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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.
Movie/TV Credits:
135
First Appeared:
In the movie The Exterminator 1980-09-10
Latest Project:
Movie Glass 2019-01-18
Known For
Filmography
Movie Glass Elijah Price / Mr. Glass 2019-01-18
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Nick Fury (uncredited) 2018-04-27
Movie Blazing Samurai Jimbo 2018-05-11
Movie Life Itself 2018-09-21
Movie Incredibles 2 Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2018-06-14
Movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage Agent Augustus Gibbons 2017-01-20
Movie I Am Not Your Negro Narrator (voice) 2017-02-03
Movie Kong: Skull Island Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard 2017-03-08
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Richmond Valentine (archive) 2017-09-20
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Darius Kincaid 2017-08-16
Movie The Words That Built America Himself 2017-07-04
Movie The Legend of Tarzan George Washington Williams 2016-07-01
Movie Cell Thomas "Tom" McCourt 2016-07-08
Movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Barron 2016-09-30
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Nick Fury 2015-04-22
Movie Kingsman: The Secret Service Richmond Valentine 2015-01-24
Movie Barely Lethal Hardman 2015-04-30
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
Movie Chi-Raq Dolmedes 2015-12-04
Movie The Hateful Eight Major Marquis Warren 2015-12-25
Movie Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe Himself 2014-03-18
Movie Reasonable Doubt Clinton Davis 2014-01-17
Movie RoboCop Pat Novak 2014-02-12
Movie On the Front Line Himself 2014-09-09
Movie Big Game President William Alan Moore 2014-09-05
Movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier Nick Fury 2014-04-04
Movie Turbo Whiplash (voice) 2013-07-11
Movie Oldboy Chaney 2013-11-27
Movie The Avengers Director Nick Fury 2012-05-04
Movie The Samaritan Foley 2012-03-02
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Himself 2012-02-19
Movie Zambezia Tendai (voice) 2012-07-07
Movie Building the Dream: Assembling the Avengers Himself 2012-09-25
Movie Django Unchained Stephen 2012-12-25
Movie Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Fear (voice) 2012-12-02
Movie Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking Himself 2012-11-20
Movie Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012-11-14
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger Director Nick Fury 2011-07-22
Movie Thor Nick Fury 2011-04-21
Series Prohibition Reader (voice) 2011-10-02
Movie Iron Man 2 Director Nick Fury 2010-05-07
Movie Unthinkable Henry Harold 'H' Humphries 2010-06-14
Movie With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010-07-24
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible himself 2010-11-14
Movie The Other Guys P.K. Highsmith 2010-08-06
Movie Inglourious Basterds Narrator (uncredited / voice) 2009-08-21
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Movie Mother and Child Paul 2009-11-07
Movie Astro Boy Zog (voice) 2009-10-15
Movie Iron Man Director Nick Fury 2008-05-02
Movie Jumper Roland 2008-02-10
Movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mace Windu (voice) 2008-08-15
Movie Gospel Hill Paul Malcolm 2008-02-09
Movie Lakeview Terrace Abel Turner 2008-09-19
Movie The Spirit Octopuss 2008-12-25
Movie Soul Men Louis Hinds 2008-11-07
Movie Cleaner Tom Cutler 2007-09-11
Movie Resurrecting the Champ Champ 2007-06-14
Movie 1408 Gerald Olin 2007-12-06
Movie Snakes on a Plane Neville Flynn 2006-08-18
Movie Freedomland Lorenzo Council 2006-02-17
Movie Farce of the Penguins Narrator (voice) 2006-12-01
Movie Black Snake Moan Lazarus 2006-12-08
Movie Home of the Brave William Marsh 2006-12-15
Movie Mr. Incredible and Pals 'Real' Frozone 2005-03-15
Movie Coach Carter Ken Carter 2005-01-14
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Mace Windu 2005-05-19
Movie The Man Derrick Vann 2005-09-08
Movie Twisted John Mills 2004-02-27
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Rufus 2004-04-16
Movie Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction Officer Tenpenny (Voice) 2004-10-26
Movie John Travolta: The Inside Story Himself 2004-04-22
Movie The Incredibles Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2004-11-05
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
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 Changing Lanes Doyle Gipson 2002-04-07
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Mace Windu 2002-05-16
Movie The 51st State Elmo McElroy 2002-10-17
Movie xXx Agent Augustus Gibbons 2002-08-09
Movie No Good Deed Jack Friar 2002-06-28
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 Shaft John Shaft 2000-06-15
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Mace Windu 1999-05-19
Movie Our Friend, Martin Turner (voice) 1999-01-12
Movie The Red Violin Charles Morritz (Montréal) 1999-05-22
Movie Sphere Dr. Harry Adams 1998-02-13
Movie Out of Sight Hejira Henry 1998-06-26
Movie The Negotiator Lt. Danny Roman 1998-07-29
Movie One Eight Seven Trevor Garfield 1997-07-29
Movie Jackie Brown Ordell Robbie 1997-12-24
Movie Eve's Bayou Louis Batiste 1997-09-07
Movie The Great White Hype Rev. Fred Sultan 1996-05-03
Movie Hard Eight Jimmy 1996-02-28
Movie A Time to Kill Carl Lee Hailey 1996-07-24
Movie The Long Kiss Goodnight Mitch Henessey 1996-10-11
Movie Trees Lounge Wendell 1996-10-11
Movie Losing Isaiah Kadar Lewis 1995-03-17
Movie Fluke Rumbo (voice) 1995-06-02
Movie Kiss of Death Calvin Hart 1995-04-21
Movie Against the Wall Jamaal 1994-01-01
Movie Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker Richard Greener 1994-02-26
Movie Hail Caesar Mailman 1994-05-11
Movie Pulp Fiction Jules Winfield 1994-10-14
Movie The New Age Dale Deveaux 1994-09-16
Movie Fresh Sam 1994-08-24
Movie National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 Sgt. Wes Luger 1993-02-04
Movie Amos & Andrew Andrew Sterling 1993-03-05
Movie True Romance Big Don 1993-09-09
Movie Menace II Society Tat Lawson 1993-05-26
Movie Jurassic Park Arnold 1993-06-11
Movie Jumpin' at the Boneyard Mr. Simpson 1992-01-01
Movie Fathers & Sons Marshall 1992-01-01
Movie Patriot Games Lt. Cmdr. Robby Jackson 1992-06-04
Movie White Sands Greg Meeker 1992-04-24
Movie Jungle Fever Gator Purify 1991-06-07
Movie A Shock to the System Ulysses 1990-03-23
Movie Betsy's Wedding Taxi Dispatcher (Mickey) 1990-06-22
Movie Mo' Better Blues Madlock 1990-08-03
Movie GoodFellas Stacks Edwards 1990-09-19
Movie The Exorcist III Dream Blind Man 1990-08-17
Movie Dead Man Out Calvin Fredricks 1989-03-12
Movie Do the Right Thing Mister Señor Love Daddy 1989-06-30
Movie Sea of Love Black Guy 1989-09-15
Movie Making 'Do the Right Thing' Himself 1989-11-03
Movie School Daze Leeds 1988-02-12
Movie Coming to America Robber 1988-06-29
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