Lt. Stillman

Von Jackson is a supporting antagonist in the 2010 film Machete.

He was portrayed by Don Johnson.

Jackson is the leader of a large group of border vigilantes who kill Mexicans trying to cross the border on sight. He worked with Senator John McLaughlin and Rogelio Torrez to build an electric fence to keep Mexican immigrants out, which was paid for with money from illegal drug dealing. At one point in the film, he encounters Shé and demands to know where Machete is. When she refuses to tell him, he shoots her in the eye. At the climax of the film when the Network attacks his base, he tries to escape but Shé shoots and kills him as revenge.


  • He was originally named "Lt. Stillman", however, it was changed for unknown reasons.