Jackson Douglas Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Oct, 2020
Facts of Jackson Douglas
Date of Birth: 1969 , May-22
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jackson Douglas
Birth Name Jackson Frederick Douglas
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kent, Washington, USA
Profession Actor, Director, Writer
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Children 2
Divorce Alex Borstein (1999 - November 9, 2017)
Education Kentridge High School, Washington State University
Online Presence Twitter
Movies The Guilt Trip
TV Show Providence; Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane; MADtv; Grounded for Life; Gilmore Girls; Family Guy
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Jackson Douglas is an American actor, writer, director, and producer most known for playing Jackson Belleville in The WB/CW comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls. He has also featured on the Fox/CW sketch comedy show MADtv and voiced multiple characters on the animated Fox sitcom Family Guy.   

When was Jackson Douglas born? His Age, Early Life, and Education

Jackson Douglas was born Jackson Frederick Douglas on May 22, 1969. At the time of this writing, he is 51 years old. 

Born and raised in Kent, Washington, Douglas attended the local Kentridge High School, graduating in 1988. He went on to attend Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.


Jackson Douglas made his professional on-screen debut in the late-'90s with appearances on TV shows like Providence and Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane

He was also featured on The CW/Fox sketch comedy show MADtv from 2000 to 2001.

Jackson Douglas as Jackson Belleville on Gilmore Girls SOURCE: Bustle

Later in 2000, Douglas had his breakthrough role in The WB/CW comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls. He played the husband of Melissa McCarthy's character Sookie St. James, Jackson Belleville. Ironically, the character of Sookie was set to be played by his then-wife Alex Borstein before the part went to McCarthy. 

Douglas has also voiced a litany of characters on the animated sitcom Family Guy -- a show which also featured his then-wife Alex Borstein as one of the leads, Lois Griffin.   

Besides that, Douglas has also directed episodes of Gilmore Girls and Bun Heads as well as the 2010 comedy feature film For Christ's Sake

Father of Two Children with Ex-Wife Alex Borstein

Jackson Douglas was previously married for eighteen years to the American actress, writer, comedian, singer, and producer, Alex Borstein.

Borstein is known for a great many things, including voicing Lois Griffin on Seth MacFarlane's animated adult sitcom Family Guy on Fox and her Emmy Award-winning role as Susie Myerson in the Amazon Prime period comedy-drama series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. 

Jackson Douglas and his ex-wife Alex Borstein SOURCE: People.com

They met while both were studying at the ACME Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles. Douglas proposed to her during the taping of a comedy skit on MADtv. Their marriage was held sometime in 1999.

They went on to have two children together: son Barnaby Borstein Douglas, born on September 8, 2008; and daughter Henrietta Borstein Douglas, born on October 1, 2012.     

Douglas filed for divorce in October 2014 and the proceedings were finalized on November 9, 2017.  

What is Jackson Douglas' Net Worth in 2020?

Jackson Douglas is believed to hold a net worth of around $1 million in 2020. The actor-writer-director is most known for playing Jackson Belleville on Gilmore Girls and has appeared on the sketch comedy show MADtv and the animated sitcom Family Guy