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Sammy Jackson

Sammy Jackson

Jackson, Sammy (1937-1995) was an American actor and country music disc jockey.

Born in Henderson, North Carolina, Jackson began working on-air in radio in 1968 while also acting in a number of motion pictures and doing guest roles in television series. In 1964-1965, he starred in the ABC television sitcom, No Time for Sergeants.

Jackson was voted Best Country Jock of the Year at the 1973 Billboard Radio Programming Forum. In 1980 he was voted the Country Music Association Country personality of the year. In the 1980s, Jackson worked for a radio station in Las Vegas and in 1992 starred in the pilot film, Casino.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Sammy Jackson Facts

BirthdayAugust 18, 1937
BirthplaceHenderson, North Carolina, USA
Date of deathApril 25, 1995 (age 57)

Selected Filmography

Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to off the Wall
Million Dollar Duck
None But The Brave
The Miracle Of Our Lady Of Fatima
Colt's Angels
White Line Warriors
The Fastest Guitar Alive
Soundstage: George Jones
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