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talk show host

Michael Jackson, American talk show host. Recipient Golden Plate award Academy Achievement, 1961, Emmy awards (7), Golden Mike awards (4), star on Hollywood Walk fo Fame; named Radio Talkshow Host of Year National Association Radio Talkshow Hosts, 1997-1998; decorated Legion of Merit, 1986, Most Excellent Order British Empire, 1988.


Jackson, Michael was born on April 16, 1934 in London. Came to United States, 1958. Son of Harry and Terry E. Jackson.


High school diploma, King Edward VII, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1951. Doctor of Laws (honorary), We. State University.


Announcer, producer S.A.B.C., Johannesburg, 1952-1956, British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1956-1958. Talkshow host, disc jockey WHYN Radio and television, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1958-1960. Disc jockey KYA Radio, San Francisco, 1960-1961.

Talkshow host KEWB Radio, Oakland and San Francisco, 1961-1962, KHJ Radio/television, Los Angeles, 1962-1963, KNX Radio, Los Angeles, 1963-1964, KCET (Public Broadcasting Service) television, Los Angeles, 1963-1965, KABC television, Los Angeles, 1965-1967, KABC Radio, Los Angeles, 1966-1998, KRLA Radio, Los Angeles, since 1998.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, horseback riding, skiing, gardening, cooking.


Married Alana Ladd, October 16, 1965. Children: Alan Ladd, Alisa Sue, Devon Michael.

Harry Jackson

Terry E. Jackson

Alana Ladd

Devon Michael Jackson

Alan Ladd Jackson

Alisa Sue Jackson