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Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American film and television actor and film producer. After Jackson became involved with the Civil Rights Movement, he moved on to acting in theater at Morehouse College, and then films. He had several small roles such as in the film Goodfellas, Def by Temptation, before meeting his mentor, Morgan Freeman, and the director Spike Lee. After gaining critical acclaim for his role in Jungle Fever in 1991, he appeared in films such as Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance and Jurassic Park. In 1994 he was cast as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction, and his performance received several award nominations and critical acclaim. Jackson has since appeared in over 100 films including Die Hard with a Vengeance, The 51st State, Jackie Brown, Unbreakable, The Incredibles, Black Snake Moan, Shaft, Snakes on a Plane, as well as the Star Wars prequel trilogy and small roles in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 2 and Inglourious Basterds. He played Nick Fury in Iron Man and Iron Man 2, Thor, the first two of a nine-film commitment as the character for the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. Jackson's many roles have made him one of the highest grossing actors at the box office. Jackson has won multiple awards throughout his career and has been portrayed in various forms of media including films, television series, and songs. In 1980, Jackson married LaTanya Richardson, with whom he has one daughter, Zoe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Samuel L. Jackson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 21, 1948 In Washington, D.C., USA
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the movie Together for Days 1972-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Last Full Measure 2019-10-25
Known For
Filmography
Movie Glass Elijah Price / Mr. Glass 2019-01-16
Movie The Last Full Measure Takoda 2019-10-25
Movie Captain Marvel Nick Fury 2019-03-06
Movie Avengers: Endgame Nick Fury 2019-04-24
Movie Spider-Man: Far from Home Nick Fury 2019-06-28
Movie Shaft John Shaft 2019-06-14
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Nick Fury (uncredited) 2018-04-27
Movie Incredibles 2 Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2018-06-14
Movie Life Itself Himself 2018-09-21
Movie Quincy Himself 2018-09-21
Movie Kong: Skull Island Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard 2017-03-08
Movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage Agent Augustus Gibbons 2017-01-13
Movie I Am Not Your Negro Narrator (voice) 2017-02-03
Movie Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Host 2017-02-10
Movie Unicorn Store The Salesman 2017-09-11
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Darius Kincaid 2017-08-16
Movie The Words That Built America Himself 2017-07-04
Movie Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Fear (voice) 2012-12-02
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Rufus 2004-04-16
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Mace Windu 1999-05-19
Movie Jackie Brown Ordell Robbie 1997-12-24
Series The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Brother Elvis 1987-05-21
Movie Eddie Murphy Raw Eddie's Uncle 1987-11-25
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin George 1987-06-14
Movie Ragtime Gang Member 2 1981-11-20
Movie The Exterminator Extra (uncredited) 1980-09-10
Movie The Trial of the Moke 1978-05-02
Movie The Displaced Person Sulk 1977-04-12
Movie Together for Days Stan 1972-01-01