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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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Born:
Dec 21, 1948 In Washington - District of Columbia - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
186
First Appeared:
In the movie Unicorn Store
Latest Project:
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Part 2 2019-04-24
Known For
Poster of Afro Samurai
Poster of Iconoclasts
Poster of TRL
Poster of Ghostwriter
Filmography

Avengers: Infinity War Part 2 (2019)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Director Nick Fury
0.0 9 votes

Unicorn Store (2018)

Movie
10 1 votes

Blazing Samurai (2018)

Family Comedy Animation Action
Movie
as Jimbo
0.0 2 votes

Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 (2018)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Nick Fury

I Am Not Your Negro (2017)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator
8.1 47 votes

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

Action Adventure Crime
Movie
as Agent Augustus Gibbons
5.5 1267 votes

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

Action Comedy
Movie
0 1 votes

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Action Adventure Fantasy
Movie
as Lieutenant Colonel Packard
6.1 2360 votes

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

Action Adventure
Movie
as George Washington Williams
5.5 2150 votes

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

Drama Fantasy Adventure
Movie
as Barron
6.5 2547 votes

Cell (2016)

Horror Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Thomas "Tom" McCourt
4.4 262 votes

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Nick Fury
7.3 5906 votes

Barely Lethal (2015)

Adventure Action Comedy
Movie
as Hardman
5.5 312 votes

The Hateful Eight (2015)

Crime Drama Mystery Western
Movie
as Major Marquis Warren
7.5 3744 votes

Making of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
8.0 1 votes

Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
4.3 5 votes

Chi-Raq (2015)

Music Drama Crime Comedy
Movie
as Dolmedes
5.8 50 votes

RoboCop (2014)

Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Pat Novak
5.7 2164 votes

Reasonable Doubt (2014)

Crime Thriller
Movie
as Clinton Davis
5.6 205 votes

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Nick Fury
7.6 5246 votes

Face of Unity (2014)

History Documentary
Movie
as Himself

Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014)

TV Movie Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.6 40 votes

American Masters: The Boomer List (2014)

Movie

On the Front Line (2014)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
8.0 6 votes

Big Game (2014)

Action Adventure
Movie
as President William Alan Moore
5.3 350 votes

Kite (2014)

Drama Action
Movie
as Lieutenant Karl Aker
4.2 88 votes

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

Crime Comedy Action Adventure
Movie
as Richmond Valentine
7.6 5070 votes

Circus Halligalli (2013)

Talk
Series
as Unknown

Turbo (2013)

Animation Family
Movie
as Whiplash (voice)
6.1 1001 votes

Everything Is Samuel L. Jackson's Fault (2013)

Movie
as Himself
9 1 votes

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

Fantasy Drama Action Adventure Science Fiction
Series
as Nick Fury
6.6 697 votes

Oldboy (2013)

Drama Thriller Mystery Action
Movie
as Chaney
5.9 580 votes

The Avengers (2012)

Science Fiction Action Adventure
Movie
as Director Nick Fury
7.4 10905 votes

The Samaritan (2012)

Thriller
Movie
as Foley
5.1 59 votes

I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac (2012)

Documentary Comedy
Movie
as Himself
9.0 2 votes

Meeting Evil (2012)

Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Richie
4.7 50 votes

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (2012)

TV Movie Comedy
Movie
as Himself
6.7 3 votes

Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2012)

Family
Movie
as Fear (voice)
0.5 1 votes

Django Unchained (2012)

Drama Western
Movie
as Stephen
7.8 9409 votes

Zambezia (2012)

Comedy Animation Adventure Family
Movie
as Tendai (voice)
5.2 64 votes

Wake the Fuck Up (2012)

Movie
as Himself

Building the Dream: Assembling the Avengers (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

Thor (2011)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Movie
as Nick Fury
6.6 5982 votes

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Director Nick Fury
6.6 6524 votes

The Sunset Limited (2011)

Drama
Movie
as Black
7.1 95 votes

African Cats (2011)

Documentary Family Adventure
Movie
as Narrator (voice)
7.1 70 votes

Arena (2011)

Action Thriller Science Fiction
Movie
as Logan
4.9 76 votes

Prohibition (2011)

Documentary
Movie
as Reader (voice)
7.6 7 votes

Young Jeezy: A Hustlerz Ambition (2011)

Documentary Music
Movie
as Narrator
5.3 2 votes

Prohibition (2011)

Documentary
Series
8.3 4 votes

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Director Nick Fury
6.6 6166 votes

In the Land of the Free... (2010)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator

Unthinkable (2010)

Action Adventure Drama Thriller
Movie
as Henry Harold 'H' Humphries
6.7 384 votes

With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (2010)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
5.3 6 votes

Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010)

Documentary Animation
Movie
as himself
7.4 11 votes

Cosmic Quantum Ray (2010)

Animation
Series

The Other Guys (2010)

Action Comedy Crime
Movie
as P.K. Highsmith
6.1 1282 votes

Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)

