Leeah D. Jackson

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Leeah D. Jackson
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Leeah D Jackson.JPG, Promotional Shot, 2014
Background information
Birth name Leeah Deneen Jackson
Born (1998-01-26) January 26, 1998 (age 16)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Genres Inspirational, hip hop, pop
Occupation(s) Actress, recording artist, activist, singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, violin
Years active 2001–present
Website www.facebook.com/OfficialLeeahDJackson

Leeah Deneen Jackson (born January 26, 1998) is an American teen actress. She is a teen actress, singer, and dancer with appearances in films and television series and more than 15 commercials. She played the role of Haley in The Shield TV series.

Life and career[edit]

Leeah D. Jackson was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Los Angeles, California after her family moved to California to pursue her brother Henry E. Taylor III, aka Henry The III's career.

Leeah D. Jackson is a singer, rapper, songwriter, dancer, actor, on-air-personality and an activist for Anti-Bullying. Her television and film appearances include The Shield, Boston Public, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC Family - HBO Jam, A Mother’s Choice, and In The Hive, and music videos for Mindless Behavior's "Girls Talkin' Bout", The Rangers' "Pretty Girl Shake It", Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair", Cori B's "SMH", and Motion City Soundtrack's "Her World Destroys My Planet". She sang for Michael Jackson for his 45th birthday party. Leeah's latest project is her recorded single, "HeadPhones", which she co-wrote.

Filmography[edit]

Film and Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 HBO Family Happy Kid Jammy Friend Main Role
2003 The Appointment Katie Short Film
2004 Boston Public Lydia Chapter Seventy-Eight
2006 The Shield Haley 1 episode
2006 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Fun Girl Hack-A-Shaq 1 episode
2007 The Maury Povich Show Most Talented Kids Rapper
2008 Nadia Geller |Date My House Date My House Episode #1.3
2010 Flip The Script Kids Entertainer Composer
2010 A Mother's Choice Leeah D. Composer
2010 A Mother's Choice Leeah Main Role
2012 Behind The Talent A Mother's Choice Herself TV Series
2012 A Mother's Choice The Ultimatum Leeah Main Role
2012 The Hive Prison Visitor TV Movie

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2012 Shorty Awards Best Content Producers on Social Media "Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Tumblr" Nominated
2013 Young Artist Award Best Actress in a Short Film - Lead Young Actress A Mother's Choice the Ultimatum Nominated [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. 

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