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Tom Jackson

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 North of 60 (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.

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Oct 27, 1948 In One Arrow Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Highway Patrol 1955-10-03
Latest Project:
Movie Rhapsody of Love 2021-06-24
Known For
Poster of Supergirl
Poster of Deadfall
Poster of Skinwalkers
Poster of Medicine River
Movie Rhapsody of Love Hugh 2021-06-24
Movie Cold Pursuit White Bull Legrew 2019-02-07
Series Supergirl Warden Wyatt Kote 2015-10-26
Movie Pride of Lions Sgt Robinson 2014-06-03
Movie Deadfall Old Indian Hunter 2012-11-08
Movie Befriend and Betray Guy Poirier 2011-04-30
Movie Skinwalkers Will 2006-03-20
Movie Distant Drumming: A North of 60 Mystery Peter Kenidi 2005-01-01
Series Tom Stone Unknown 2002-02-25
Movie Dream Storm: A North of 60 Mystery Peter Kenidi 2001-10-01
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Trial By Fire: A North of 60 Mystery Peter Kenidi 2000-01-01
Series Relic Hunter Bobby Green 1999-09-25
Movie Grizzly Falls Joshua 1999-11-05
Series 500 Nations Unknown 1995-04-20
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Spirit Rider Albert St. Clair 1993-08-23
Movie Medicine River Harlen Bigbear 1993-01-01
Series North of 60 Peter Kenidi 1992-12-03
Movie Clearcut Tom Starblanket 1991-09-10
Series Shining Time Station Unknown 1989-01-29
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Lakanta 1987-09-28
Movie Loyalties Eddy 1987-11-20
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series The Roaring 20's Unknown 1960-10-15
Series Lawman Unknown 1958-10-05
Series Highway Patrol Unknown 1955-10-03