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Samuel L. Jackson

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Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson in Hollywood California - June 2019
BornSamuel Leroy Jackson
(1948-12-21) 21 December 1948 (age 75)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
ThriftActor, film producer
Years active1972–present
Hauf-marrae(s)LaTanya Richardson (1980–present)

Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor an film producer. He achieved prominence an creetical acclaim in the early 1990s wi films sic as Goodfellas (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993) an his collaborations wi director Quentin Tarantino includin Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Django Unchained (2012), an The Hateful Eight (2015). He is a heichly proleefic actor, haein appeared in ower 100 films, includin Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), The 51st State (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), an the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005).

Wi Jackson's permission, his likeness wis uised for the Ultimate version o the Marvel Comics character Nick Fury. He haes an aw played Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) an Avengers: Infinity War (2018), as well as the TV show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..

The actor haes providit his vyce tae several animatit films, telly series an video gemmes, includin the roles o Lucius Best / Frozone in Pixar Animation Studios' film The Incredibles (2004), Mace Windu in Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Afro Samurai in the anime telly series Afro Samurai (2007), an Frank Tenpenny in the video gemme Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004).

Jackson haes achieved creetical an commercial acclaim, surpassin Frank Welker as the actor wi the heichest-grossin film tot o aw time in October 2011,[1] an he haes received numerous accolades an awairds. He is mairit tae LaTanya Richardson, wi that he haes a dochter, Zoe. Samuel L. Jackson is rankit as the heichest aw-time box office starn wi ower $5.1 billion tot US box office gross, an average o $70.5 million per film.[2]


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  1. Powers, Lindsay (27 October 2011). "Samuel L. Jackson Is Highest-Grossing Actor of All Time". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 Januar 2012.
  2. "People Index." Box Office Mojo.