Who is Jackson Robert Scott?
Jackson was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 18 September 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona USA; he holds American nationality, and his ethnicity is White. He is an actor with 11 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role as Georgie Denbrough in the 2017 movie “It”, starring Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgard and Jaeden Martell; the movie had 48 award nominations and won nine.
Early life, education, and family
Jackson was raised by his parents alongside his sister Addison; his father Dan and his mother Robin Clutter keep their private life away from media’s attention, however, they are very supportive of Jackson’s acting career.
He attended the exclusive TV & Film CGTV training program that teaches the necessary skills to be a successful actor, working with Adrian R’Mante, who is the founder of this program, also with many young actors from Disney and Nickelodeon.
He is still attending a local elementary school, and is part of the Mandarin Immersion Program, where he’s learning to speak Mandarin Chinese.
Roles in series
Jackson made his first appearance on television in 2015, in the episode “Outlaw” of the series “Criminal Minds”, portraying Cole Vasquez in this mystery crime drama about an elite group of profilers from the special unit of Federal Bureau of Investigation which analyze the most dangerous criminals and serial killers; the series had 35 award nominations, including three for Primetime Emmy, and won 23.
In 2017, he was cast to play Young Troy Otto in the series “Fear the Walking Dead”, acting alongside Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens and Frank Dillane in this science fiction horror drama which is a spin-off from the series “Walking Dead”.
In the following years, he portrayed Bode Locke in the Netflix series “Locke & Key”, which follows a widow and her three children who move into their ancestral home, and eventually the three siblings discover magical keys which might be connected to the death of their father. This fantasy horror drama had nine award nominations and won one – the Ruderman Family Foundation Seal of Authentic Representation award.
In the 2021 TV mini-series “Wanda Vision”, Jackson was cast to play Billy Reference acting alongside Kathryn Hahn, Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in this action comedy drama about two beings with superpowers who are living in the suburbs; the series had 57 award nominations and won 20, including three Primetime Emmys.
Roles in movies
Jackson made his acting debut on the big screen in the 2017 movie ”It”, a horror about a group of seven children who are fighting an evil demon who poses as a clown and is killing children; the cast of the movie was nominated for The Broadcast and Media (BAM) Best Cast award.
In the following year, Jackson was cast to play Bode Locke in the TV movie “Locke & Key”, followed by his role as Troy in the short movie “Skin”, a thriller drama about two gangs who start a war because one black man smiled at a young white boy; the movie had 92 award nominations and won 32, including an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film, and Jackson won the Castrovillari Film Festival Jury Award for Best Actor.
In 2019, Jackson portrayed Miles Blume in the movie “The Prodigy” acting with Peter Mooney and Taylor Schilling; for his performance in this mystery horror, he won the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2020.
In a sequel of “It” – “It Chapter Two” – he was cast to play Dead Georgie; the movie had 34 award nominations and won six, including the BAM for Best Cast which Jackson shares with other actors from the film.
Jackson’s portrayal of Tate in the movie “Gossamer Folds” brought him the Kingston Reelout Film Festival award for Outstanding Lead Performance – he starred alongside Sprague Grayden and Alexandra Grey in this drama about a 10-year-old boy who moves to the suburbs with his parents, and finds solace in a friendship with a retired college professor and his daughter Gossamer, who is transgender.
In the 2020 short horror movie, “Rising” Jackson was cast to play Luke, his most recent role in the movies.
Hobbies and other interests
One of Jackson’s favorite hobbies is skateboarding; he also likes playing basketball and football.
He is an animal lover, with dogs being his favorites, and has a pet dog Goldie, a Christmas gift for him and his sister from their parents.
In his spare time he likes to play video games – his favorites are “Minecraft”, “Call of Duty”, and “Brawl Stars”; he also likes to watch movies with his sister, his favorites being “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run”, “Cruella” and “Toy Story”. When he’s alone, he likes to watch horror movies, and his favorites are “Us”, “Get Out”, and “A Quiet Place”.
He likes to listen to music, his favorite singer is Michael Jackson, he is proud of his collection of Michael’s albums which his father gave to him.
Jackson enjoys spending time with his sister especially on holidays, especially Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween, which can be seen from posts on his Instagram account, often posting pictures of the two of them hugging. He also posts updates about his acting career and his everyday life, so his followers, whose number counts over a million, can keep track of his work and private life.
Jackson is into traveling, thanks to his acting career, and has visited a couple of US states, also Canada which is his favorite travel destination; he dreams of visiting Disneyland in Paris, France.
Age, height, and net worth
He is 13 years old, has light brown hair and brown eyes, weighs around 100lbs (45kgs), and is 5ft 1in (1.55m) tall.
As of October 2021, his net worth has been estimated at $300,000; he has a salary between $15,000-20,000 per episode from shooting for the series “Locke & Key”.