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FactPhilip is the "scary guy with the pipe wrench" in the famous video for "Take On Me" by Norwegian pop legends a-ha.

Bennett Jackson is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Early Life

Jackson was born on March 6, 1991 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Bennett and Lisa Jackson. He has two sisters, Brittany and Lindsey. Jackson attended Hazleton Area High School, where he played football and basketball. He was a three-time all-state selection in football and was named the 2009 Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year. Jackson played in the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Jackson attended Notre Dame from 2009 to 2013. He played in 44 games with 22 starts. Jackson had 119 tackles, four interceptions and two forced fumbles in his career. He was a two-time Academic All-American and was named a National Scholar-Athlete by the National Football Foundation in 2012.


Jackson was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He was waived on August 25, 2014 and was signed to the practice squad the next day. Jackson was promoted to the active roster on December 6, 2014. He appeared in four games with one start in his rookie season. Jackson was placed on injured reserve on December 29, 2014 with a hamstring injury.

Jackson was released by the Giants on September 5, 2015. He was signed to the practice squad on September 7, 2015. Jackson was promoted to the active roster on October 3, 2015. He appeared in one game before being placed on injured reserve on October 27, 2015 with a knee injury.

Jackson was released by the Giants on September 3, 2016. He was signed to the practice squad on September 4, 2016. Jackson was promoted to the active roster on October 8, 2016. He appeared in eight games with one start in 2016 and had 18 tackles and one interception.

Jackson was released by the Giants on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the practice squad the next day. He was promoted to the active roster on October 14, 2017 and appeared in one game before being placed on injured reserve on October 24, 2017 with a hamstring injury.

On March 13, 2018, Jackson signed with the Green Bay Packers. He was released on September 1, 2018 and was signed to the practice squad the next day. Jackson was promoted to the active roster on September 29, 2018 and appeared in four games with one start before being placed on injured reserve on November 27, 2018 with a knee injury.

On August 31, 2019, Jackson was released by the Packers.

Net Worth

Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has earned a base salary of $1 million in each of his NFL seasons.

General Info

Full NameBennett Jackson
Height1.83 m
Weight87 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player
EducationUniversity of Notre Dame


ParentsGrace Jackson, Bennett Jackson Sr.


AwardsEdgar Award for Best Paperback Original

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1Philip is the "scary guy with the pipe wrench" in the famous video for "Take On Me" by Norwegian pop legends a-ha.
2Has two children, George and Amy.
3Started acting while studying Drama and German at the University of Bristol, and has worked in the theatre in Leeds, Liverpool and London.




