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Birth Name: Thomas Dale Jackson
Birth Date: October 27, 1948
Birth Place: One Arrow First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada


Tom Jackson, also known as Thomas Dale Jackson, is a Canadian actor and activist.

He was born in Toronto, Ontario, and began his acting career in the 1970s.

Over the years, he has appeared in a number of TV shows and movies, including the popular Canadian series “North of 60,” in which he played the lead role of Constable Ben Crowchild, and the film “Legends of the Fall,” in which he had a supporting role.

In addition to his acting career, Jackson is also a stage actor and has performed in a number of theater productions, both in Canada and internationally.

In addition to his acting career, Jackson is known for his activism and humanitarian efforts.

He has been involved in various charitable causes and has worked to raise awareness about social and environmental issues.

Jackson’s personal struggles, including a period of homelessness during which he survived on the streets of Winnipeg for several years by hustling at pool and sleeping in stairwells or on friends’ couches, have also inspired him to advocate for marginalized and disadvantaged individuals.

Despite these challenges, Jackson has persevered and has achieved success in his career and personal life.



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