Now in HD! Never before seen full interview! Fans know him as Grover from the “Percy Jackson” films. Get to know the real guy behind the films and stand-up stage. SIDEWALKS host Richard talks to Brandon T. Jackson.
Video Content: Brandon T. Jackson (2013):
For the first time in HD, the full interview with the actor and stand-up comedian, who talked with SIDEWALKS host Richard R. Lee about his stand-up comedy and acting career and working on the “Percy Jackson” films.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Brandon T. Jackson is a stand-up comedian and actor. Teens and young adults know him as satyr Grover Underwood in “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” and “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.”
He started his career in comedy by performing on stage, such as the famed the Laugh Factory. He went into acting, starting with a role as Junior” in “Roll Bounce.” Other notable roles include: “Tropic Thunder,” “Lottery Ticket,” “Fast & Furious,” “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” and “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son.”
Jackson also hosted “The Brandon T. Jackson Show,” has appeared on “Norm,” “Wild ‘N Out,” and “Raising Hope,” as well as starred in the unsold TV pilot of “Beverly Hills Cop.”
Recorded: August 2, 2013
Host/Segment Producer/Editor: Richard R. Lee
Videographer: J.P. Langston
Special Thanks To: 20th Century Fox, Allied-THA, Kelda McKinney