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Melvin Jackson Jr.

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The New Edition Story (2017) | The Wire (2004) | Everybody Hates Chris (2005-2006)
NICKNAME  
J. Reed
BORN 
Apr 4, 1981 (age 36)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 17-32
GUILDS *
SAG | AFTRA | SAG-AFTRA
ETHNICITY *
African American
HAIR *
Black (Short)
EYES *
Brown
WEIGHT *
146 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Film | Music Video | Commercial  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Producing | Writing
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (27 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (6 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Be SomebodyBe Somebody Karl, Producer  Less 2018 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for ScreenedScreened (Short) Joe, Executive Producer  Less 2017 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Til Death Do Us PartTil Death Do Us Part (Short) Terrell, Casting Director, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2017 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for QQ (Short) Bumpy  Less 2016 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Sound of a CitySound of a City Himself, Producer  Less Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for The Price of FameThe Price of Fame (Short) Terrance Johnson, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less Post-Prod
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The New Edition StoryThe New Edition Story (TV Mini-series) Kurtis Blow (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Part 1 (Jan 24, 2017) Kurtis Blow  Less
  • Primary photo for Empire After ShowEmpire After Show (TV Series) Host / Himself (6 episodes, 2016), Producer (5 episodes, 2016), Writer (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 6
    • What We May Be (Dec 1, 2016) Host / Himself, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Chimes at Midnight (Nov 17, 2016) Host / Himself, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Cupid Kills (Oct 13, 2016) Host / Himself, Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for LIpstick the SeriesLIpstick the Series (TV Series) Markis (5 episodes, 2015–2016), Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2015–2016 5
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  • Primary photo for The Birthright ProjectThe Birthright Project (TV Mini-series) Actor  Less 2016– 
  • Primary photo for Black BootsBlack Boots (TV Series) Connor / Pledge (3 episodes, 2013–2016)  Less 2013–2016 3
  • Primary photo for Happy HourHappy Hour (TV Series) Donnie (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Emergency ContactEmergency Contact (TV Short) ROOKIE COP  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for TMI HollywoodTMI Hollywood (TV Series) Various / Host (2 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015 2
  • Primary photo for This Is My Life So Why Are You Laughing?This Is My Life So Why Are You Laughing? (TV Series) Melvin Jackson Jr. / Melvin Jackson Jr (3 episodes, 2015), Director (3 episodes, 2015), Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2015), Writer (3 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 3
    • Part 3 (Feb 16, 2015) Melvin Jackson Jr., Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Part 2 (Feb 11, 2015) Melvin Jackson Jr, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Part 1 (Feb 10, 2015) Melvin Jackson Jr, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for PossessionPossession (TV Series) Coach Don (2015)  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Internal Affairs I.A.D.Internal Affairs I.A.D. (TV Movie) Officer Curtis Thomas, Casting Director, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Jeselnik OffensiveThe Jeselnik Offensive (TV Series) Tyrone (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Blood BrothersBlood Brothers (TV Series) Rashar (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 3
  • Primary photo for Everybody Hates ChrisEverybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Bully #1 / Graduate / Thug / Thug #3 (4 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 4
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  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Bernard (4 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 4
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  • Primary photo for HackHack (TV Series) Drug Dealer (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for America's Most WantedAmerica's Most Wanted (TV Series) Arthur (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Street LawyerThe Street Lawyer (TV Movie) Paul Bearer  Less 2003
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Minay TVMinay TV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Stop Bullying Now: Live from the Big HouseStop Bullying Now: Live from the Big House Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Cheers 2 That!Cheers 2 That! (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 3rd Annual Vibe AwardsThe 3rd Annual Vibe Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2005

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • A Scandal Skit * – Roger Melvin Jackson Jr.
  • More Than Meets The Eye * – Jason Brandon Fobbs
  • School of Hard Knocks * – co-star Tron Anderson
  • Blue * – co-star Ryan Miningham
  • Hitting The Bricks * – Mondo Brian T. Jaynes
  • House Arrest * – Tuffy Zeke Dickson
  • Five K One * – Remo Dionciel Armstrong
  • Mannsfield 12 * – Panama Craig Ross Jr.
  • After Autumn * – Kevin Jamal Hill
  • Step Up * – PJ's Boy Anne Fletcher
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Jeselnik Offensive * – Tyrone Comedy Central
  • Blood Brothers * – Rashar- Series regular Andrew Eckblad
  • CW's "Everybody Hates Chris" * – Bully- recurring Chris Rock
  • HBO's "The Wire" * – Bernard- recurring Ernest Dickerson
  • CBS "Hack" * – Street Hustler Chad Lowe
  • FOX's "America's Most Wanted * – Arthur Fox 5

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Bowie State University * – Bachelors of Arts 2005 Bowie, MD

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Anakara, Turkey * – 2 Gold Medals and bronze 1997
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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