Marc Evan Jackson Biography, Age, Family, Height, and Net Worth

Marc Evan Jackson Biography

Marc Evan Jackson is an American comedian and actor recognized for his role as Sparks Nevada in the Thrilling Adventure Hour, Kevin Cozner in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trevor Nelsson in Parks and Recreation, Dr. Murphy in 22 Jump Street, and Shawn in The Good Place.  

He is an actor, known for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), The Good Place (2016) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013). He has been married to Beth Hagenlocker since April 27, 2002.

Marc Evan Jackson Age | Family

Marc was born on 21 August 1970 in Buffalo, New York. He is 53 years old as of 2023. He grew up in nearby Amherst, New York. Jackson has a brother and a sister.

Marc Evan Jackson Early Life

He graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1988. He later obtained a bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in 1992 with a major in philosophy and minors in political science and environmental studies. 

While in college, he also participated in theatre productions. Jackson worked as a deckhand on the MV Americana during summers.

He spent a few years working on schooners after graduating from college. He also worked as a producer and host for WGVU, a National Public Radio affiliate in Michigan, replacing Bill Freeman as the host of the Morning Show in 1997.

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Jackson started his improv career with River City Improv, a group associated with Calvin College, after attending a rehearsal to play the piano. He later joined The Second City Detroit, becoming a member of the main company in 1998. 

While at Second City Detroit he participated in the 1999 show “Phantom Menace to Society. Jackson moved to Los Angeles in 2001. He taught improv at Second City Hollywood. 

He joined the long-form improv group called “The 313” in 2003. The 313 is named for Detroit’s area code and is made up of mostly former Detroit residents, including Keegan-Michael Key, Larry Joe Campbell, Joshua Funk, Nyima Funk, Andy Cobb, Maribeth Monroe, and Jaime Moyer. 

The 313 continues to perform at comedy festivals around the country, including Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Detroit.

Jackson Career

Jackson starred in a web series in 2011 directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts called Fox Compton. He has gone on to work with Vogt-Roberts many times, including on the film The Kings of Summer in 2013 and in the television series Mash Up on Comedy Central.

Jackson has also made guest appearances in a number of other television series, including Key & PeelePsychArrested DevelopmentHappy EndingsThe Middle2 Broke GirlsModern FamilyKroll ShowHello Ladies, and Black-ish.

In 2012, Jackson starred in Suit Up, a web series co-produced by DirecTV and Fox Digital Studio, as Jim Dunnigan.Suit Up was the first of Fox Digital Studio’s series to be picked up for a second season.

In January 2012, Jackson stood in for Bradley Cooper to play the part of Ben in a staged reunion performance of Wet Hot American Summer at the San Francisco Comedy Festival. 

Jackson had a supporting role in the Amazon pilot The Rebels, which premiered online in 2014 but was not picked up for a full series. In February 2014, it was announced that Jackson would play the role of Jim in the Fox pilot titled Fatrick.

The Good Place

 Jackson continued his affiliation with Schur by taking on a recurring role in his new comedy The Good Place as Shawn, who is first identified as the judge of conflicts between the Good Place and the Bad Place, but is later revealed to be a supervisor of the Bad Place; his fellow 313 member Monroe (who plays Mindy St.Claire) is also a recurring regular. Jackson also hosts the official The Good Place: The Podcast for NBC.

Voice work

Jackson is also known for his voiceover work, which includes movies like President Wolfman, radio series such as Adventures in Odyssey, and web series including Funny or Die Presents Brick Novax’s Diary.

In October 2013, Jackson appeared as Marcus Vanston in a live performance of the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale. This episode, titled “The Debate”, was released on May 1, 2014.


Jackson has appeared in numerous national ad campaigns, including Farmers Insurance with J.K. Simmons, Sears, Coors, Aaron’s, Progressive, and DirecTv.

