Jackson Hurst

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Jackson Hurst
Born Jackson Ryan Hurst
(1979-02-17) February 17, 1979 (age 35)[1]
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
External images
Jackson Hurst in September 2012

Jackson Ryan Hurst[2] (born February 17, 1979) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Grayson Kent on the Lifetime comedy series Drop Dead Diva (2009–2014).

Early life[edit]

Hurst was born and raised in the Houston area. He attended St. Pius X High School and Baylor University, where he majored in international economics and management information systems with a minor in Spanish. After college, Hurst spent a year in Mexico City working for a transport company before beginning a finance career in Houston.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Hurst kept his day job in the finance industry, juggling it with acting gigs, until he was offered a role in The Mist in 2007.[3] He appeared in episodes of the television series Inspector Mom in 2006, The Closer in 2009 and NCIS in 2010. Since 2009, Hurst has played Grayson Kent on the Lifetime original comedy series Drop Dead Diva.[4] He also appeared in the films Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007), The Mist (2007) and Shorts (2009). In 2011, Hurst starred in his first leading role in the film A Bird Of The Air.[5]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jackson Hurst: Biography, Latest News & Videos". tvguide.com. May 22, 2010. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  2. ^ a b "How Do I Know You, Jackson Hurst?". Austin American Statesman. May 22, 2010. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  3. ^ a b "'A Bird of the Air' Star Jackson Hurst Soars Toward His Dreams". Back Stage. October 5, 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  4. ^ "Jackson Hurst as Grayson Kent". Lifetime. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  5. ^ "A Bird of the Air (2011)". New York Times. September 22, 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 

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