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Samuel L. Jackson

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Samuel L. Jackson

American film and television actor and film produceradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1948.

Countries: United States (64%), United Kingdom (13%), (8%)

Main connections: Quentin Tarantino, Coach Carter, Kevin Spacey

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Samuel L. Jackson was born in 1948. add something


1968

After the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Jackson attended the funeral in Atlanta as one of the ushers. add something


1969

In 1969, Jackson and several other students held members of the Morehouse College board of trustees (including a nearby Martin Luther King, Sr.) hostage on the campus, demanding reform in the school's curriculum and governance. add something


1972

Before graduating in 1972, he co-founded the "Just Us Theatre". add something


1980

Tanya Richardson, whom he met while attending Morehouse College. add something


1981

James Pickens, Jr. - In 1981, Pickens performed in the Negro Ensemble Company's production of "A Soldier's Play", starring alongside Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson


1982

The couple have a daughter, Zoe, born in 1982. add something


1989

Jheri curl - In Samuel L. Jackson's opening monologue in the 1989 film Do the Right Thing, his DJ character says that there is a "Jheri Curl alert" in effect for the day: "If you have a Jheri Curl stay in the house or you'll end up with a permanent plastic helmet on your head forever


1990

Kangol - The release of more consciously stylish products in the 1990s such as the furgora Spitfire, was helped by its presence upon the head of Samuel L. Jackson in 1997


1992

Thomas Berger (novelist) - A version of the 1992 novel "Meeting Evil", starring Samuel L. Jackson and Luke Wilson, was filmed in 2011, and was released to theaters in the United States in May 2012


1993

After a turn as the criminal Big Don in the 1993 Tarantino-penned True Romance directed by Tony Scott, Tarantino contacted Jackson for the role of Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction. add something

 

Loaded Weapon 1 - The film, starring Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, Kathy_Ireland, Frank McRae, Tim Curry, and William Shatner, was released on February 5, 1993


1996

Alexandra Kyle - She co-starred again with Sutherland in 1996's "A Time to Kill", which starred Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew_McConaughey, Ashley Judd and Kevin Spacey

 

The Long Kiss Goodnight - "'The Long Kiss Goodnight"' is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written and produced by Shane Black and starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson


1997

Quickly becoming a box office star, Jackson continued with three starring roles in 1997. add something

 

John Heard (actor) - He starred with Samuel L. Jackson in 1997's "One Eight Seven" and was featured in the 2000 miniseries "Perfect Murder, Perfect Town"

 

Kasi Lemmons - In 1997, Lemmons directed the film "Eve's Bayou" starring Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn_Whitfield, Debbi Morgan, Diahann Carroll, and Jurnee Smollett

 

Lisa Nicole Carson - She has appeared in "Love Jones" and alongside Samuel L. Jackson in "Eve's Bayou" in 1997


1998

In 1998, he worked with other established actors such as Sharon Stone and Dustin Hoffman in Sphere and Kevin Spacey in The Negotiator, playing a hostage negotiator who resorts to taking hostages himself when he is falsely accused of murder and embezzlement. add something

 

Thus far, he has hosted the MTV Movie Awards, the ESPYs, and the Spike TV Video Game Awards. add something

 

F. Gary Gray - The film starred Academy *award winner Kevin Spacey and Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson, and earned Gray both Best Film and Best Director *awards at the 1998 Acapulco Film Festival


1999

In 1999, Jackson starred in the horror film Deep Blue Sea, and as Jedi Master Mace Windu in George Lucas' Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. add something

 

Coach Carter - It is based on a true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson, who made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results


2000

On June 13, 2000, Jackson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which can be found at 7018 Hollywood Blvd. add something

 

Eamonn Walker - In 2000 Walker appeared in two films, the crime drama, "Once in the Life" acting alongside and being directed by Laurence Fishburne on his directorial debut, and the fantasy mystery, "Unbreakable" alongside Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson

 

Shaft (2000 film) - "'Shaft"' is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Pat Hingle, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. Williams, and Mekhi Phifer


2001

Tamara Tunie - In 2001 she received a nomination for the Independent Spirit *awards for her role in film "The Caveman's Valentine", based on George Dawes Green's novel of the same name, opposite Samuel L. Jackson


2002

In 2002, he played a recovering alcoholic attempting to keep custody of his kids while fighting a battle of wits with Ben Affleck's character in Changing Lanes. add something

 

Roger Michell - He directed the 2002 box office hit "Changing Lanes" starring Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson

 

Ultimate Nick Fury - When the character resurfaced in 2002 in "The Ultimates", he had been redesigned to look like actor Samuel L. Jackson


2003

In 2003, Jackson again worked with John Travolta in Basic and as a police sergeant alongside Colin Farrell in the television show remake S.W.A.T. A song within the soundtrack was named after him, entitled Sammy L. Jackson by Hot Action Cop. Jackson appeared in HBO's documentary Unchained Memories, as a narrator along many other stars like Angela Bassett and Whoopi Goldberg. add something


