THE ORVILLE’s Mark Jackson on Portraying Isaac – Interview

From The Orville, Mark Jackson spoke to us, along with Dan Deevy of the upcoming Galactic Diversity and Inclusion Convention, about his role on the show, the utopian vision of the future, and revealed a dirty little secret regarding his costume.

Mark Jackson has portrayed the Kaylon Isaac on The Orville for all 36 of its episodes and hopes to continue with the show in the future. He spoke about his own love of science fiction and how getting the role was a dream come true. He also discussed his upcoming appearance at the Galactic Diversity and Inclusion Convention, taking place from May 5th to the 7th, 2023 in Philadelphia, PA. He is also known for his roles in The Kissing Booth, That Peter Kay Thing, and The Royal Today, and will be appearing in the upcoming Forever Now.

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This interview was recorded on March 8th, 2023.

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About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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