Thomas Dale Jackson, OC, (born 27 October 1948), is a popular Canadian Métis actor, singer, and is the current Chancellor of Trent University. He resides in Calgary with his wife Alison and four children.
Jackson was born to Rose, a Cree, and Marshall, an Englishman, on the One Arrow Reserve near Batoche, Saskatchewan.
Jackson moved with his family to Namao, Alberta, north of Edmonton, at age seven. He ran away at age 15, and lived on the streets of Winnipeg for several years.