Skai Marie Jackson (born April 8, 2002) is an American actress. She is best known for playing various roles in the movie the Smurfs and the commericial Band-Aide. She currently stars as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom JESSIE.
Early Life and Career
Skai Jackson was born on April 8, 2002 in Staten Island, New York to Kiya and Jacob Jackson. As a young gir; she appeared in several commercials and shows such as Band-Aid bandages and Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (2010- 2012). She is also a child model.
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 role roles in the 2011 films Arthur and The Smurfs.
|2007||Liberty Kid||Destiny (age 3)||Independent film|
|2008||Rescue Me||Little Girl||Short film|
|2009||The Rebound||Museum Little Girl #1||Theatrical film|
|2009–2010||Bubble Guppies||Little Fish||Series regular|
|2010||Team Umizoomi||Unknown||Episode: "The Rolling Toy Parade"|
|2010||Royal Pains||Maddie Phillips||Episode: "Big Whoop"|
|2011||The Smurfs||Kicking Girl||Theatrical film|
|2011||Boardwalk Empire||Unknown||Episode: "What Does the Bee Do?"|
|2011–present||JESSIE||Zuri Ross||Series regular, Main character|
|2012-present||Odessa||Odessa||One Episode has aired (so far)|
|2012||Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil||Madison||Episode: "Only the Loan-ly/Roll Reversal"|
|2013||G.I. Joe: Retaliation||Roadblock's Daughter||Uncredited|
|2013||The Watsons Go to Birmingham||Joetta||TV movie|
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