Dec. 21st, 1948
Washington, District of Columbia
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Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer, known for Die Hard with a Vengeance, Unbreakable, Shaft, Formula 51, Black Snake Moan, Snakes on a Plane and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- During filming of _Black Snake Moan (2006)_ (qv), grew close with co-star 'Christina Ricci' (qv). The two remain good friends to this day.
- Lives in Los Angeles.
- Was the first choice for "Fallon" in _Judgment Night (1993)_ (qv).
- His performance as "Jules Winnfield" in _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv) is ranked #44 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
- In real life was once a NY highrise doorman, in "1408" (2007) was a NY highrise manager.
- 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).
- Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.
- Made Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2002 and 2003 with earnings of $34 million and $30 million respectively.