Victoria Jackson

 

Date Of Birth

August 2, 1959
 

Biography

Born on August 2, 1959 in Miami, Florida, comedian and actress Victoria Jackson is best known for her stint on Saturday Night Live. At a young age, she underwent training for gymnastics. She was educated at the private Dade Christian School, where she emerged as the Homecoming Queen and was a cheerleader. She then moved to Florida Bible College, joining several gymnastics competitions at the time. She continued her education at Furman University and Auburn University, switching her career to acting by studying theatre from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She took on a variety of jobs before getting her big break, performing stand-up comedy in a club and later appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. She became famous for reading poetry while doing a headstand, which led her to gain even more attention and several TV roles.

Jackson then joined Saturday Night Live's 12th season, working on Weekend Update with Dennis Miller. She impersonated a number of celebrities, from Linda Blair to Rob Lowe. She also appeared on film, such as Family Business and I Love You to Death. Since leaving the show, she starred in the Nickelodeon series Romeo! and was a participant in season 2 of Celebrity Fit Club.
 

Place of Birth

Miami, Florida
 

Birth Name

Victoria Jackson
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

- She has one child with former husband Nisan Evantoff and another with Paul Wessel, whom she married in 1992.

- She is an avid supporter of the Tea Party movement.

 

Filmography

2011: Marriage Retreat - Katrina Sullivan
2011: Sea of Chance's (short) - Trixie Williams
2010: The Journey - Leslie
2009: The Last Laugh (short) - Annie
2009: Gnashing the Gnash (short) - Andrea 'Chatter' Wilson
2008-2009: Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight (TV series) - Grace Kiefer
2008: Larry the Cable Guy's Star-Studded Christmas Extravaganza (TV movie) - Woman in Church/Larry's wife
2008: Soccer Mom - Dr. Renneker
2007: Thou Shalt Laugh the Deuce (video) - Comedian
2007: Buzby and the Grumble Bees (video short) - Bebe
2007: 20q (short) - Lolita Dorchuck
2006: Midnight Clear - Margaret
2005: Celebrity Fit Club (TV series) - Herself
2005: Her Minor Thing - Norma
2004: Romeo! (TV series) - Mrs. Rogers
2004: Shut Up and Kiss Me! - Harriet Ballister
2002: Ocean Ave. (TV series) - Crystal Tate
2002: Santa vs. the Snowman 3D (short) - Communication Elf (voice)
2002: Jumping for Joy - Myra Dean
2000-2001: Strip Mall (TV series) - Patty
2000: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV series) - Annabelle
1999: The X-Files (TV series) - Sheila Fontaine
1998: Conrad Bloom (TV series) - Carol
1998: Touched by an Angel (TV series) - Lydia
1998: No More Baths - Charlotte Bildmore
1997: Santa vs. the Snowman (TV short) - Communication Elf (voice)
1997: The Weird Al Show (TV series) - Crying Woman
1997: The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (video) - Mouse (voice)
1996: Viper (TV series) - Samantha Taylor
1996: Wedding Bell Blues - Mrs. Spell, Botique Customer
1996: Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV series) - Nurse
1996: The Undercover Kid - Nellie the Cat (voice)
1996: Bombshell - Waitress
1994: The Naked Truth (TV series) - Darla
1995: Unhappily Ever After (TV series) - Susan
1995: A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (TV movie) - Lisa Kaye
1992-1994: Garfield and Friends (TV series) - Penelope
1994: Diagnosis Murder (TV series) - Marilyn
1994: In the Heat of the Night (TV series) - Beverly Ross
1993: Based on an Untrue Story (TV movie) - Corduroy
1986-1992: Saturday Night Live (TV series) - Various/Audrey Horne/Bizilady user/…
1990: I Love You to Death - Lacey
1989: Family Business - Christine
1989: UHF - Teri
1989: Dream a Little Dream - Kit Keller
1988: Casual Sex? - Melissa
1988: The Couch Trip - Robin
1987: The Pick-up Artist - Lulu
1987: Baby Boom - Eve
1986: Stoogemania - Nurse Grabatit
1985: Half Nelson (TV series) - Annie O'Hara
1985: Half Nelson (TV movie) - Annie O'Hara
1984: W*A*L*T*E*R (TV short) - Victoria
1983: The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour (TV series) - Various
1983: Double Exposure - Racetrack Model #1
1982: The Jeffersons (TV series) - Wendy
 

Height

5' 6" (1.68 m)
 

Quotes

"Progressive is the new word for Communist."