2004

According to reviews gathered by Rotten Tomatoes, in 2004 Jackson starred in both his lowest and highest ranked films in his career. add something

 

Hawaii International Film Festival - In 2004 an *award for achievement in acting was given to Maggie Cheung, a second was *awarded to Samuel L. Jackson in 2005

 

Nelson George - In 2004, George made a short film called "To Be a Black Man", starring Samuel L. Jackson, and a documentary called "A Great Day in Hip-Hop"

 

In My Country - "'In My Country"' is a 2004 English-language film directed by John Boorman, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Juliette Binoche


2005

In 2005, he began with the sports drama, Coach Carter, where he played a coach dedicated to teaching his players that education is more important than basketball. add something

 

Rob Brown (actor) - In 2005, he played the role of Kenyon Stone, a basketball player for the Richmond High School Oilers in "Coach Carter", starring Samuel L. Jackson

 

Antwon Tanner - Tanner had a starring role in the 2005 film "Coach Carter", where he starred alongside Samuel L. Jackson and has appeared in TV series such as "NYPD Blue", "Sister, Sister", "Moesha", "The Parkers", and "

 

Craig Brewer - Brewer's subsequent project, "Black Snake Moan", began filming in September 2005 and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Christina_Ricci, and Justin Timberlake


2006

Kenny Brown (guitarist) - Brown's guitar work was featured in the 2006 film "Black Snake Moan", where he provided backing for star Samuel L. Jackson's vocals

 

Flex Alexander - Following the end of "One on One", Alexander had roles in the 2006 film "Snakes on a Plane", opposite Samuel L. Jackson, and the 2007 horror film "The Hills Have Eyes 2"

 

Nathan Phillips (actor) - He is perhaps best known for his role as backpacker Ben Mitchell in "Wolf Creek" and for his American film debut, "Snakes on a Plane", opposite Samuel L. Jackson, in 2006

 

Black Snake Moan (film) - "'Black Snake Moan"' is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Craig Brewer, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Christina_Ricci, Justin Timberlake, and Kim Richards

 

Octopus (comics) - On July 19, 2006, "The Hollywood Reporter" reported that comic book writer/artist Frank Miller would write and direct the feature film adaptation of "The Spirit" with Samuel L. Jackson as the Octopus


2007

Josh Hartnett - Among his 2007 roles were "Resurrecting the Champ", a drama starring Samuel L. Jackson, and the graphic novel-based "30 Days of Night", in which he played a small-town sheriff

 

RZA - In 2007, he did the score of the Japanese anime Afro Samurai starring Samuel L. Jackson.

 

Keke Palmer - In 2007, Palmer starred in many acting roles, she was a supporting act in the thriller "Cleaner" alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes

 

Banksy - In April 2007, Transport for London painted over Banksy's iconic image of a scene from Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, featuring Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta clutching bananas instead of guns.


2008

In 2008, Jackson reprised his role of Mace Windu in the CGI film, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, followed by Lakeview Terrace where he played a racist cop who terrorizes an interracial couple. add something

 

In 2008, he portrayed the villain in The Spirit, which was poorly received by critics and the box office. add something

 

Bernie Mac - He co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in the 2008 musical comedy "Soul Men" as "Floyd Henderson"

 

John Legend - He has a supporting, singing-only role in the 2008 movie "Soul Men", where he plays the deceased lead singer of a fictitious soul group that includes Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac

 

Dale Godboldo - In 2008, he had a role in the thriller "Lakeview Terrace", starring Samuel L. Jackson


2009

In 2009, he again worked with Quentin Tarantino when he narrated several scenes in the World War II film, Inglourious Basterds. add something

 

In 2009, they started their own charitable organization to help support education. add something

 

The 2009 edition of The Guinness World Records, which uses a different calculation to determine film grosses, stated that Jackson is the world's highest grossing actor, having earned $7.42 billion in 68 films. add something

 

In February 2009, Jackson signed on to a nine-picture deal with Marvel which would see him appear as the character in Iron Man 2, Thor, $Captain_America:_The_First_Avenger, and The Avengers as well as any other sequels they would produce. add something

 

Ron Howard - Ron Howard made a cameo appearance in the 2009 music video for Jamie Foxx's song "Blame It" alongside Forrest Whittaker, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Samuel L. Jackson

 

The Avengers (2012 film) - In February 2009, Samuel L. Jackson signed a nine-picture deal with Marvel Entertainment to play Nick Fury in "Iron Man 2" and other films

 

Thor (film) - In February 2009, Samuel L. Jackson, who had briefly portrayed Nick Fury at the end of the film "Iron Man", signed on to reprise the role in "Thor" as part of an unprecedented nine-picture deal with Marvel Studios

 

