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Mick Jackson appears backstage with the award he garnered at the DGA Awards in Los Angeles
Mick Jackson (R), director of "Temple Grandin", appears backstage with his award for outstanding directorial achievement in movies for television and mini-series at the 63rd annual Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA) in Los Angeles on January 29, 2011. At left is actor and presenter Steve Buscemi. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Mick Jackson (born 1960) is a British writer from England, best known for his novel The Underground Man (1997). The book, based on the life of William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and for the 1997 Whitbread Award for best first novel.

Mick Jackson was born in 1960, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, and educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn.

Jackson worked in local theatre, studied theatre arts at Dartington College of Arts, and played in a rock band called The Screaming Abdabs. In 1990, he enrolled in a creative writing course at the University of East Anglia, and began working on The Underground Man. He has been a full-time writer since 1995.

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