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Marc Evan Jackson Biography
Marc Evan Jackson is an American comedian and actor recognized for his role as Sparks Nevada in the Thrilling Adventure Hour, Kevin Cozner in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trevor Nelsson in Parks and Recreation, Dr. Murphy in 22 Jump Street, and Shawn in The Good Place. He is an actor, known for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), The Good Place (2016) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013). He has been married to Beth Hagenlocker since April 27, 2002.
Marc Evan Jackson Age | Family
Marc was born on 21 August 1970 in Buffalo, New York. He is 48 years old. He grew up in nearby Amherst, New York. Jackson has a brother and a sister.
Marc Evan Jackson Education | Career
He graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1988. He later obtained a bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in 1992 with a major in philosophy and minors in political science and environmental studies. While in college, he also participated in theatre productions. Jackson worked as a deckhand on the MV Americana during summers. He spent a few years working on schooners after graduating from college. He also worked as a producer and host for WGVU, a National Public Radio affiliate in Michigan, replacing Bill Freeman as the host of the Morning Show in 1997.
Jackson started his improv career with River City Improv, a group associated with Calvin College, after attending a rehearsal to play the piano. He later joined The Second City Detroit, becoming a member of the main company in 1998. While at Second City Detroit he participated in the 1999 show “Phantom Menace to Society. Jackson moved to Los Angeles in 2001. He taught improv at Second City Hollywood. He joined the long-form improv group called “The 313” in 2003. The 313 is named for Detroit’s area code and is made up of mostly former Detroit residents, including Keegan-Michael Key, Larry Joe Campbell, Joshua Funk, Nyima Funk, Andy Cobb, Maribeth Monroe, and Jaime Moyer. The 313 continues to perform at comedy festivals around the country, including Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Detroit.
Jackson starred in a web series in 2011 directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts called Fox Compton. He has gone on to work with Vogt-Roberts many times, including on the film The Kings of Summer in 2013 and in the television series Mash Up on Comedy Central. Jackson has also made guest appearances in a number of other television series, including Key & Peele, Psych, Arrested Development, Happy Endings, The Middle, 2 Broke Girls, Modern Family, Kroll Show, Hello Ladies, and Black-ish. In 2012, Jackson starred in Suit Up, a web series co-produced by DirecTV and Fox Digital Studio, as Jim Dunnigan.
Suit Up was the first of Fox Digital Studio’s series to be picked up for a second season. In January 2012, Jackson stood in for Bradley Cooper to play the part of Ben in a staged reunion performance of Wet Hot American Summer at the San Francisco Comedy Festival. Jackson has appeared as attorney Trevor Nelsson in half a dozen episodes of Michael Schur’s comedy series Parks and Recreation and was later cast as Kevin Cozner in Schur and Dan Goor’s series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Jackson had a supporting role in the Amazon pilot The Rebels, which premiered online in 2014 but was not picked up for a full series. In February 2014, it was announced that Jackson would play the role of Jim in the Fox pilot titled Fatrick.
Jackson continued his affiliation with Schur by taking on a recurring role in his new comedy The Good Place as Shawn, who is first identified as the judge of conflicts between the Good Place and the Bad Place, but is later revealed to be a supervisor of the Bad Place; his fellow 313 member Monroe (who plays Mindy St.Claire) is also a recurring regular. Jackson also hosts the official The Good Place: The Podcast for NBC.
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Jackson is also known for his voiceover work, which includes movies like President Wolfman, radio series such as Adventures in Odyssey, and web series including Funny or Die Presents Brick Novax’s Diary. In October 2013, Jackson appeared as Marcus Vanston in a live performance of the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale. This episode, titled “The Debate”, was released on May 1, 2014.
Jackson has appeared in numerous national ad campaigns, including Farmers Insurance with J.K. Simmons, Sears, Coors, Aaron’s, Progressive, and DirecTv.
