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Randy Jackson (music producer)

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Randy Jackson was born on June 23, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA as Randall Darius Jackson. He is a producer and actor, known for American Idol (2002), The National Christmas Tree Lighting (2009) and Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (2007). He has been married to Erika Jackson since December 29, 1995. They have two children. He was previously married to Elizabeth.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Nearly an 'American Idol' Casualty

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Randy Jackson -- Simon's No Paula Abdul

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- 2850 days ago
Welcome to Hollywood -- Abdul Threatens 'Idol'

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- 3019 days ago
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- 3056 days ago
Randy Jackson -- Kicking Dawg to the Curb

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- 3075 days ago
Randy Jackson -- America Is Never Wrong

Randy Jackson
America Is Never Wrong

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- 3078 days ago
'A.I.' Judges Issue Contempt Citation

'A.I.' Judges Issue Contempt Citation

Maybe it's just us ... but last night on "American Idol" it seemed Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson could not hide their disdain for newbie Kara DioGuardi. Watch closely as Kris Allen finishes his… READ MORE >

- 3107 days ago
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