Born May 29, 1979 in Redlands, California to Rick and Jeanine Jackson, Richard Lee Jackson began his acting career at age 12 after a visit to Universal Studios in Hollywood. After moving to Los Angeles at the age of 13 and working in various roles for TV and film, he garnered considerable recognition for his turn on the 2nd season premiere episode of Ally McBeal (1997).
Best known for his role as "Ryan Parker" on Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993), he has also guest-starred in several network/syndicated series including; Boy Meets World (1993), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Baywatch (1989).
Last year (2004) he was featured in Hope Ranch (2002) with Lorenzo Lamas and Bruce Boxleitner and stars in the recently released Universal Film Bring It On: Again (2004). His feature film debut is in the MGM film Madison (2001), which stars Jim Caviezel.
Richard Lee has done several national and local TV appearances (Leeza, Regis and Kathy Lee, AM Northwest, Good Day Oregon, etc.) and interviews in several world-wide syndicated magazines such as Movieline and Teen People. He was also featured along with his brother, fellow actor Jonathan Jackson, in People's "Sexiest Man Alive Issue".
Along with acting, Richard is the drummer in the rock band Enation (with brother Jonathan on lead vocals and guitar). They are currently (2005) touring the West Coast and releasing their first record, "Identity Theft".
He was married to Raquel Torres on January 2nd, 2005 and lives in the Northwest when he is not working in Los Angeles.