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Samuel L. Jackson

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Biography

Jackson at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con International

Source: Wikipedia

Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993) and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in the films Pulp Fiction (1994) and Jackie Brown (1997). He is a highly prolific actor, appearing in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), The 51st State (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006) and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Fact file

  • Born: Samuel Leroy Jackson December 21, 1948 (age 66) Washington, D.C., U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, film producer
  • Years active: 1972–present
  • Spouse(s): LaTanya Richardson (m. 1980)
  • Children: 1
  • Website: SamuelLJackson.com

Read more about Samuel L. Jackson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2020-02-14 01:00:52
Samuel L. Jackson is coming on board an untitled action movie, portraying a hitman coming out of retirement. The project is a return to familiar turf for Jackson, who played the title character in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and memorably portrayed gangster Jules Winnfield in “Pulp Fiction,” receiving a best supporting ...

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Variety, 2020-02-05 17:31:40
Evil is abound in the first trailer for “Spiral,” a new chapter in the “Saw” horror franchise. Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock star in the reboot. The footage, which debuted Wednesday, introduces Rock’s brash detective and his rookie partner (portrayed by Max Minghella). They begin investigating grisly crime scenes ...

Apple yanks "The Banker" just ahead of film's debut
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-11-21 18:24:12
Tech giant abruptly cancels premier of movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie

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