Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
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Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997).
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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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Samuel L. Jackson usually played bad guys and drug addicts before becoming an action hero, as the character Mitch Henessey, in The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and in Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995). From character player to leading man. His performance in Pulp Fiction (1994) gave him an Oscar nomination for his character Jules Winnfield. He was active in the black student movement. In the seventies he joined the Negro Ensemble Company (together with Morgan Freeman). In the eighties he became well known by three movies made by Spike Lee - Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo` Better Blues (1990) and Jungle Fever (1991). He received a Silver Berlin Bear for his part in the movie Jackie Brown (1997) as Ordell Robbi.
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B.A., Drama, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1972)
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Samuel Leroy Jackson
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Film And Television Actor And Film Producer.
Riverside High School, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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Anonymous Content, ICM Partners
(1998) TV commercial: Garden Burger (voice), (2000) TV commercial: hotjobs.com (voice), (2001-02) TV commercials (voice; UK): KFC restaurants., (2002) TV commercials (UK): Barclays Bank., (1975) TV commercial: Krystal Burger, (2000) Print ads (as his character John Shaft from Shaft (2000)): Reebok Classic athletic shoes, (2004) TV commercial (voice): Adidas., (2004) TV commercial (voice): Pontiac automobiles., (2006) TV commercial: NBA Finals for ESPN with Chinese-American actress Linda Wang, (1/08) TV commercial (UK): Virgin Media., (2008) TV commercial (PSA): No on Prop. 8., TV commercial: Appears (as guy crawling out from under a car on jacks) in "Project Safe"., (2011) TV commercial (narrator): Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow SuperPAC, founded by Stephen Colbert, (April 2012) TV commercial: "Siri Date Night" for the Apple iPhone 4S, (2013) TV commercials (Australia): Bet365 online betting website, (2013) TV commercial: Capital One Quicksilver cash-back credit card., (2014) TV commercial: Stand Up to Cancer and St. Baldricks., (2014) TV commercial: Capital One Quicksilver cash-back credit card.
Deep authoritative voice, Shaven head
Roy Henry Jackson