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Cheyenne Jackson (born July 12, 1975) is an American actor and singer. He started in regional theater when he moved to Seattle, and after moving to New York City, made his 2002 Broadway theatre debut understudying both male leads in the Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. In 2005, he originated his first Broadway leading role in All Shook Up earning him a Theatre World Award for "Outstanding Broadway Debut".

In films, Jackson portrayed 9/11 victim and hero Mark Bingham in the 2006 Academy Award nominated United 93 which earned him the Boston Society of Film Critics 2006 award for "Best Ensemble Cast". He has also appeared in the films Curiosity (2005), Hysteria (2010), The Green (opposite Julia Ormond and Illeana Douglas), and Price Check (with Parker Posey). On television, he is a recurring series regular on NBC's 30 Rock, portraying Danny Baker, and on Fox's Glee as Vocal Adrenaline coach Dustin Goolsby. He has also guest starred on several series including Curb Your Enthusiasm, Lipstick Jungle, Life on Mars, Law & Order, and Ugly Betty. In 2008, Jackson played series lead Sebastian Kinglare for the Lifetime Television pilot Family Practice opposite Anne Archer and Beau Bridges. The series was not picked up for distribution.

Jackson has starred in several notable webisode series and in 2009 starred in a sold out one man show, "Back to the Start." In 2008, he was named Out magazine's Entertainer of the year. He is an international ambassador for amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) and a national ambassador and spokesperson for The Hetrick-Martin Institute.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cheyenne Jackson (born July 12, 1975) is an American actor and singer. He started in regional theater when he moved to Seattle, and after moving to New York City, made his 2002 Broadway theatre debut understudying both male leads in the Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. In 2005, he originated his first Broadway leading role in All Shook Up earning him a Theatre World Award for "Outstanding Broadway Debut".

In films, Jackson portrayed 9/11 victim and hero Mark Bingham in the 2006 Academy Award nominated United 93 which earned him the Boston Society of Film Critics 2006 award for "Best Ensemble Cast". He has also appeared in the films Curiosity (2005), Hysteria (2010), The Green (opposite Julia Ormond and Illeana Douglas), and Price Check (with Parker Posey). On television, he is a recurring series regular on NBC's 30 Rock, portraying Danny Baker, and on Fox's Glee as Vocal Adrenaline coach Dustin Goolsby. He has also guest starred on several series including Curb Your Enthusiasm, Lipstick Jungle, Life on Mars, Law & Order, and Ugly Betty. In 2008, Jackson played series lead Sebastian Kinglare for the Lifetime Television pilot Family Practice opposite Anne Archer and Beau Bridges. The series was not picked up for distribution.

Jackson has starred in several notable webisode series and in 2009 starred in a sold out one man show, "Back to the Start." In 2008, he was named Out magazine's Entertainer of the year. He is an international ambassador for amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) and a national ambassador and spokesperson for The Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1975-07-12

Place of Birth Newport - Washington - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Descendants 3 as Hades
2019 RuPaul (1 episode) as Himself
2018 Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate as Boris
2018 The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: A Long Road to Freedom as Himself
2017 Hello Again as Robert
2017 Splitting Image as Marcus
2016 Opening Night as Eli Faisel
2016 Bear with Us as Hudson
2016 The Real O'Neals (1 episode) as Mr. Peters
2015 Celebrity Family Feud (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Day Out of Days as Phil
2015 A Beautiful Now as David
2015 Sense8 (1 episode) as Blake Huntington
2014 Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks as Michael Minetti
2014 The One I Wrote for You as Ben Cantor
2014 Lucky Stiff as MC
2014 Dragula as Mr. Newton
2014 Mutual Friends as Christoph
2014 Love Is Strange as Ted
2014 Open
2013 Behind the Candelabra as Billy Leatherwood
2013 Onion News Empire as Cameron Grey
2013 One Night Stand
2012 Price Check as Ernie
2012 Mockingbird Lane as Steve
2012 Lola Versus as Roger
2012 Smash (1 episode) as Cheyenne Jackson
2011 The Green as Daniel
2011 American Horror Story (10 episodes) as John Henry Moore (11 episodes) as Dr. Rudy Vincent (10 episodes) as Sidney Aaron James (12 episodes) as Will Drake
2011 Making the Boys as Himself
2011 Face Off (1 episode) as Guest Judge
2009 Joy Behar: Say Anything! (1 episode)
2009 Glee (3 episodes) as Dustin Goolsby
2009 RuPaul's Drag Race (1 episode) as Himself - Special Guest (1 episode) as Himself - Judge (1 episode) as Himself - Guest Judge
2008 Life on Mars (1 episode) as Sebastian Grace
2008 Lipstick Jungle (1 episode) as Bryce
2006 United 93: The Families and the Film
2006 30 Rock (8 episodes) as Danny Baker
2006 United 93 as Mark Bingham
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Nebula1
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Jon Sorrentino

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