Cheyenne David Jackson (born July 12, 1975) is an American actor and singer-songwriter. His credits include leading roles in Broadway musicals and other stage roles, as well as film and television roles, concert singing, and music recordings. He portrayed Will Drake in the fifth season, Hotel. Returns in the following season, Roanoke, in the role of Sidney Aaron James.
Cheyenne Jackson had started off his acting career in Seattle and then moved to New York where he was an understudy for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Aida. He then starred as Matthew in Altar Boys. Later on he got the leading role on broadway in All Shook up and won a theater world award for it. Since then he has come out in bigger movies and has earned an Academy Award nomination for United 93.
- Jackson was dubbed by the NY Post as Broadway's sexiest man.
- Jackson had previously worked for Ryan Murphy, with the role of Dustin Goolsby, the coach of "Vocal Adrenaline", on the second season of Glee.
- Will Drake is the first character he portrayed in American Horror Story. Sidney Aaron James is the second character.
- All the characters portrayed by Cheyenne Jackson died during the season in which they appeared.