Chris Jackson

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 67
Christopher Neal Jackson is an American actor, singer, musician, and composer. He began his career in 1995 starring in the Off-Broadway musical Time and the Wind by composer Galt MacDermot when he was just 20 years old. He made his Broadway debut in 1997 as an ensemble member in the Original Broadway Cast of Disney's The Lion King. read more

Christopher Neal Jackson is an American actor, singer, musician, and composer. He began his career in 1995 starring in the Off-Broadway musical Time and the Wind by composer Galt MacDermot when he was just 20 years old. He made his Broadway debut in 1997 as an ensemble member in the Original Broadway Cast of Disney's The Lion King. He remained with the show for several years, ultimately taking over the role of Simba. He went on to perform leading roles in several more Broadway musicals and plays, including After Midnight, Bronx Bombers, Holler If Ya Hear Me, and Memphis. He drew critical acclaim in several projects with Lin-Manuel Miranda: originating the roles of Benny in In the Heights and George Washington in the smash hit Hamilton. For the latter role he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. He also collaborated with Miranda on the Disney film Moana in which he provides the singing voice of Chief Tui. His other film work includes secondary roles in After.Life and Tracers.

Birth Name

Christopher Neal Jackson

Born

Tuesday, 30 September 1975

Actor Filmography

And Just Like That... Herbert Wexley 2021
tick, tick...BOOM! TTB Concert Attendee 2021
In the Heights Mr. Softee Truck Driver 2021
The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special Self 2020
The Drew Barrymore Show Self - Guest 2020
We Are Freestyle Love Supreme 2020
Hamilton George Washington 2020
Central Park Glorious Gary 2020
Some Good News Self - Special Guest 2020
Tamron Hall Self 2019
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Actor Filmography

And Just Like That... Herbert Wexley 2021
tick, tick...BOOM! TTB Concert Attendee 2021
In the Heights Mr. Softee Truck Driver 2021
The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special Self 2020
The Drew Barrymore Show Self - Guest 2020
We Are Freestyle Love Supreme 2020
Hamilton George Washington 2020
Central Park Glorious Gary 2020
Some Good News Self - Special Guest 2020
Tamron Hall Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
When They See Us Peter Rivera 2019
GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke Self 2018
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Performer 2017
Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway Self 2017
The 90th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Self 2016
Moana Chief Tui 2016
Bull Chunk Palmer 2016
The 70th Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 2016
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards Self - Performer 2016
The Lion Guard Shujaa 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Self - Panelist 2015
Tracers Lonnie 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Drunk History Self 2013
The Broadway.com Show Self 2013
A Gifted Man Rafael Douglas 2011
Person of Interest Farrow 2011
The Talk Self 2010
After.Life Neal 2009
White Collar Nico 2009
The Good Wife Michael Wood 2009
Nurse Jackie Trey 2009
Brainjacked Tristan 2009
Britney: For the Record Self - Actor, 'In the Heights' 2008
Fringe EMT #1 2008
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Performer 2008
Rachael Ray Self 2006
Robot Chicken (voice) 2001
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Self - Special Guest 2013
Oz Perry Loftus 1997
Live from Lincoln Center Self 1976
Great Performances Self 1971
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