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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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Dec 21, 1948 In Washington, D.C.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Blazing Samurai
Latest Project:
Movie Untitled 1969/Manson Murders Project 2019-08-09
Known For
Movie Blazing Samurai Jimbo 2019
Movie Untitled 1969/Manson Murders Project 2019-08-09
Movie Glass Elijah Price / Mr. Glass 2019-01-18
Movie Untitled Avengers Movie Director Nick Fury 2019-05-03
Movie Captain Marvel Nick Fury 2019-03-06
Movie Incredibles 2 Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2018-06-14
Movie Kong: Skull Island Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard 2017-03-08
Movie The Words That Built America Himself 2017-07-04
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Richmond Valentine (archive) 2017-09-20
Movie Unicorn Store 2017-09-11
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Darius Kincaid 2017-08-16
Movie The Legend of Tarzan George Washington Williams 2016-07-01
Movie The Hateful Eight Major Marquis Warren 2015-12-25
Movie Chi-Raq Dolmedes 2015-12-04
Movie Kingsman: The Secret Service Richmond Valentine 2015-01-29
Movie Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed Self 2015-06-08
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Nick Fury 2015-04-22
Movie Reasonable Doubt Clinton Davis 2014-01-17
Movie RoboCop Pat Novak 2014-02-12
Movie American Masters: The Boomer List 2014-09-24
Movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier Nick Fury 2014-03-20
Movie Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe Himself 2014-03-18
Movie Oldboy Chaney 2013-11-27
Movie Turbo Whiplash (voice) 2013-07-19
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Himself 2012-02-19
Movie Django Unchained Stephen 2012-12-25
Movie Meeting Evil Richie 2012-05-03
Movie The Avengers Director Nick Fury 2012-04-25
Movie Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking Himself 2012-11-20
Movie Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012-11-14
Movie Zambezia Tendai (voice) 2012-07-07
Movie Thor Nick Fury 2011-04-21
Movie The Sunset Limited Black 2011-02-12
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger Director Nick Fury 2011-07-22
Movie Prohibition Reader (voice) 2011-10-02
Series Prohibition 2011-10-02
Movie Young Jeezy: A Hustlerz Ambition Narrator 2011-12-18
Movie Arena Logan 2011-10-11
Movie Iron Man 2 Director Nick Fury 2010-05-07
Movie The Other Guys P.K. Highsmith 2010-08-06
Movie Unthinkable Henry Harold 'H' Humphries 2010-06-15
Series Cosmic Quantum Ray 2010-10-10
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Movie Inglourious Basterds Narrator (uncredited / voice) 2009-08-18
Movie Astro Boy Zog (voice) 2009-10-23
Movie Soul Men Louis Hinds 2008-11-07
Movie Iron Man Director Nick Fury 2008-05-02
Movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mace Windu (voice) 2008-08-05
Movie Resurrecting the Champ Champ 2007-06-14
Movie Freedomland Lorenzo Council 2006-02-17
Movie Black Snake Moan Lazarus 2006-12-08
Movie The Man Derrick Vann 2005-09-08
Movie Coach Carter Ken Carter 2005-01-14
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Mace Windu 2005-05-17
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Rufus 2004-04-16
Movie The Incredibles Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2004-11-05
Movie Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction Officer Tenpenny (Voice) 2004-10-26
Movie In My Country Langston Whitfield 2004-05-04
Movie Basic West 2003-04-18
Movie S.W.A.T. Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson 2003-08-08
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Himself 2002-01-01
Movie xXx Agent Augustus Gibbons 2002-08-09
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Mace Windu 2002-05-15
Movie The Caveman's Valentine Romulus 2001-01-19
Movie Rules of Engagement Col. Terry L. Childers 2000-04-07
Movie Unbreakable Elijah Price 2000-11-13
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Mace Windu 1999-05-19
Movie The Red Violin Charles Morritz (Montréal) 1999-05-22
Movie Sphere Dr. Harry Adams 1998-02-13
Movie The Great White Hype Rev. Fred Sultan 1996-05-03
Movie The Search for One-eye Jimmy Col. Ron 1996-06-21
Movie A Time to Kill Carl Lee Hailey 1996-07-24
Movie Trees Lounge Wendell 1996-10-11
Movie Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker Richard Greener 1994-02-26
Movie Fresh Sam 1994-08-24
Movie Pulp Fiction Jules Winfield 1994-10-14
Movie Jurassic Park Arnold 1993-06-11
Movie Amos & Andrew Andrew Sterling 1993-03-05
Movie Juice Trip 1992-01-17
Movie Mo' Better Blues Madlock 1990-08-03
Movie Sea of Love Black Guy 1989-09-15
Movie Dead Man Out Calvin Fredricks 1989-03-12
Movie Coming to America Robber 1988-06-29
Series The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Brother Elvis 1987-05-21
Movie Ragtime Gang Member 2 1981-11-20
Movie The Displaced Person Sulk 1977-04-12