|Birthname||Bill Ray Jackson|
|born on||15 September 1935 at 20:05 (= 8:05 PM )|
|Place||Unionville, Missouri, 40n29, 93w00|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||22°17' 07°51 Asc. 06°46'|
American television personality, cartoonist and educator, best known for having hosted the children's programs The BJ and Dirty Dragon Show (1973-1974) and Gigglesnort Hotel (1975-1978).
In the mid 1990s he donated all his original puppets to Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications. In 2008 he published a memoir called The Only Kid on the Carnival. In 2009, he produced a documentary, Remembering Cartoon Town and B.J. & Dirty Dragon.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2008 (Memoir, "The Only Kid on the Carnival")
Sy Scholfield quotes from The Only Kid on the Carnival: An Extraordinary Childhood by Bill Jackson (iUniverse, 2008), p. 59: "[At] Unionville ... I, Bill Ray Jackson, entered this world September 15, 1935, at 8:05 PM in the back bedroom of a small white house with peeling paint and worn linoleum floors."
- Vocation : Art : Cartoonist
- Vocation : Art : Other Art (Director)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
- Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (Weatherman)
- Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Children's shows)
- Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Children's shows)
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoir, "The Only Kid on the Carnival")