Harvey Weinstein - In February 2009, former Sam & Dave singer Sam Moore filed suit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein over the alleged use of Sam & Dave's career as a model for "Soul Men", a Weinstein Co. comedy starring Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson


2010

In 2010, he starred in the drama Mother and Child and portrayed an interrogator who attempts to locate several nuclear weapons in the direct-to-video film Unthinkable. add something

 

Jackson has several upcoming film projects between 2010 and 2012. add something

 

Will Ferrell - In 2010, he was the executive producer and star of "The Other Guys", a buddy cop film, which has an ensemble cast which consists of Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, Samuel L. Jackson and Dwayne Johnson

 

The Avengers (2012 film) - The film was promoted at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International, during which a teaser trailer narrated by Samuel L. Jackson was shown followed by an introduction of the cast

 

Scarlett Johansson - The film, released in May 2010, was directed by Jon Favreau and starred Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson and Sam Rockwell


2011

In October 2011, Jackson surpassed Frank Welker as the highest grossing film actor of all-time add something

 

Angela Bassett - In 2011, Bassett co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in the play "The Mountaintop" a fictionalized depiction of the night before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King while at the Lorraine Hotel

 

Jas Mann - Production of the live action film "Afro Samurai" film with Samuel L. Jackson was announced in 2011, but productions stalled when Indomina suspending North American operations and shutters it's US office

 

The Avengers (2012 film) - In February 2011, Cobie Smulders acquired the role of Maria Hill, after participating in screen tests conducted by Marvel for the role of a key S.H.I.E.L.D. member, who Samuel L. Jackson described as Nick Fury's sidekick


2012

Jackson appeared in Quentin Tarantino's film, "Django Unchained", which was released December 25, 2012 add something

 

Captain America: The Winter Soldier - By June 2012, the Russo brothers entered negotiations to direct the sequel, and Samuel L. Jackson was confirmed to return as S.H.I.E.L.D. leader Nick Fury

 

Tarzan (2016 film) - On November 14, 2012, Alexander SkarsgÄrd was added to the cast by the choice of director Yates, he'll play the title role, while Samuel L. Jackson was being eyed to play Williams in the film


2013

In June 2013, Jackson, along with a charity called Prizeo, launched a joint campaign in an effort to raise money to fight Alzheimer's disease add something

 

Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Later that month, Marvel Studios head and producer Kevin Feige, directors Joe and Anthony Russo, and cast members Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian_Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Emily VanCamp, and Frank Grillo held a panel at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International and presented footage from the film

 

Callan McAuliffe - In 3 February 2013, Variety had announced that Callan will play alongside Samuel L. Jackson and India Eisley in the live-action movie remake of 1998 Japanese anime film "Kite"

 

Tarzan (2016 film) - On December 11, 2013, Samuel L. Jackson, who was previously being eyed, has signed on to play Williams in the film


2014

Jackson will appear as a powerful and charismatic media mogul in the 2014 remake of "RoboCop" add something

 

Victor Garber - He co-starred in 2014 Samuel L. Jackson and Felicity Huffman in the Finnish-British Action Thriller Big Game

 

Ray Stevenson (actor) - Stevenson played 2014 along Samuel L. Jackson in the finnish-american Thriller film Big Game

 

Dracula Untold - On October 15, 2014, it was announced that if the film was included in a rebooted Universal Monsters universe Charles Dance's character "Master Vampire" could appear in several Universal Monsters films, much like Samuel L. Jackson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe


2015

Jackson said in an interview on February 11, 2015, that he only has two movies left on his Marvel contract following "Ultron" add something

 

Matthew Vaughn - Vaughn is set to direct and the studio announced a 13 February 2015 release date which stars Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Samuel L. Jackson


2016

Jackson is featured in "Eating You Alive", a 2016 American documentary about food and health add something

 

Douglas Urbanski - In 2016 Urbanski was Executive Producer of Hitman's Bodyguard, which stars Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, and Hunter Killer which stars Gerard Butler


2017

Let's Stay Together (song) - Movie actor Samuel L. Jackson performed Green's song in a 2017 TV Commercial for Capital One

 

Liu Yifei - In November, it was announced that Liu will be joining Samuel L. Jackson in the American-Chinese science fiction film "Inversion", scheduled to begin filming on February 27, 2017

 

Gary Oldman - Oldman will appear in "The Hitman's Bodyguard" with Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan_Reynolds, and Salma Hayek, which will be released on 18 August 2017


2018

In a 2018 interview with Vogue he denied ever having been a member of the movement add something

 

Mel B - She gave her voice to the animated movie "Blazing Samurai" alongside Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky_Gervais, George Takei, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, and Mel Brooks due for release in 2018


2019

Jackson will portray the main character on the 2019 film Glass add something

 

Shaft (2000 film) - The 2019 release stars Jessie Usher as John Shaft III, an FBI agent and the son of Samuel L. Jackson's character