fire, Black Entertainment Television, 2000.

Malik, Dancing in September, HBO, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ahmad Zaire (some sources cite Hakeem Zaire), "The Critic," The Parent 'Hood, The WB, 1996.

Doc, "Native Son," Great Books, The Learning Channel, 1996.

Jermaine Brewer, "Bad Rap," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.

Graham Parks, "There's Something about Tiffany," In the House, UPN, 1999.

Jay Jackson, "Confidence," Vengeance Unlimited (also known as Mr. Chapel), ABC, 1999.

Kenny, "Why Don't We Just Roll … Reversal," The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 1999.

Derrick, "The Affair of the Heart," For Your Love, The WB, 2000.

Julian, "African–American Gigolo," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 2000.

Johnnie, "At Last," The Parkers, UPN, 2004.

Johnnie, "Could It Be You?," The Parkers, UPN, 2004.

Johnnie, "A Little Change Never Hurt Anybody," The Parkers, UPN, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Sid, Hitz, UPN, 1997.

Flavor, The WB, 1998.

Television Work; Specials:

Production assistant, Comics Come Home 4, Comedy Central, 1998.

Film Appearances:

Scenes for the Soul, Savoy Pictures, 1995.

Simuel St. James, Soul Food, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

Carmin's Choice (short film), American Majic Entertainment, 1998.

Howard, An Invited Guest, Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Dirty Hearts, 2000.

(Uncredited) Doorman, Automatic, Sitting Ducks Production, 2001.

Tim, Deliver Us from Eva, Focus Features, 2003.

Detective Morgan, Motives, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 2004.

Film Producer:

Carmin's Choice (short film), American Majic Entertainment, 1998.

Major Tours:

Love on Layaway, U.S. cities, 2003.

Friends and Lovers, U.S. cities, 2004.


Music Videos:

"This Very Moment," by K–Ci & JoJo, 2002.

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