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      Leonard Jackson

      Leonard Jackson

      Highest Rated: 93% Ganja & Hess (1973)

      Lowest Rated: 48% Boomerang (1992)

      Birthday: Feb 7, 1928

      Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, USA

      Leonard Jackson has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Jackson's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Clifton Davis romance "Together for Days" (1972), "Five on the Black Hand Side" (1973) and the Duane Jones horror film "Ganja and Hess" (1973). He also appeared in "Super Spook" (1974), the musical comedy "Car Wash" (1976) with Richard Pryor and the sci-fi fantasy "The Brother From Another Planet" (1984) with Joe Morton. His film career continued throughout the eighties and the nineties in productions like the Danny Glover dramatic adaptation "The Color Purple" (1985), "Eddie Murphy Raw" (1987) and "Second Sight" (1989) with John Larroquette. He also appeared in "A Rage in Harlem" (1991). Jackson most recently acted on "Mulaney" (Fox, 2014-15).

      Highest rated movies

      Ganja & Hess
      The Brother From Another Planet
      Car Wash The Color Purple Boomerang

      Photos

      FIVE ON THE BLACK HAND SIDE, FROM LEFT: LEONARD JACKSON, CLARICE TAYLOR, 1973 FIVE ON THE BLACK HAND SIDE, FROM LEFT: JA'NET DUBOIS, LEONARD JACKSON, 1973 Family Tools, from left: Leonard Jackson, Emanuel Loarca, Patrick Robert Smith, Kyle Bornheimer, Edi Gathegi, 'Pest Side Story', Season 1, Ep. #9, 07/03/2013, ©ABC

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Electric Nostalgia Michael (Character) - 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Just Another Day in the Neighborhood Scotty (Character) - 2004
      48% 59% Boomerang Chemist (Character) $66.7M 1992
      73% 94% The Color Purple Pa (Character) $93.4M 1985
      89% 75% The Brother From Another Planet Smokey (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Baron Gus (Character) - 1977
      86% 60% Car Wash Earl (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Super Spook Super Spook (Character),
      Screenwriter
      - 1975
      No Score Yet 45% Five on the Black Hand Side Mr. Brooks (Character) - 1973
      93% 51% Ganja & Hess Archie (Character) $18.9K 1973

      TV

      Credit
      67% 89% The Real O'Neals Manager (Guest Star) 2017
      86% 83% The Mindy Project Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      13% No Score Yet Family Tools Worker 3 (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Harold Mills (Guest Star) 1981