Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson

Gender

Male

Known Credits

77

Samuel L. Jackson

Date of Birth: Dec 21, 1948

Birthplace: Washington - D.C. - USA

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

The Incredibles 2

The Incredibles 2

as Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)

2019

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War

as Nick Fury

2018

The Hitman's Bodyguard

The Hitman's Bodyguard

as Darius Kincaid

2017

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island

as Lieutenant Colonel Packard

2017

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

as Narration

2017

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

as Augustus Gibbons

2017

The Legend of Tarzan

The Legend of Tarzan

as George Washington Williams

2016

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight

as Major Marquis Warren

2016

Cell

Cell

as Tom McCourt

2016

Barely Lethal

Barely Lethal

as Hardman

2014

Robocop (2014)

Robocop (2014)

as Pat Novak

2014

Reasonable Doubt

Reasonable Doubt

as Clinton Davis

2014

Oldboy

Oldboy

as Chaney

2013

Zambezia

Zambezia

as Tendai

2012

The Avengers

The Avengers

as Nick Fury

2012

Arena

Arena

as Logan

2011

Thor

Thor

as Nick Fury

2011

Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2

as Nick Fury

2010

The Spirit

The Spirit

as Octopuss

2008

Lakeview Terrace

Lakeview Terrace

as Abel Turner

2008

Iron Man

Iron Man

as Nick Fury

2008

Cleaner

Cleaner

as Tom Cutler

2007

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

as William Marsh

2006

Black Snake Moan

Black Snake Moan

as Lazarus

2006

Farce of the Penguins

Farce of the Penguins

as Narrator (voice)

2006

Freedomland

Freedomland

as Lorenzo Council

2006

The Man

The Man

as Derrick Vann

2005

xXx: State of the Union

xXx: State of the Union

as Agent Augustus Gibbons

2005

The Incredibles

The Incredibles

as Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)

2004

Twisted

Twisted

as John Mills

2004

Basic

Basic

as West

2003

xXx

xXx

as Agent Augustus Gibbons

2002

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes

as Doyle Gipson

2002

Shaft

Shaft

as John Shaft

2000

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

as Col. Terry L. Childers

2000

Any Given Wednesday

Any Given Wednesday

as Willie Nutter

2000

Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea

as Russell Franklin

1999

The Negotiator

The Negotiator

as Lt. Danny Roman

1998

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

as Hejira Henry

1998

Sphere

Sphere

as Dr. Harry Adams

1998

Jackie Brown

Jackie Brown

as Ordell Robbie

1997

One Eight Seven

One Eight Seven

as Trevor Garfield

1997

The Long Kiss Goodnight

The Long Kiss Goodnight

as Mitch Henessey

1996

A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill

as Carl Lee Hailey

1996

The Great White Hype

The Great White Hype

as Rev. Fred Sultan

1996

Hard Eight

Hard Eight

as Jimmy

1996

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

as Jules Winfield

1994

True Romance

True Romance

as Big Don

1993

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

as Ray Arnold

1993

Patriot Games

Patriot Games

as Lt. Cmdr. Robby Jackson

1992

Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever

as Gator Purify

1991

The Return of Superfly

The Return of Superfly

as Nate Cabot

1990

The Exorcist III

The Exorcist III

as Dream Blind Man

1990

Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

as Madlock

1990

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

as Mister SeƱor Love Daddy

1989

Coming to America

Coming to America

as Robber

1988

Ragtime

Ragtime

as Gang Member 2

1981

The Exterminator

The Exterminator

as Extra (uncredited)

1980