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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 The Blob
Latest Project:
movie Spider-Man: Far from Home 2019-07-04
Known For
Poster of xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Poster of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Poster of Avengers: Age of Ultron
Movie The Blob 2019
Movie Spider-Man: Far from Home Nick Fury 2019-07-04
Movie Glass Elijah Price / Mr. Glass 2019-01-16
Movie Captain Marvel Nick Fury 2019-03-06
Movie Avengers: Endgame Nick Fury 2019-04-26
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Nick Fury 2018-04-25
Movie Incredibles 2 Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2018-06-14
Movie Blazing Samurai Jimbo 2018-05-11
Movie Life Itself Himself 2018-09-21
Movie I Am Not Your Negro Narrator (voice) 2017-02-03
Movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage Agent Augustus Gibbons 2017-01-13
Movie Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Host 2017-02-10
Movie The Words That Built America Himself 2017-07-04
Movie Unicorn Store The Salesman 2017-09-11
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Darius Kincaid 2017-08-16
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Richmond Valentine (archive) 2017-09-20
Movie Kong: Skull Island Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard 2017-03-08
Movie The Legend of Tarzan George Washington Williams 2016-06-29
Movie Cell Thomas "Tom" McCourt 2016-07-06
Movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Barron 2016-09-28
Movie Barely Lethal Hardman 2015-04-30
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Nick Fury 2015-04-22
Movie Star Wars: Neon Noir Mace Windu 2015-05-18
Movie Kingsman: The Secret Service Richmond Valentine 2015-02-13
Movie Making of Avengers: Age of Ultron Himself 2015-10-02
Movie Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed Himself 2015-06-08
Movie Chi-Raq Dolmedes 2015-12-04
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
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 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Nick Fury 2014-03-20
Movie RoboCop Pat Novak 2014-01-30
Movie The Boomer List Himself 2014-09-24
Movie On the Front Line Himself 2014-09-09
Movie Big Game President William Alan Moore 2014-09-05
Movie Kite Lieutenant Karl Aker 2014-06-13
Series Circus Halligalli Unknown 2013-02-25
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Nick Fury 2013-09-24
Movie Oldboy Chaney 2013-11-14
Movie Meeting Evil Richie 2012-05-03
Movie The Samaritan Foley 2012-05-17
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Himself 2012-02-19
Movie Zambezia Tendai (voice) 2012-06-05
Movie The Avengers Nick Fury 2012-04-25
Series Infinity Hall Live 'Real' Frozone 2012-06-06
Movie Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Fear (voice) 2012-12-02
Movie Django Unchained Stephen 2012-12-25
Movie Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012-11-14
Movie Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking Himself 2012-11-20
Movie Building the Dream: Assembling the Avengers Himself 2012-09-25
Movie The Avengers: A Visual Journey Himself 2012-09-25
Movie Thor Nick Fury 2011-04-21
Movie The Sunset Limited Black 2011-02-12
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger Nick Fury 2011-07-22
Movie African Cats Narrator (voice) 2011-04-22
Movie Arena Logan 2011-10-11
Movie Young Jeezy: A Hustlerz Ambition Narrator 2011-12-18
Movie Prohibition Reader (voice) 2011-10-02
Series Prohibition Reader (voice) 2011-10-02
Series Still, Marry Me Henry Harold 'H' Humphries 2010-01-20
Movie In the Land of the Free... Narrator 2010-03-26
Movie With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010-07-24
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible himself 2010-11-14
Movie Iron Man 2 Nick Fury 2010-04-28
Movie The Other Guys P.K. Highsmith 2010-08-06
Movie Afro Samurai: Resurrection Afro Samurai / Ninja Ninja 2009-01-25
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Series Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Movie Mother and Child Paul 2009-11-07
Movie Astro Boy Zog (voice) 2009-10-15
Movie Inglourious Basterds Narrator (voice) 2009-08-21
Movie Jumper Roland 2008-02-13
Movie Gospel Hill Paul Malcolm 2008-02-09
Series Rock the Cradle Ken Carter 2008-04-03
Movie Iron Man Nick Fury 2008-04-30
Movie The Spirit Octopuss 2008-12-25
Movie Soul Men Louis Hinds 2008-11-07
Movie Lakeview Terrace Abel Turner 2008-09-19
Movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mace Windu (voice) 2008-08-05
