Phil Jackson

Renowned for his spectacular coaching, Phil Jackson brought that same energetic charisma out of the locker room and into the entertainment business. He had a part on the television special "BET's Voices Against Violence ... Read more »
Born: 09/16/1945 in Deer Lodge, Montana, USA

Filmography

Actor (8)

49th NBA All-Star Game 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Michael Jordan to the Max 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 2000 Essence Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

BET's Voices Against Violence Special 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Unconquered 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Music Box Kid 1959 (Movie)

Wally Federman (Actor)

Los Angeles Now (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Renowned for his spectacular coaching, Phil Jackson brought that same energetic charisma out of the locker room and into the entertainment business. He had a part on the television special "BET's Voices Against Violence Special" (1994-95). He also appeared in the TV movie "Unconquered" (1988-89). During the early stages of his acting career, Jackson worked in films like "The Music Box Kid" (1960). He also appeared in the TV special "John Wooden: Values, Victory and Peace of Mind" (2000-01). A regular on the awards show circuit, he made an appearance on "The 2000 Essence Awards" (1999-2000). He also appeared in the Michael Jordan biopic "Michael Jordan to the Max" (2000) during these years. Jackson last acted on "Kroll Show" (2012-15).

Relationships

Jeanie Buss Actor

Companion
Engaged Jan. 3, 2013

EDUCATION

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks , North Dakota
Member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity

Milestones

2012

Appeared in documentary "Four Square Miles to Glory"

2009

Coached Lakers in back-to-back championships

2007

Inducted into NBA Hall of Fame as coach

2004

Co-authored The Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul with Michael Arkush

2000

Coached Lakers into its own championship "three-peat"

1999

Appeared in documentary "Michael Jordan: His Airness"

1999

Took coaching job with Los Angeles Lakers

1996

Named NBA Coach of the Year

1996

Again coached Bulls in three back-to-back championships

1991

Coached Bulls to team's first championship "three-peat"

1989

Served as Chicago Bulls head coach

1987

Hired as assistant coach under Doug Collins for Chicago Bulls

1984

Won his first coaching championship with lower-level league Albany Patroons

1980

Retired from playing basketball

1978

Played for New Jersey Nets

1969

Won first NBA championship as a player with New York Knicks

1967

Launched NBA career with New York Knicks

Led his high school basketball team in Williston, ND to two state titles

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