Jackson Davis

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Jackson Davis
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Davis as Jonas in lonelygirl15
Born (1979-03-19) March 19, 1979 (age 38)[1]
Gloversville, New York, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005-present

Jackson Davis (born March 19, 1979 in Gloversville, New York) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying the character "Jonas" from the lonelygirl15 videos series, its spinoff KateModern,[2] and its sequel series, LG15: The Resistance.[3][4] He was born in Gloversville, New York but was raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he attended Ephrata High School. He starred in the 2009 film You, Only Better..., a movie about life coaches.[5][6]

After graduation from high school, Davis worked a series of odd jobs before enlisting in the United States Navy. Davis was unhappy in the Navy, and afterwards he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.[7]

Davis was cast as the third major actor on lonelygirl15 in November 2006.[6] His character Jonas was described as the rich alpha-dog contrast to the penniless beta-dog Daniel, played by Yousef Abu-Taleb.[8] In addition to his work on lonelygirl15, Davis, a member of Playhouse West,[9] has appeared in an episode of CSI: NY, and played a prominent role as a drug dealer in an episode of "CSI" that originally aired on April 1, 2010. He has appeared in numerous independent features including his starring role in Strange Angel, and over 15 independent shorts, including "Latter Day Fake." [7][9]

Davis appeared in a Raul Midon music video, "Pick Somebody Up," in 2007.[10] In September 2008, he spent a week hosting at the ACME Comedy Theatre.[11][12] The following summer, he appeared in a series of web videos parodying celebrity Proposition 8 videos.[13][14]

Davis has also played the role of Donovan in the 2016 film The Wrong Car.

Davis also appeared in a Bud Light television advertisement.[15]


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