Skai Jackson

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Skai Jackson
Skai Jackson 2011.jpg
Jackson at the Radio Disney's "N.B.T." Winner Finale Concert in December 2011
Born(2002-04-08) April 8, 2002 (age 12)[1][2]
New York City, New York, USA
OccupationActress/ Model
Years active2007–present
 
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Skai Jackson
Skai Jackson 2011.jpg
Jackson at the Radio Disney's "N.B.T." Winner Finale Concert in December 2011
Born(2002-04-08) April 8, 2002 (age 12)[1][2]
New York City, New York, USA
OccupationActress/ Model
Years active2007–present

Skai Jackson (born April 8, 2002) is an American actress. She currently co-stars as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie.

Career[edit]

Skai Jackson was born in New York City.[3] She began her career as a child model appearing in numerous national commercials, including for Band-Aid bandages.[3]

Her first major acting role was in the independent film Liberty Kid (2007). Followed by other films such as Rescue Me (2008) and The Rebound (2009). In 2009, she was cast member of the Nickelodeon pre-school animated series Bubble Guppies playing role of Little Fish. From 2010 to 2011 she guest starred in the television series Team Umizoomi, Royal Pains and Boardwalk Empire. She also had small roles in the 2011 films Arthur and The Smurfs.[4]

In 2011, she was cast as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie starring Debby Ryan.[3]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2007Liberty KidDestiny - age 3Independent film
2008Rescue MeLittle GirlShort film
2009The ReboundMuseum Little Girl #1Theatrical film
2009-2010Bubble GuppiesLittle Fish (Season 1-2)
2010Team UmizoomiKaylaEpisode: "The Rolling Toy Parade"
Royal PainsMaddie PhillipsEpisode: "Big Whoop"
2011ArthurLittle Girl
(uncredited)
Theatrical film
The SmurfsKicking Girl
Boardwalk EmpireAneishaEpisode: "What Does the Bee Do?"
2011-presentJessieZuri RossMain Role; Disney Channel Original Series
2013Good Luck Charlie"Good Luck Jessie: NYC Christmas" (season 4: episode 17)
The Watsons go to BirminghamJoetta WatsonHallmark Channel film
2014My Dad's a Soccer MomLacy CaseyMovie

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