Caption: Still of Michael Jackson in Bad 25 (2012)
Soundtrack, Actor, Producer
Born: August 29, 1958
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: This Is It (2009), Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983), The Wiz (1978), Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (1995)
Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson, had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse). Together, they prodded their growing family's musical ...