Jameson Hesse is an American writer/filmmaker/musician. He grew up in a small town outside Harrisburg, PA.
His father, an artist who dabbled in writing, music and photography, died in a motor vehicle accident, one month before he was born. Jameson was then born on his father's birthday and was named after him.
In 1979, During the Nuclear Melt down scare at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility, Jameson's town was evacuated, but most people believed it was too late. Masses of residents fell ill, yet the Nuclear Facility claimed there were no heath risks. To this day, Jameson, along with many other residents of his small town believes there was a government conspiracy to cover up the truth.
After some time in juvenile detention and a Christian reformatory, Jameson left his hometown and moved to NYC.
He lived on the upper west side of Manhattan where he studied acting and music, and spent a lot of his time indulging in his love of photography and writing poetry.
After many years in NYC he moved to South Florida where he worked closely with lions, cougars, Bengal Tigers and many other endangered wild cats, educating children on the importance of protecting endangered species.
At the same time, Jameson was focusing on a career in music. He fronted several local Orlando bands in the 90's, and eventually settled in with a New Jersey band called Mary's Magnet. They recorded one Album and broke up.
After that Jameson went to Canada where he spent three years of seclusion in the Northern Ontario forest. This is where he believes, through a spiritual awakening, he truly found himself.
In time Jameson moved back to the US where he dabbled in a few different business ventures in several different states, and spent some time in college studying psychology and philosophy.
Jameson currently lives in Los Angeles. His critically acclaimed Novel, Whisper of Crows was released in 2012, and he has directed and acted in several short film and commercial projects. He recently released a short film in which he directed and acted in called Father Mud, which is now hitting festivals around the world. Jameson is currently directing the feature film Lazarus Rising. He also has several other film and book projects in various stages of development.
FUN "WTF FACTS" ABOUT JAMESON
When Jameson was 13, he fell 40 feet out of a tree and landed on his head. He dislocated his arm, and received a severe concussion that rendered him nearly blind. He had to use a cane and wear a pirate's patch over his eye in order to see and walk straight.
Jameson believes he will never get cancer due to his exposure to high levels of nuclear radiation as a child.
As a teenager Jameson's religious relatives believed he was possessed by the devil and considered an exorcism.