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Samuel L. Jackson

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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.

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  • 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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