Selmer Jackson

American actor (1888–1971) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Selmer Adolf Jackson (May 7, 1888 – March 30, 1971) was an American stage[1] film and television actor. He appeared in nearly 400 films between 1921 and 1963. His name was sometimes spelled Selmar Jackson.[2]

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Selmer Jackson
Jackson in 1930
Selmer Adolf Jackson

(1888-05-07)May 7, 1888
DiedMarch 30, 1971(1971-03-30) (aged 82)
Resting placeValhalla Memorial Park Cemetery
Years active1921–1963

Jackson was born in Lake Mills, Iowa[2] and died in Burbank, California from a heart attack.[2][3]

Jackson gained early acting experience in stock theater, working with groups such as the Des Moines Stock Company.[4] Jackson's screen debut was in the silent film The Supreme Passion (1921).[2]

On March 30, 1971, Jackson died of a heart attack in Burbank, California. He was 82.[5]