Marc Evan Jackson Movies And Tv Shows





2000 Garage: A Rock Saga The Saucy Chef  
2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner Extra  
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Commander, US Central Command  
2009 The Slammin’ Salmon Dry Sac Customer  
2010 Drones Ian  
2010 Bright Day! Tripp Bailey  
2011 Good News, Oklahoma! Tucker Short
2012 The Babymakers Jefferey  
2012 Karaoke Man Marble  
2012 President Wolfman John Wolfman Voice
2013 The Kings of Summer Mr. Keenan  
2014 22 Jump Street Dr. Martin P. Murphy  
2015 Tenured Jerry Trask  
2015 Bad Night John  
2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping “Teacher” during song performance Deleted scene
2016 Mono Agent James  
2017 Kong: Skull Island Steve Woodward  
2017 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Principal Bentley  
2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me? Lloyd  






2002 One on One The Store Clerk Episode: “Give Me Some Credit”
2003 ILL-ustrated Various characters (voice) Various episodes
2006 Campaign Trail Bobbie Grant TV movie
2006 According to Jim Harried Guy Episode: “Belaboring the Point”
2007 Case Closed Nathan Shadle TV movie
2007 Revenge Gordon Pilot
2007 Carpoolers Man on Street Episode: “The Seminar”
2008 Last Comic Standing Himself Episode: “Auditions 3”
2008 Reno 911! Amnesiac Episode: “The Wall”
2008 The Consultants Brandon Pilot
2008 Scare Tactics Various 2 episodes
2008 Atom TV Jay Episode #1.14
2008 Carpet Bros Xavier Montrose Raylon 6 episodes
2008 Last Call with Carson Daly Sky Collins 1 episode
2009 Super Dave’s Spike Tacular   4 episodes
2009 The Burr Effect Mansion Security Pilot
2010 Vamped Out Audition Actor #2 Episode: “A New Day”
2011 Funny or Die Presents: Brick Novax’s Diary Brick Novax (voice) 4 episodes
2011–2014 Workaholics Dr. Gerald Landes 2 episodes
2011 Psych Sheldon Gates Episode: “In for a Penny…”
2011 Kickin’ It Doctor Rose Episode: “Breaking Board”
2012 Wolfpack of Reseda Rod 3 episodes
2012 Mash Up Various Various episodes
2012 Happy Endings Fishmonger Episode: “More Like Stanksgiving”
2012 RVC: The Lone Shopping Network Surgeon  
2012 You’re Whole Jim Rigmann  
2012–2013 Suit Up Jim Dunnigan 16 episodes
2012–2013 Key & Peele Various 2 episodes
2013 2 Broke Girls Eli Episode: “And the Temporary Distraction”
2013 Arrested Development Storage Auctioneer Episode: “Colony Collapse”
2013 Hello Ladies Manager Episode: “The Limo”
2013–2015 Kroll Show Various 4 episodes
2013–2015 Parks and Recreation Trevor Nelsson 10 episodes
2014 The Spoils of Babylon Bank Man Episode: “The Foundling”
2014 The Middle Professor Danziger Episode: “The Carpool”
2014 Modern Family Tad Episode: “Spring-a-Ding-Fling”
2014 The Rebels Phil Mavon Pilot
2014 Fatrick Jim Pilot
2014–2017 Adventure Time Kim Kil Whan/Mr. F (voice) 3 episodes
2014 I Didn’t Do It Mr. Buffington Episode: “Lindy Nose Best”
2014–2015 You’re the Worst Therapist 2 episodes
2014 The League Mr. Rappaport Episode: “Sitting Shiva”
2014 Masters of Sex Harold Episode: “One for the Money, Two for the Show”
2014 Newsreaders Ryan Rosenberg Episode: “Motorboating Dads; the Negative $100,000 Question”
2014 Nick Offerman: American Ham IP Attorney TV special
2014–present Brooklyn Nine-Nine Dr. Kevin Cozner 10 episodes
2015 Cocked Ken Pilot
2015 Man Seeking Woman Judge Episode: “Gavel”
2015–2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! Proctor / Father Peters 2 episodes
2015 The Spoils Before Dying Kermit Biggs 5 episodes
2015 Stunted Whoopi Goldberg Pilot
2015 Rizzoli & Isles Dr. Hart Episode: “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”
2015 Black-ish David Cooper Episode: “Churched”
2016 The People’s Mayor Commissioner Gordon Pilot
2017–present The Good Place Shawn Recurring; 14 episodes
2017–2018 GLOW Gary 2 episodes
2017 Jeff & Some Aliens Duncan / Uprising Member (voice) Episode: “Jeff & Some Colonists”
2017 Detroiters Dr. Kozak Episode: “Dream Cruise”
2017 Wrecked Father Daddy Episode: “Sister Mercy”
2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm Justin Episode: “Namaste”
2017–2018 DuckTales Bentley Buzzard, Bradford Buzzard (voice) 3 episodes
2018 Another Period Captain Episode: “The Love Boat”
2018 My Dead Ex Vice Principal Kelly Recurring; 5 episodes
2018 Mr. Neighbor’s House 2 Doctor Salmonvich TV special
2018 Living Biblically MC Episode: “Thou Shalt Not Covet”
2018 Better Call Saul Henry Episode: “Talk”
2018–2019 Splitting Up Together Gene Recurring; 4 episodes