Marc Evan Jackson Movies And Tv Shows
|2000||Garage: A Rock Saga||The Saucy Chef|
|2003||Melvin Goes to Dinner||Extra|
|2009||Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Commander, US Central Command|
|2009||The Slammin’ Salmon||Dry Sac Customer|
|2010||Bright Day!||Tripp Bailey|
|2011||Good News, Oklahoma!||Tucker||Short|
|2012||President Wolfman||John Wolfman||Voice|
|2013||The Kings of Summer||Mr. Keenan|
|2014||22 Jump Street||Dr. Martin P. Murphy|
|2016||Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping||“Teacher” during song performance||Deleted scene|
|2017||Kong: Skull Island||Steve Woodward|
|2017||Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle||Principal Bentley|
|2018||Can You Ever Forgive Me?||Lloyd|
|2002||One on One||The Store Clerk||Episode: “Give Me Some Credit”|
|2003||ILL-ustrated||Various characters (voice)||Various episodes|
|2006||Campaign Trail||Bobbie Grant||TV movie|
|2006||According to Jim||Harried Guy||Episode: “Belaboring the Point”|
|2007||Case Closed||Nathan Shadle||TV movie|
|2007||Carpoolers||Man on Street||Episode: “The Seminar”|
|2008||Last Comic Standing||Himself||Episode: “Auditions 3”|
|2008||Reno 911!||Amnesiac||Episode: “The Wall”|
|2008||Scare Tactics||Various||2 episodes|
|2008||Atom TV||Jay||Episode #1.14|
|2008||Carpet Bros||Xavier Montrose Raylon||6 episodes|
|2008||Last Call with Carson Daly||Sky Collins||1 episode|
|2009||Super Dave’s Spike Tacular||4 episodes|
|2009||The Burr Effect||Mansion Security||Pilot|
|2010||Vamped Out||Audition Actor #2||Episode: “A New Day”|
|2011||Funny or Die Presents: Brick Novax’s Diary||Brick Novax (voice)||4 episodes|
|2011–2014||Workaholics||Dr. Gerald Landes||2 episodes|
|2011||Psych||Sheldon Gates||Episode: “In for a Penny…”|
|2011||Kickin’ It||Doctor Rose||Episode: “Breaking Board”|
|2012||Wolfpack of Reseda||Rod||3 episodes|
|2012||Mash Up||Various||Various episodes|
|2012||Happy Endings||Fishmonger||Episode: “More Like Stanksgiving”|
|2012||RVC: The Lone Shopping Network||Surgeon|
|2012||You’re Whole||Jim Rigmann|
|2012–2013||Suit Up||Jim Dunnigan||16 episodes|
|2012–2013||Key & Peele||Various||2 episodes|
|2013||2 Broke Girls||Eli||Episode: “And the Temporary Distraction”|
|2013||Arrested Development||Storage Auctioneer||Episode: “Colony Collapse”|
|2013||Hello Ladies||Manager||Episode: “The Limo”|
|2013–2015||Kroll Show||Various||4 episodes|
|2013–2015||Parks and Recreation||Trevor Nelsson||10 episodes|
|2014||The Spoils of Babylon||Bank Man||Episode: “The Foundling”|
|2014||The Middle||Professor Danziger||Episode: “The Carpool”|
|2014||Modern Family||Tad||Episode: “Spring-a-Ding-Fling”|
|2014||The Rebels||Phil Mavon||Pilot|
|2014–2017||Adventure Time||Kim Kil Whan/Mr. F (voice)||3 episodes|
|2014||I Didn’t Do It||Mr. Buffington||Episode: “Lindy Nose Best”|
|2014–2015||You’re the Worst||Therapist||2 episodes|
|2014||The League||Mr. Rappaport||Episode: “Sitting Shiva”|
|2014||Masters of Sex||Harold||Episode: “One for the Money, Two for the Show”|
|2014||Newsreaders||Ryan Rosenberg||Episode: “Motorboating Dads; the Negative $100,000 Question”|
|2014||Nick Offerman: American Ham||IP Attorney||TV special|
|2014–present||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Dr. Kevin Cozner||10 episodes|
|2015||Man Seeking Woman||Judge||Episode: “Gavel”|
|2015–2016||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Proctor / Father Peters||2 episodes|
|2015||The Spoils Before Dying||Kermit Biggs||5 episodes|
|2015||Rizzoli & Isles||Dr. Hart||Episode: “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”|
|2015||Black-ish||David Cooper||Episode: “Churched”|
|2016||The People’s Mayor||Commissioner Gordon||Pilot|
|2017–present||The Good Place||Shawn||Recurring; 14 episodes|
|2017||Jeff & Some Aliens||Duncan / Uprising Member (voice)||Episode: “Jeff & Some Colonists”|
|2017||Detroiters||Dr. Kozak||Episode: “Dream Cruise”|
|2017||Wrecked||Father Daddy||Episode: “Sister Mercy”|