Animation
Movie
as Afro Samurai / Ninja Ninja
6.7 41 votes

The Face Is Familiar (2009)

Movie

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Drama Action Thriller War
Movie
as Narrator (uncredited / voice)
7.8 5608 votes

Alan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
3.0 4 votes

Astro Boy (2009)

Animation Action Family Science Fiction
Movie
as Zog (voice)
6.0 367 votes

Mother and Child (2009)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Paul
6.7 42 votes

Jumper (2008)

Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Roland
5.9 1578 votes

Gospel Hill (2008)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Paul Malcolm
6.2 7 votes

Iron Man (2008)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
Movie
as Director Nick Fury
7.3 7826 votes

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

Thriller Animation Action Science Fiction Adventure Fantasy
Movie
as Mace Windu (voice)
5.8 385 votes

Lakeview Terrace (2008)

Drama Crime Thriller
Movie
as Abel Turner
5.9 272 votes

The Spirit (2008)

Action Comedy Thriller Crime Science Fiction
Movie
as Octopuss
4.7 292 votes

Soul Men (2008)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Louis Hinds
6.4 42 votes

Afro Samurai (2007)

Animation Drama
Series
as Ninja Ninja
7.7 8 votes

Afro Samurai (2007)

Animation Adventure Action Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Afro Samurai
7.3 53 votes

Cleaner (2007)

Crime Thriller Mystery
Movie
as Tom Cutler
5.9 177 votes

1408 (2007)

Horror Thriller
Movie
as Gerald Olin
6.5 1189 votes

Resurrecting the Champ (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Champ
5.9 56 votes

The Henry Rollins Show (2006)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.0 1 votes

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Action Crime Horror Thriller
Movie
as Neville Flynn
5.1 438 votes

Freedomland (2006)

Drama Thriller Crime Mystery
Movie
as Lorenzo Council
5.2 63 votes

Farce of the Penguins (2006)

Comedy Documentary
Movie
as Narrator (voice)
3.3 12 votes

Home of the Brave (2006)

Action Drama
Movie
as William Marsh
5.4 41 votes

Black Snake Moan (2006)

Drama
Movie
as Lazarus
6.5 220 votes

Mr. Incredible and Pals (2005)

Animation Family
Movie
as 'Real' Frozone
5.8 8 votes

xXx: State of the Union (2005)

Action Adventure Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Agent Augustus Gibbons
4.7 475 votes

Coach Carter (2005)

Drama
Movie
as Ken Carter
7.2 436 votes

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Science Fiction Adventure Action
Movie
as Mace Windu
7.0 3746 votes

The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World (2005)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

The Man (2005)

Action Comedy Crime
Movie
as Derrick Vann
5.4 125 votes

Iconoclasts (2005)

Documentary
Series
as Unknown

Extras (2005)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 86 votes

The Boondocks (2005)

Animation Action & Adventure Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 53 votes

The Colbert Report (2005)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.0 64 votes

My Date with Drew (2005)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.1 13 votes

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)

Documentary
Movie
as Voice
6.4 8 votes

Twisted (2004)

Action Adventure Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as John Mills
5.3 114 votes

In My Country (2004)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Langston Whitfield
6.6 5 votes

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

Action Crime Thriller
Movie
as Rufus
7.6 3417 votes

The Incredibles (2004)

Action Adventure Animation Family
Movie
as Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
7.4 4557 votes

John Travolta: The Inside Story (2004)

Movie
as Himself
10 1 votes

Basic (2003)

Action Drama Mystery Thriller Crime
Movie
as West
6.1 263 votes

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.5 17 votes

S.W.A.T. (2003)

Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson
5.8 727 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 22 votes

Changing Lanes (2002)

Action Adventure Crime Thriller
Movie
as Doyle Gipson
5.8 277 votes

BaadAsssss Cinema (2002)

Action Documentary
Movie
as Himself
7.1 6 votes

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Mace Windu
6.4 3612 votes

xXx (2002)

Action Adventure Thriller
Movie
as Agent Augustus Gibbons
5.7 1277 votes

No Good Deed (2002)

Action Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Jack Friar
5.2 53 votes

The Caveman's Valentine (2001)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Romulus
6 23 votes

The 51st State (2001)

Thriller Action Comedy Crime
Movie
as Elmo McElroy
5.9 160 votes

Unbreakable (2000)

Action Fantasy Thriller
Movie
as Elijah Price
6.8 1700 votes

Any Given Wednesday (2000)

Comedy
Movie
as Willie Nutter
6.3 3 votes

Shaft (2000)

Action Adventure Crime Thriller
Movie
as John Shaft
5.4 279 votes

Rules of Engagement (2000)

Action Adventure Drama History War
Movie
as Col. Terry L. Childers
6.0 153 votes

Our Friend, Martin (1999)

Family Animation
Movie
as Turner (voice)

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Mace Windu
6.3 4009 votes

Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Action Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Russell Franklin
5.6 554 votes

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999)

Documentary Science Fiction
Movie
as Narrator, Host
10 1 votes

Sphere (1998)

Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Harry Adams
5.8 425 votes

Out of Sight (1998)

Romance Comedy Crime
Movie
as Hejira Henry
6.5 314 votes

TRL (1998)

Music
Series
as Unknown
7.5 3 votes

The Red Violin (1998)

Drama Thriller Mystery Music Romance
Movie
as Charles Morritz (Montréal)
7.3 90 votes

The Negotiator (1998)

Action Adventure Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Danny Roman
6.8 530 votes

One Eight Seven (1997)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Trevor Garfield
6.4 126 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.7 15 votes

Jackie Brown (1997)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Ordell Robbie
7.3 1290 votes

Eve's Bayou (1997)

Drama
Movie
as Louis Batiste
5.9 24 votes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 99 votes

Hard Eight (1996)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Jimmy
6.8 151 votes

The Great White Hype (1996)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Rev. Fred Sultan
4.9 26 votes

The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

Crime Action Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Mitch Henessey
6.5 292 votes

Trees Lounge (1996)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Wendell
6.7 48 votes

A Time to Kill (1996)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Carl Lee Hailey
7.0 451 votes

Losing Isaiah (1995)

Drama
Movie
as Kadar Lewis
6.3 23 votes

Kiss of Death (1995)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Calvin Hart
5.6 75 votes

Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)

Action Thriller
Movie
as Zeus Carver
6.9 1859 votes

The Frank Skinner Show (1995)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Fluke (1995)

Fantasy Drama Family
Movie
as Rumbo (voice)
6.5 40 votes

Hail Caesar (1994)

Comedy
Movie
as Mailman
4 1 votes

Against the Wall (1994)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Jamaal
5.7 9 votes

Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)

Thriller Drama
Movie
as Richard Greener
6.5 2 votes

Fresh (1994)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Sam
7.5 48 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7.1 18 votes

The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)

Comedy
Movie
as Col. Ron
6.3 3 votes

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Thriller Crime
Movie
as Jules Winfield
8.2 7677 votes

The New Age (1994)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Dale Deveaux
4.8 5 votes

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

Comedy
Movie
as Sgt. Wes Luger
5.7 139 votes

Amos & Andrew (1993)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Andrew Sterling
5.0 42 votes

Menace II Society (1993)

Drama Action Crime
Movie
as Tat Lawson
7.2 151 votes

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7.1 34 votes

True Romance (1993)

Action Thriller Crime Romance
Movie
as Big Don
7.5 690 votes

Jurassic Park (1993)

Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Arnold
7.6 4343 votes

Fathers & Sons (1992)

Thriller Drama
Movie
as Marshall
6.0 1 votes

Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1992)

Drama
Movie
as Mr. Simpson
7.5 2 votes

Juice (1992)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Trip
6.9 91 votes

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.2 24 votes

Patriot Games (1992)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Lt. Cmdr. Robby Jackson
6.3 384 votes

Ghostwriter (1992)

Mystery
Series
as Reggie Jenkins
10 1 votes

White Sands (1992)

Action Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Greg Meeker
5.4 26 votes

Jungle Fever (1991)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Gator Purify
6.0 64 votes

Johnny Suede (1991)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as B-Bop
4.7 12 votes

Strictly Business (1991)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Monroe
5.5 6 votes

Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace (1991)

Movie
as Hatcher
4.3 3 votes

Def by Temptation (1990)

Horror Thriller Romance
Movie
as Minister Garth
3.9 5 votes

Betsy's Wedding (1990)

Comedy
Movie
as Taxi Dispatcher (Mickey)
4.4 9 votes

A Shock to the System (1990)

Comedy Drama Thriller
Movie
as Ulysses
6.5 21 votes

Law & Order (1990)

Drama
Series
as Attorney Louis Taggert
7.1 103 votes

Mo' Better Blues (1990)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Madlock
6.2 41 votes

GoodFellas (1990)

Drama Crime
Movie
as Stacks Edwards
8.2 2721 votes

The Exorcist III (1990)

Thriller Horror Mystery
Movie
as Dream Blind Man
6.1 127 votes

The Return of Superfly (1990)

Drama Action Crime
Movie
as Nate Cabot
2.0 1 votes

Sea of Love (1989)

Drama Crime Mystery
Movie
as Black Guy
6.7 131 votes

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Drama
Movie
as Mister Señor Love Daddy
7.6 255 votes

School Daze (1988)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Leeds
6.1 24 votes

Coming to America (1988)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Robber
6.5 789 votes

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1987)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Brother Elvis

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)

History Drama
Movie
as George

Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)

Comedy
Movie
as Eddie's Uncle
7.4 97 votes

Spenser: For Hire (1985)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.7 7 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

Ragtime (1981)

Drama
Movie
as Gang Member 2
6.7 29 votes

The Displaced Person (1977)

Drama
Movie
as Sulk

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.4 99 votes

Together For Days (1972)

Movie
as Stan

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Samuel L. Jackson
6.5 12 votes

Today (1952)

News
Series
as Unknown
1.5 2 votes