Franz Drameh stars as Jefferson “Jax” Jackson, a smart, tough mechanic who fuses with Professor Martin Stein (Victor Garber) to form the superhero Firestorm in The CW’s new series, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
Drameh grew up in London, England, and began his acting career at the Young Actors Theatre, where he made his acting debut in the starring role of Peter in Peter Pan.
In 2011, Drameh made his feature film debut in Clint Eastwood’s fantasy drama Hereafter, starring Matt Damon. He also starred in Attack The Block, an LA Film Festival Audience Award winner in 2011; and in the blockbuster film Edge of Tomorrow, alongside Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. Earlier this year, Drameh appeared in the feature film Legacy; he was also seen in the film Residue and the British television series of the same name. Drameh’s next project is the upcoming feature film A Hundred Street with Idris Elba.
Drameh currently resides in Vancouver while filming.