• 25 October 2003
  •  Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Armani Jackson


Armani has been grabbing the attention of major feature film directors in big budget feature films since the moment he began acting at only 6 years old. He continued to be in the mix for prominent roles in feature films over the next few years until he booked a lead role opposite Elijah Wood in the Lionsgate feature film Cooties. He booked his second feature film role opposite Vin Diesel in The Last Witch Hunter and then went on to get the Lead of Cary Fukunaga's Little Boxes. He played Nelsan Ellis and Melanie Lynskey's biracial child in the most buzzed about film at Tribeca 2016 and was named by Indiewire as one of the Breakout Actors of the festival. Armani just landed a role in Ready Player One with Steven Spielberg. He will also be playing the lead role in a film about a biracial boy struggling with his identity called A Home of My Own alongside Nelsan Ellis. Armani played Braden Morris, the "Bubble Boy" on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, their longest running medical storyline. Armani also played Boris Kodjoe's son on BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and had a role on the short lived ABC show Man Up. Armani's family is no stranger to the entertainment industry. His sister, Talia Jackson, has a series regular role on ABC Raised By Wolves as Dusty Gable. She has been acting since 7 years old and is also a recording artist. She was a guest singer for Andrea Bocelli and David Foster for 2 years on their Christmas Tour. Armani's mom, Kelly Jackson, has also worked for years in the entertainment industry as an international model with the Ford and Elite agencies and was a commercial actress. Kelly is now a film producer. His father was a prominent college basketball player with a short stint in the NBA.