|2017||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Justin||Episode: “Namaste”|
|2017–2018||DuckTales||Bentley Buzzard, Bradford Buzzard (voice)||3 episodes|
|2018||Another Period||Captain||Episode: “The Love Boat”|
|2018||My Dead Ex||Vice Principal Kelly||Recurring; 5 episodes|
|2018||Mr. Neighbor’s House 2||Doctor Salmonvich||TV special|
|2018||Living Biblically||MC||Episode: “Thou Shalt Not Covet”|
|2018||Better Call Saul||Henry||Episode: “Talk”|
|2018–2019||Splitting Up Together||Gene||Recurring; 4 episodes|
|Guys With Feelings||Comedy Bit – Calling the Veep||2006.02.17||Vice-President Cheney|
|Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show||#37||2010.01.19||Himself (Cast & Crew of Drones)|
|#43||2010.03.30||Himself (1st Year Birthday, part 2)|
|Comedy Bang! Bang!||#50||2010.04.23||Harry Houdini|
|Thrilling Adventure Hour||All||2011–2015||Sparks Nevada/WorkJuice Player|
|Pop My Culture||#37||2011.03.22||Himself|
|Dead Authors Podcast||Appendix A||2011.12.20||O. Henry|
|Ch. 16||2013.04.02||Gore Vidal|
|Superego||The War of Two Worlds||2012||WorkJuice Player|
|The Matthew Aaron Show||#77||2012.01.23||Himself|
|Kickin’ It Mary Lynn Style||#5||2012.08.16||Himself|
|Giant Fire Breathing Robot||#149||2012.10.31||Himself|
|Welcome to Night Vale||#32.5||2014.05.01||Marcus Vanston|
|Chewin’ It With Kevin and Steve||#84||2014.10.29||Himself|
|Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins||#2||2015.04.06||Himself|
|The JV Club||#158||2015.06.11||Himself|
|The Good Place: The Podcast||All||2018.01.06–present||Himself (Interviewer)|
Marc Evan Jackson Wife | Children
Jackson is married to Beth Hagenlocker. The couple married on April 27, 2002. The pair has no kids yet. They live in Venice with their cats Penny, Charlie, and Snug. Jackson is known for wearing a bow tie, both in character as Sparks Nevada as well as out of character.
Marc Evan Jackson Net Worth
Marc is an American actor who has an estimated net worth of $1.5million dollars.
Marc Evan Jackson Jumanji
Marc portrays Principal Bentley on the film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
Marc Evan Jackson Brooklyn 99
He portrays Kevin Cozner, Captain Raymond Holt’s husband, on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Marc Evan Jackson The Good Place
Marc Evan Jackson plays the role of Shawn in The Good Place.
Marc Evan Jackson Podcast
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Marc Evan Jackson Better Call Saul
He portrays Henry DeVore in Better Call Saul.
Marc Evan Jackson Glow
GLOW is an American comedy web television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. The series revolves around a fictionalization of the characters and gimmicks of the 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (or GLOW) founded by David McLane. Rich Sommer has a recurring role as Mark Eagan.
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How The Good Place Is Written
Have you ever watched The Good Place and wondered, How do they do that?It’s a fair question. The Good Place is a bit of a marvel of modern TV writing, with its ability to pack so much story, character, and ideas in a network sitcom format. At Vulture Festival L.A. last November, we tried to get to the bottom of that question by hosting a panel with the show’s writers. Moderated by cast member and The Good Place: The Podcast host Marc Evan Jackson, the show’s creator and showrunner Mike Schur was joined by writers Megan Amram, Jen Statsky, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan, Matt Murray, Cord Jefferson, Kassia Miller, Dan Schofield, Andrew Law, Christopher Encell, and Rae Sanni.
Now that panel can be exclusively heard on Good One, Vulture Comedy’s podcast about jokes and the people who write them. Read a short excerpt of the panel below, and tune in to Good One every Monday on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.
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