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Other Profession(s): Producer
Higher Education: Graduated Morehouse College (BA)
Samuel L. Jackson is an American actor and producer. During his career, Samuel L. Jackson has been featured in more than 100 movies. Samuel was born in Washington, D.C. His mother, a factory worker, and his grandparents brought him up. Jackson participated actively in the black student movement at Morehouse College. Due to his protests, he was taken into custody and found guilty of wrongful detention. He relocated to New York after finishing college, but his early stage and television career was hampered by drug and alcohol misuse problems. He joined the Negro Ensemble Company in the 1970s, along with Morgan Freeman.
In 1972: Jackson made his film debut in "Together for Days".
In 1990: Jackson had a small part in Goodfellas.
In 1994: He portrayed Jules Winnfield, a highly acclaimed character, in the blockbuster movie "Pulp Fiction."
In 1996: Jackson received a Best Supporting Actor award for his work in "A Time to Kill."
In 1999: The actor had a key role in both "Deep Blue Sea" and "Star Wars: Episode I.
In 2002: Samuel appeared in the films "Changing Lanes," "XXX”.
In 2007: Jackson served as the narrator for the direct-to-DVD comedy Farce of the Penguins.
In 2008: He appeared as the character in a post-credits sequence in the movie Iron Man.
In 2012: The Quentin Tarantino picture "Django Unchained" was one of his biggest successes.
In 2014: He reprised the role for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
In 2019: Jackson made a comeback as Nick Fury in the "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Endgame" sequels.
Achievements and Awards:
Jackson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000.
Samuel L. Jackson received the "BAFTA Award" in 1994 for "Pulp Fiction."
He attended Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral as an usher and was a student activist.
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