Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

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Age
66
Birthday
Dec. 21st, 1948
Born in
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height
6' 2

Samuel L. Jackson's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Boondocks TV Show
The Boondocks
Afro Samurai TV Show
Afro Samurai
Iconoclasts TV Show
Iconoclasts
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies TV Show
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies
Banzai (UK) TV Show
Banzai (UK)
Parkinson (UK) TV Show
Parkinson (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Avengers: Age of Ultron
2015 - Kingsman: The Secret Service
2015 - Barely Lethal
2014 - Kite
2014 - Big Game
2014 - RoboCop
2014 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2014 - Reasonable Doubt
2013 - Oldboy
2013 - Turbo
2012 - Django Unchained
2012 - The Avengers
2011 - African Cats
2011 - Thor
2010 - Mother and Child
2010 - Iron Man 2
2010 - The Other Guys
2010 - Unthinkable
2009 - Inglorious Basterds
2009 - Astro Boy
2008 - Soul Men
2008 - Iron Man
2008 - Gospel Hill
2008 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars
2008 - The Spirit
2008 - Lakeview Terrace
2008 - Jumper
2007 - Cleaner
2007 - Resurrecting the Champ
2007 - 1408
2006 - Black Snake Moan
2006 - Snakes on a Plane
2006 - Freedomland
2006 - Home of the Brave
2005 - xXx: State of the Union
2005 - Coach Carter
2005 - The Man
2005 - Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2004 - The Incredibles
2004 - Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
2004 - Kill Bill Vol. 2
2004 - My Date with Drew
2004 - The Incredibles
2003 - Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives
2003 - S.W.A.T.
2003 - Basic
2002 - xXx
2002 - Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
2002 - Changing Lanes
2002 - No Good Deed
2000 - Shaft
2000 - Rules of Engagement
2000 - Unbreakable
1999 - Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
1999 - Deep Blue Sea
1998 - Out of Sight
1998 - Sphere
1998 - The Negotiator
1997 - One Eight Seven
1997 - Jackie Brown
1996 - The Great White Hype
1996 - Trees Lounge
1996 - The Long Kiss Goodnight
1996 - A Time to Kill
1995 - Kiss of Death
1995 - Die Hard with a Vengeance
1995 - Losing Isaiah
1995 - Fluke
1994 - The New Age
1994 - Fresh
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1993 - True Romance
1993 - Jurassic Park
1993 - Loaded Weapon 1
1993 - Menace II Society
1992 - Juice
1992 - Patriot Games
1992 - White Sands
1991 - Jungle Fever
1991 - Strictly Business
1990 - The Return of Superfly
1990 - Def by Temptation
1990 - Goodfellas
1990 - The Exorcist III
1990 - A Shock to the System
1989 - Do the Right Thing
1989 - Sea of Love
1988 - Coming to America
1988 - School Daze
1981 - Ragtime

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Samuel L. Jackson usually played bad guys and drug addicts before becoming an action hero, as the character Mitch Henessey, in The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and in Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995). From character player to leading man. His performance in Pulp Fiction (1994) gave him an Oscar nomination for his character Jules Winnfield. He was active in the black student movement. In the seventies he joined the Negro Ensemble Company (together with Morgan Freeman). In the eighties he became well known by three movies made by Spike Lee Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo' Better Blues (1990) and Jungle Fever (1991). He received a Silver Berlin Bear for his part in the movie Jackie Brown (1997) as Ordell Robbi.


TRIVIA:
  • The commencement speaker at his daughter's graduation from Vassar College (May 2004).
  • Says that people who recognize him often mistake him for Laurence Fishburne and vice versa.
  • (January 2002) Daughter Zoe attends Vassar College.
  • Has publicly stated that he is opposed to rappers getting lead roles in movies because they are unproven actors. However, he has co-starred with rappers such as 50 Cent (Home of The Brave), LL Cool J (S.W.A.T. & Deep Blue Sea), Ice Cube & Xzibit (XXX: State of The Union) and Busta Rhymes (Shaft), as well as R&B singers John Legend (Soul Men) and Ashanti (Coach Carter).
  • Gave his consent for Marvel Comics to design their "Ultimate" version of the character Nick Fury after his likeness. He later went on to play Nick Fury in _Iron Man (2008)_ (qv).
  • Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995.
  • Vegetarian.
  • He is an Anglophile, being fond of English culture and England in general.


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