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Samuel L. Jackson

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Jackson at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con International

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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.

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, 2017-09-03 15:22:24
A disastrous domestic summer box office is ending on a low note. Without any fresh competition in wide release, “Hitman’s Bodyguard” appears the be the holiday weekend’s movie of choice. The Lionsgate release with Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson at the center is tracking to earn $12.9 million from ...

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Variety, 2017-09-01 21:39:20
Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds and a haunted doll named Annabelle are providing the only good news at an otherwise dismal Labor Day weekend box office. The Jackson-Reynolds actioner “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” will easily win the crown for the third straight weekend with about $10 million, early estimates showed Friday. ...

'Hitman's Bodyguard' keeps top spot as Hollywood limps through one of the weakest weekends in years
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-08-27 18:40:00
Lionsgate’s R-rated buddy romp “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” as predicted, topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row as Hollywood's newest releases slumped into theaters, all three opening short of $6 million. Starring Samuel L. Jackson as an imprisoned assassin who needs the help...

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