JONATHAN JACKSON & ENATION
COMBINED BIO / 2011
Jonathan Jackson started his acting career as 'Lucky Spencer' on the hit soap opera "General Hospital" – having won a total of four daytime Emmy Awards for his role. He moved into feature film work, most notably on such films as Columbia's "Deep End of the Ocean" (with Michelle Pfieffer), Disney's "Tuck Everlasting" (with Sir Ben Kingsley and William Hurt) and Warner Bros. "Insomnia" (with Al Pacino, directed by Christopher Nolan). He has been compared to the likes of Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio in his adept ability to change roles and genres. Jonathan has worked with no less than nine Academy Award winning/nominated actors in his career, and has been featured as one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People and Sexiest Men Alive.
Recently he played the lead role in the feature film thriller "Kalamity" (with Nick Stahl) and also had a recurring role on the Fox TV series "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles". Upon Jonathan’s return to “General Hospital” in 2009, he earned back-to-back Emmy nominations for his work and consequently won his fourth Emmy as Best Supporting Actor. His presence and consistently heart wrenching performances on GH significantly boosted the shows ratings as a fan and critical favorite. TV Guide summed it up like this, “Jackson’s performance...left me breathless...make no mistake about it: Jackson was more brilliant and memorable than any other leading man in soaps.”
Official Website: www.JonathanJackson.com
Enation is an anthemic American rock band with a Euro/Rock flare fronted by Jonathan Jackson and is fast becoming known as one of the premier independent rock bands in America. ‘We like to say that our music is beneath the surface,’ says lead singer Jonathan. ‘We want to get to the deeper themes and undercurrents in life.’ Their list of accomplishments an independent band is impressive: Enation were featured on "One Tree Hill", "General Hospital" & MTV.com. They have had a Top 10 iTunes Rock Single ("Feel This [feat. Enation]) after their appearance with Bethany Joy Galeotti on “One Tree Hill”. One of their singles, "Glorious" was the #1 CDBaby single across all genres for 4 + weeks, the largest online distributor of independent music in the world. In 2011 Enation were nominated by the prestigious New Music Seminar’s Top 100 “Artists On The Verge” list, signifying artists that are ready to ‘break’ out. They have won the Grand Prize four times on the MTV sponsored international song competition, OurStage, a website that has over 4 million registered fans. CDBaby has said that Enation is "Fast becoming known as one of the best epic rock bands around." Their new album ‘My Ancient Rebellion’ was released in October, 2011 and debuted at #113 in the national iTunes Alternative charts. Enation also won a national competition held by AOL/About.Me and were featured on a billboard in NY Times Square. Enation has partnered with the anti-human trafficking organization NOT FOR SALE to help bring awareness and help combat the growing global atrocity. They describe their style as Indie-Euro-Alternative-Folk-Rock.
Official Website: www.EnationMusic.com
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