The Best Night of Roxy's Life2014Short completedJeff
Boomers2014-2016TV SeriesAlan
Raised by Wolves2013-2016TV SeriesGrampy
DCI Banks2014TV SeriesAl Jenkins
Patrick's Day2014John Freeman
Death in Paradise2014TV SeriesDavid Witton
Agatha Christie's Poirot1989-2013TV SeriesChief Inspector Japp Assistant Commissioner Japp
Playhouse Presents2013TV SeriesPrison Governor
Shameless2013TV SeriesBarry
The Best Offer2013Fred
Cuckoo2012TV SeriesTony
Spike Island2012Mr Jackson
Friend Request Pending2012ShortTrevor
Pete Versus Life2010-2011TV SeriesFrank
My Week with Marilyn2011Roger Smith
Sugartown2011TV SeriesRon
The Golden Boy2010ShortJohn
Chekhov Comedy Shorts2010TV SeriesFather
The First Men in the Moon2010TV MovieGrand Lunar (voice)
Casualty2010TV SeriesRob Royson
The Queen2009TV SeriesHarold Wilson
Home Time2009TV SeriesRoy Jacks
Midsomer Murders2009TV SeriesDaniel Snape
Margaret2009TV MovieBernard Ingham
Crooked House2008TV SeriesJoseph Bloxham Bloxham
Massive2008TV SeriesDennis
Place of Execution2008TV Mini-SeriesOld George Bennett
Harley Street2008TV SeriesMal Fielding
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley2008TV MovieAlfred Roberts
Fanny Hill2007TV Mini-SeriesMr. Croft
The Whistleblowers2007TV SeriesAlan Marshall
The Chase2007TV SeriesFrank Jones
Grow Your Own2007Big John
New Tricks2007TV SeriesAndrew Bartlett
I Want Candy2007Stephen, Joe's Dad
Corpse2006ShortHarold Brasier
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire2006TV Mini-SeriesJovius
Foyle's War2006TV SeriesAlan Carter
The Best Man2005Mr. Barker
Funland2005TV Mini-SeriesLeo Finch
A Touch of Frost1999-2005TV SeriesD.S. Sharpe
A Little Trip to Heaven2005William
Heartbeat1998-2004TV SeriesBrian Simpson / Ken Marsden
Von Trapped2004TV MovieTorsten
Hustle2004TV SeriesArthur Bond
Murder in Suburbia2004TV SeriesBill Jackson
Grass2003TV SeriesDCI Maddox
Little Britain2003TV SeriesBreakfast Cereal Director
Mother Teresa2003TV MovieLogan
Second Nature2003TV MovieLawrence Augenblick
Trust2003TV SeriesJames
Cruise of the Gods2002TV MovieHugh Bispham
The Intended2002Norton
Crime and Punishment2002TV MovieMarmaladov
Mike Bassett: England Manager2001Lonnie Urquart
Silent Witness2001TV SeriesDI Mike Toner
The Sins2000TV Mini-SeriesMickey Thomas
Black Cab2000TV SeriesRobert
Around the World in 80 Days1999VideoInspector Fix
The Last Salute1998-1999TV SeriesLeonard Spanwick / Maurice Spanwick
Murder Most Horrid1994-1999TV SeriesPolice Sergeant / Patron
The Vice1999TV SeriesWingrove
Little Voice1998George
Corn Devils1998TV MovieGeorge Sturdley
What Rats Won't Do1998Jack's Dad
Cousin Bette1998De Wissembourg
Touching Evil1998TV SeriesJim Keller
Girls' Night1998Dave
The Ambassador1998TV SeriesDouglas Milburn
Our Boy1997TV MovieDetective Sergeant Yorke
The Opium War1997Captain White
Bramwell1997TV Mini-SeriesRonald Kennedy
Brassed Off1996Jim
Hamish Macbeth1996TV SeriesMalachi McBean
Black Hearts in Battersea1995-1996TV SeriesEustace Buckle
Lloyds Bank Channel 4 Film Challenge1995TV SeriesJimmy
The Wimbledon Poisoner1994TV Mini-SeriesDetective Inspector Russell Rush
Downwardly Mobile1994TV SeriesClem
Sista dansen1993Police Inspector
15: The Life and Death of Philip Knight1993TV MovieStan Eastwood
Bad Behaviour1993Howard Spink
Thacker1992TV MovieBen Royce
A-ha: Headlines and Deadlines - The Hits of A-ha1991VideoAssailant (Take on Me music video)
High Hopes1988Martin
The Storyteller1988TV SeriesKing
The Play on One1988TV SeriesGreg
Our Geoff1987TV Movie
First Sight1987TV SeriesMalcolm
Lizzie's Pictures1987TV Mini-SeriesDanny
Screen Two1987TV SeriesDawlish
The Fourth Protocol1987Burkinshaw
Slip-Up1986TV MoviePurgavie
Watching1986TV MoviePC Crowther
Robin Hood1984-1986TV SeriesAbbot Hugo de Rainault
Lime Street1985TV SeriesArchie
The Doctor and the Devils1985Andrew Merry-Lees
Summer Season1985TV SeriesBob - Photographer
C.A.T.S. Eyes1985TV SeriesAl Jarvis
A-Ha: Take on Me1985Video shortThe Enemy
Give My Regards to Broad Street1984Alan
A Pattern of Roses1983TV MovieBuilder
The Consultant1983TV SeriesAlloway
Hallelujah!1983TV SeriesJack Spilsbury
Tales of the Unexpected1983TV SeriesGeorge Forester
Farmers Arms1983TV MovieGeoff
Two Foolish Men1983Short
Foxy Lady1982TV SeriesLen Buckley
In Loving Memory1982TV SeriesIndian
Radio Phoenix1982TV SeriesPaul Smith (1982)
Coronation Street1982TV SeriesSmitty
BBC2 Playhouse1980-1982TV SeriesDenny / Clive
The Gentle Touch1981TV SeriesFlynn
Coming Home1981TV SeriesDonald Maddocks
Honky Tonk Heroes1981TV SeriesDerek
Caleb Williams1980TV Mini-SeriesJohn the servant
Play for Today1971-1980TV SeriesColin Pasmore / Tarpy / Jeff / ...
Sounding Brass1980TV SeriesArthur Mannion
Two Up, Two Down1979TV SeriesPoliceman
Don't Forget to Write!1979TV SeriesNorman
Afternoon Off1979TV MovieBernard
Z Cars1972-1978TV SeriesRed William / Joey / Mitchell
Leave It to Charlie1978TV SeriesGeoffrey
Strangers1978TV SeriesNose Treacy
Pickersgill People1978TV SeriesDC Billy Blincoe
Pennies from Heaven1978TV Mini-SeriesDave
A Life at Stake1978TV SeriesMallison
The Fosdyke Saga1977TV MovieBen Ditchley / Roger Ditchley / Reporter / ...
Premiere1977TV Mini-SeriesGeoff
Rogue Male1977TV Movie1st Seaman
Brensham People1976TV SeriesJeremy Briggs
Last of the Summer Wine1976TV SeriesGordon
Pressure19762nd CID Officer
The Brothers1976TV SeriesGarageman
BBC Play of the Month1976TV Series
Red Letter Day1976TV SeriesStan
The Liver Birds1975TV SeriesDelivery Man
A Little Bit of Wisdom1975TV SeriesBeaded Man
Churchill's People1975TV SeriesBoatman
Second City Firsts1974TV SeriesKen
Porridge1974TV SeriesMelvin 'Dylan' Bottomley
Marked Personal1974TV SeriesRobin Fuller
Dial M for Murder1974TV SeriesSgt. Randall
Shoulder to Shoulder1974TV Mini-SeriesCarrick
Great Mysteries1974TV SeriesCarson


Out & About in the UK2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Second City Firsts (BBC2, 1973-8)2015VideoHimself
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip2014TV SeriesHimself
Jim Davidson: At Least I'm Not Boring2014TV Special documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
Pete Postlethwaite: A Tribute2011TV Movie documentaryHimself / Jim
Revealed2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Movie Connections2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Super Sleuths2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Peter Ackroyd's London2004TV Mini-Series documentarySamuel Pepys
Nova2002TV Series documentaryFrank Wild
Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings2000TV Special documentaryWillis
Forty Minutes1986TV Series documentaryNarrator

Archive Footage

Too Much TV2016TV SeriesGrampy - Raised By Wolves
Stars in Shorts2012Trevor
Good Morning... with Anne and Nick1996TV SeriesMalachi McBean
The Story of English1986TV Mini-Series documentaryBottom


Won Awards

2014Audience AwardCork International Film FestivalInternationalPatrick's Day (2014)

Nominated Awards

1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a CastLittle Voice (1998)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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