Joined Dec 17 2016
67 years old
Jackson Townsend has been performing in community theaters off and on since he was eight years old in Buffalo, NY. He studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon University and has appeared on several New Orleans stages, starting with the old Tulane Arena Theatre. More recently, he has worked with Southern Rep., Rivertown Rep., The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, the Cripple Creek Theatre Company and others. He also appeared with Josh Brolin in the Warner Bros. film, Jonah Hex. Until his retirement, he worked in the field of academic media design and production, spending many years with the LSU Health Sciences Center. He holds a Master of Science degree in Communications (Television and Radio) from Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. He is married with three sons.