Movie Afro Samurai Afro Samurai 2007-01-04
Movie Resurrecting the Champ Champ 2007-06-14
Movie The War Narrator 2007-09-23
Movie Cannes: All Access Himself 2007-10-27
Movie Cleaner Tom Cutler 2007-09-11
Movie 1408 Gerald Olin 2007-07-12
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie Farce of the Penguins Narrator (voice) 2006-12-01
Movie Black Snake Moan Lazarus 2006-12-08
Series Extras Unknown 2005-07-21
Movie The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World Himself 2005-02-23
Movie My Date with Drew Himself 2005-08-05
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Iconoclasts Unknown 2005-11-17
Movie The Man Derrick Vann 2005-09-08
Series Designer Leeds 2005-10-03
Movie Twisted John Mills 2004-02-27
Movie Country of My Skull Langston Whitfield 2004-02-07
Movie Deadly Visions Ninja Ninja 2004-01-01
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Rufus 2004-04-16
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Voice 2004-01-01
Series The Tony Danza Show Big Don 2004-09-13
Movie John Travolta: The Inside Story Himself 2004-04-22
Movie The Incredibles Lucius Best / Frozone (voice) 2004-11-05
Series LazyTown Mace Windu 2004-08-16
Movie Country of My Skull Langston Whitfield 2004-05-04
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie S.W.A.T. Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson 2003-08-08
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Himself 2002-01-01
Series Jeremiah Ordell Robbie 2002-03-03
Series Tokyo Pig Sgt. Wes Luger 2002-09-01
Movie xXx Agent Augustus Gibbons 2002-08-09
Movie No Good Deed Jack Friar 2002-06-28
Movie The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies Himself - Narrator 2002-06-01
Movie The Caveman's Valentine Romulus 2001-01-19
Series The Prince of Tennis Wendell 2001-10-10
Series The Agency Doyle Gipson 2001-09-27
Movie Unbreakable Elijah Price 2000-11-13
Series The Audrey Hepburn Story Whiplash (voice) 2000-01-01
Movie Shaft John Shaft 2000-06-15
Movie Rules of Engagement Col. Terry L. Childers 2000-04-07
Movie Our Friend, Martin Turner (voice) 1999-01-12
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Mace Windu 1999-05-19
Movie The Unauthorized 'Star Wars' Story Himself 1999-01-01
Movie From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic Narrator, Host 1999-06-15
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Deep Blue Sea Russell Franklin 1999-07-28
Movie Out of Sight Hejira Henry 1998-06-26
Movie The Negotiator Lt. Danny Roman 1998-07-29
Movie The Red Violin Charles Morritz (Montréal) 1998-09-10
Series Jonathan Creek Mace Windu 1997-05-09
Movie Eve's Bayou Louis Batiste 1997-09-07
Movie One Eight Seven Trevor Garfield 1997-07-29
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
Series Dangerous Minds William Marsh 1996-09-30
Movie The Long Kiss Goodnight Mitch Henessey 1996-10-11
Movie Losing Isaiah Kadar Lewis 1995-03-17
Movie Kiss of Death Calvin Hart 1995-04-21
Movie Casino Brother Elvis 1995-11-22
Movie Fluke Rumbo (voice) 1995-06-02
Movie Die Hard: With a Vengeance Zeus Carver 1995-05-19
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 The New Age Dale Deveaux 1994-09-16
Movie The Search for One-eye Jimmy Col. Ron 1994-11-14
Movie Pulp Fiction Jules Winfield 1994-09-10
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Amos & Andrew Andrew Sterling 1993-03-05
Movie Menace II Society Tat Lawson 1993-05-26
Movie Murder at the Savoy 1993-10-06
Movie Jurassic Park Arnold 1993-06-11
Movie Fathers & Sons Marshall 1992-01-01
Movie Jumpin' at the Boneyard Mr. Simpson 1992-01-01
Movie Juice Trip 1992-01-17
Movie White Sands Greg Meeker 1992-04-24
Series Ghostwriter Reggie Jenkins 1992-10-03
Series Us Girls Stacks Edwards 1992-02-27
Series Double Up Dr. Harry Adams 1992-09-05
Movie Patriot Games Lt. Cmdr. Robby Jackson 1992-06-04
Movie Jungle Fever Gator Purify 1991-06-07
Movie Johnny Suede B-Bop 1991-08-18
Series Drexell's Class Lorenzo Council 1991-09-19
Movie A Shock to the System Ulysses 1990-03-23
Movie The Exorcist III Dream Blind Man 1990-08-17
Movie Coming to America Robber 1988-06-29
Movie Eddie Murphy Raw Eddie's Uncle 1987-11-25
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin George 1987-06-14
Series Otherworld Elmo McElroy 1985-01-26
Movie Ragtime Gang Member 2 1981-11-20
Movie The Exterminator Extra (uncredited) 1980-09-10
Movie The Displaced Person Sulk 1977-04-12
Movie Together For Days Stan 1972-01-01
Series The Jim Nabors Hour Agent Augustus Gibbons 1969-09-25
Series Black Saddle Sam 1959-01-10
Series 77 Sunset Strip Mister Señor Love Daddy 1958-10-10