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Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (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. Samuel ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

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Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Jules Winnfield
The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight Major Marquis Warren
Snakes on a Plane
Snakes on a Plane Neville Flynn
Jackie Brown
Jackie Brown Ordell Robbie


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 2019 Captain Marvel (pre-production)
Nick Fury
 2019 Glass (post-production)
Elijah Price / Mr. Glass
 2018 Incredibles 2 (filming)
Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
  Son of Shaft (filming)
John Shaft
 2017 Blazing Samurai
Jimbo (voice)
 2017 Unicorn Store
The Salesman
 2017 The Hitman's Bodyguard
Darius Kincaid
 2017 Kong: Skull Island
Preston Packard
 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Augustus Gibbons
 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
George Washington Williams
 2016/I Cell
Tom McCourt
 2015 The Hateful Eight
Major Marquis Warren
 2015 Chi-Raq
 2015 Barely Lethal
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Nick Fury
 2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service
 2014 Big Game
US President William Alan Moore
 2014 Kite
Lieutenant Karl Aker
 2014 RoboCop
Pat Novak
 2014 Reasonable Doubt
Clinton Davis
 2013 Old Boy
 2013 Turbo
Whiplash (voice)
 2012 Django Unchained
 2012 Zambezia
Tendai (voice)
 2012 The Avengers
Nick Fury
 2012 Meeting Evil
 2012/I The Samaritan
 2011 Thor
Nick Fury (uncredited)
 2010 The Other Guys
P.K. Highsmith
 2010 Unthinkable
Henry Harold 'H' Humphries
 2010 Iron Man 2
Nick Fury
 2009 Astro Boy
Zog (voice)
 2009 Mother and Child
 2009 Inglourious Basterds
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2008 The Spirit
 2008 Soul Men
Louis Hinds
 2008 Gospel Hill
Paul Malcolm
 2008 Lakeview Terrace
Abel Turner
 2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Mace Windu (voice)
 2008 Iron Man
Nick Fury (uncredited)
 2008 Jumper
 2007 Cleaner
Tom Cutler
 2007 1408
Gerald Olin
 2007 Resurrecting the Champ
 2006 Home of the Brave
Will Marsh
 2006 Black Snake Moan
 2006 Snakes on a Plane
Neville Flynn
 2006 Freedomland
Lorenzo Council
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Narrator (voice)
 2005 The Man
Derrick Vann
 2005 xXx: State of the Union
Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons
 2005 Coach Carter
Coach Ken Carter
 2004 The Incredibles
Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2
 2004/I Twisted
John Mills
 2004 In My Country
Langston Whitfield
 2003 S.W.A.T.
Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson
 2003 Basic
 2002 xXx
Agent Augustus Gibbons
 2002 No Good Deed
Jack Friar
 2002 Changing Lanes
Doyle Gipson
 2001 Formula 51
Elmo McElroy
 2001 The Caveman's Valentine
 2000 Unbreakable
Elijah Price
 2000 Shaft
John Shaft
 2000 Rules of Engagement
Col. Terry L. Childers
 1999 Deep Blue Sea
Russell Franklin
 1998 The Red Violin
Charles Morritz (Montréal)
 1998 The Negotiator
Danny Roman
 1998 Out of Sight
Hejira Henry (uncredited)
 1998 Sphere
Dr. Harry Adams
 1997 Jackie Brown
Ordell Robbie
 1997 Eve's Bayou
Louis Batiste
 1997 One Eight Seven
Trevor Garfield
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight
Mitch Henessey
 1996 A Time to Kill
Carl Lee Hailey
 1996 Trees Lounge
 1996 The Great White Hype
Rev. Fred Sultan
 1996 Hard Eight
 1995 Fluke
Rumbo (voice)
 1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance
Zeus Carver
 1995 Kiss of Death
Calvin Hart
 1995 Losing Isaiah
Kadar Lewis
 1994 The New Age
Dale Deveaux
 1994 Pulp Fiction
Jules Winnfield
 1994 Hail Caesar
 1994 Fresh
 1993 True Romance
Big Don
 1993 Jurassic Park
 1993 Menace II Society
Tat Lawson
 1993 Amos & Andrew
Andrew Sterling
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1
Wes Luger
 1992 Patriot Games
 1992 White Sands
Greg Meeker (as Sam Jackson)
 1992 Juice
 1992 Fathers & Sons
 1991 Strictly Business
Monroe (as Sam Jackson)
 1991 Jumpin' at the Boneyard
Mr. Simpson
 1991 Johnny Suede
 1991 Jungle Fever
Gator Purify
 1990 The Return of Superfly
Nate Cabot (as Sam Jackson)
 1990 Goodfellas
Stacks Edwards
 1990 The Exorcist III
Dream Blind Man
 1990 Mo' Better Blues
 1990 Betsy's Wedding
Taxi Dispatcher (Mickey)
 1990 Def by Temptation
Minister Garth
 1990 A Shock to the System
Ulysses (Three-Card Monte Game)
 1989 Sea of Love
Black Guy
 1989 Do the Right Thing
Mister Señor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson)
 1988 Coming to America
Hold-Up Man
 1988 School Daze
 1987 Magic Sticks
Bum (as Sam Jackson)
 1981 Ragtime
Gang Member No. 2
 1980 The Exterminator
Extra (uncredited)
 1972 Together for Days
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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 24 Interviews | 16 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Samuel Jackson | Sam Jackson


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[When asked about his character in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)] "He's black." See more »


Ranked #44 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. See more »


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