Guys With Feelings Comedy Bit – Calling the Veep 2006.02.17 Vice-President Cheney
Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show #37 2010.01.19 Himself (Cast & Crew of Drones)
#43 2010.03.30 Himself (1st Year Birthday, part 2)
#205 2014.06.03 Himself
Comedy Bang! Bang! #50 2010.04.23 Harry Houdini
#284 2014.05.05 Himself
Thrilling Adventure Hour All 2011–2015 Sparks Nevada/WorkJuice Player
Pop My Culture #37 2011.03.22 Himself
Totally Laime #72 2011.06.19 Himself
Dead Authors Podcast Appendix A 2011.12.20 O. Henry
Ch. 16 2013.04.02 Gore Vidal
Superego The War of Two Worlds 2012 WorkJuice Player
The Matthew Aaron Show #77 2012.01.23 Himself
#153 2013.06.12 Himself
Talkin Walkin’ #9 2012.05.15 Himself
Kickin’ It Mary Lynn Style #5 2012.08.16 Himself
Giant Fire Breathing Robot #149 2012.10.31 Himself
HobCast #17 2012.12.19 Himself
#36 2014.10.24 Himself
Welcome to Night Vale #32.5 2014.05.01 Marcus Vanston
#55.5 2014.10.01 Sparks Nevada
Chewin’ It With Kevin and Steve #84 2014.10.29 Himself
Mutant Season #149 2014.11.19 Himself
Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins #2 2015.04.06 Himself
#4 2015.04.20 Himself
#5 2015.04.27 Himself
#13 2015.06.22 Himself
#18 2015.07.27 Himself
#23 2015.08.31 Himself
#29 2015.10.12 Himself
#30 2015.10.19 Himself
#33 2015.11.09 Himself
#67 2016.07.04 Himself
#81 2016.10.10 Himself
#82 2016.10.17 Himself
#100 2017.02.20 Himself
#122 2017.07.24 Himself
#144 2017.12.25 Himself
#173 2018.07.16 Himself
#190 2018.11.12 Himself
#196 2018.12.24 Himself
Sklarbro Country #253 2015.05.29 Himself
The JV Club #158 2015.06.11 Himself
The Good Place: The Podcast All 2018.01.06–present Himself (Interviewer)

Marc Evan Wife | Children| Beth Hagenlocker

Jackson is married to Beth Hagenlocker. The couple married on April 27, 2002. Beth Hagenlocker is the American Co Founder of the Detroit Creativity Project.

The pair has no kids yet. They live in Venice with their cats Penny, Charlie, and Snug. Jackson is known for wearing a bow tie, both in character as Sparks Nevada as well as out of character.

Marc Evan Jackson with his wife Beth Hagenlocker

Net Worth

Jackson is an American actor who has an estimated net worth of $1.5million dollars as of 2023.

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