The Actors’ Room: Eddie Jackson


In this episode of The Actors’ Room, Lynn Larkin is joined by Eddie Jackson.

Eddie’s most recent credits include the feature film Red Room, directed by Stephen Gaffney, Game of Thrones (‘Battle of the Bastards’ and ‘Book of the Stranger’), directed by Miguel Sapochnick, Riegn (TV Show) and Ripper Street (TV Show). He is also currently shooting Acceptable Risk, a six-part series.


Eddie studied theatre studies at Inchicore College and later completed the Dublin Acting Class with Terry McMahon. His other film and television credits include Vikings (T.V.) J.A.M (Short), Gold (Feature), Justlikeabitch (Short), Dog Eat Dog (Short), Proclaim (Short), Bridge Station (Short), Promised Land (Short), Windows (Short), The Last Frame (Short) and The Light of Day (Feature).


Eddie also appeared in the short films A House of Cards and Normal, written and produced with fellow actor Mark McCabe. Both films had successful festival runs with Normal most notably being selected for the Cork Film Festival. Normal won Best Screenplay at The Underground Film Festival and was also nominated for best film, with Eddie also being nominated for best actor.


He directed the short Lennon v McCartney, starring Seamus Brennan and Ruaidhri Conroy in 2015, which was based on the play by the same name, written by Stephen Kennedy.





Eddie Jackson features on an Actor’s Panel hosted by Lynn Larkin at this year’s DubWebFest, joined by Aiobheann McCaul (Fair City), Tony Kelly (The Hurler)  and Karen Healy (Pondering Media). The actors will discuss their experiences, future projects and the changing nature of traditional TV versus online TV.The Actors Panel takes place at Filmbase on Friday, 18th November at 7pm 

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