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Samuel L Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson young

Birth Date

December 21, 1948


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 2.5 in | 189 cm

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94 kg | 207 lbs


44 in | 111 cm

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU


33 in | 84 cm

Early acting career First film Breakthrough

Samuel L. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., United States, on December 21, 1948, is an American actor.

Young Samuel L. Jackson first started performing during his years at the Morehouse College in Atlanta, with local acting group, he co-founded "Just Us Theatre".

He began his professional acting career on the New York stage, he joined "Negro Ensemble Company".

He made his big screen debut in blaxploitation movie Together for Days (1972) in role as Stan.

He got his television debut in NBC drama series Movin' On (1976) in episode "Woman of Steel", in role as Patrolman.

He landed his first break with a role as Mister Señor Love Daddy in comedy drama film Do the Right Thing (1989), directed by Spike Lee.

Jackson's breakthrough performance came as Jules Winnfield in drama crime movie Pulp Fiction (1994), for which he won a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and he was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.

New Movies

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021) action comedy in role as Darius Kincaid, opposite Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek

The Asset (2021) action thriller with Maggie Q and Michael Keaton

Spiral (2021) horror thriller in role as Marcus, opposite Chris Rock and Max Minghella

The Banker (2020) drama in role as Joe Morris, with Anthony Mackie and Nicholas Hoult

The Last Full Measure (2019) war drama in role as Takoda, opposite Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer and William Hurt

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) epic space opera in voice role as Mace Windu

Best Movies

He played Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:

Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Thor (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

The Avengers (2012)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Uncredited cameo

Captain Marvel (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Cameo

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

He portrayed Jedi Master Mace Windu in Star Wars prequel trilogy:

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Ordell Robbie in crime thriller movie Jackie Brown (1997), directed by Quentin Tarantino.

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Carl Lee Hailey in crime drama film A Time to Kill (1996).

He won the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Stephen in revisionist Western movie Django Unchained (2012), directed by Quentin Tarantino.

Jurassic Park (1993) science fiction adventure directed by Steven Spielberg

Sphere (1998) science fiction psychological thriller opposite Sharon Stone and Dustin Hoffman

Shaft (2000) action thriller opposite Christian Bale and Vanessa L. Williams

Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995) action thriller opposite Bruce Willis and Jeremy Irons

Unbreakable (2000) thriller opposite Bruce Willis and Robin Wright

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) martial arts drama with Uma Thurman

Black Snake Moan (2006) drama opposite Christina Ricci and Justin Timberlake

Soul Men (2008) musical comedy with Bernie Mac

Inglourious Basterds (2009) drama action with Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz

The Hateful Eight (2015) Western directed by Quentin Tarantino

Hard Eight (1996) neo-noir crime thriller with Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. Reilly and Philip Seymour Hoffman

Patriot Games (1992) spy thriller with Harrison Ford and Sean Bean

The Negotiator (1998) action thriller with Kevin Spacey

The Legend of Tarzan (2016) adventure opposite Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie and Christoph Waltz

Kong: Skull Island (2017) science fiction opposite Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) thriller action opposite Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek

Glass (2019) psychological superhero thriller in role as Elijah Price / Mr. Glass, opposite James McAvoy and Bruce Willis

Shaft (2019) action comedy in role as John Shaft II

The Banker (2019) drama in role as Joe Morris, with Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult and Nia Long

TV Shows

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as inmate Jamaal X in action historical drama television film Against the Wall (1994).

Spenser: For Hire (1986-1987) ABC crime drama series in role as Leroy Clancy / Ned

Ghostwriter (1992) PBS children's mystery television series in role as Reggie Jenkins

He voiced Gin Rummy in animated sitcom The Boondocks (2005-2010).

He guest starred as Nick Fury in ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-2014).


Graduated from Riverside High School in Chattanooga.

Graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia (1972).

He was active in the black student movement.

He played the French horn, trumpet, flute and piccolo in the school orchestra.

He made over 150 films, during his career.

He is a vegetarian.

He voiced Lucius Best / Frozone in animated superhero films: The Incredibles (2004) and Incredibles 2 (2018).

He voiced Tendai in Zambezia (2012) and Whiplash in Turbo (2013).

Loves to play golf.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7020 Hollywood Boulevard in 2000.

Fan of Liverpool FC.

Lives in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.


He married actress LaTanya Richardson in 1980, they have one daughter, Zoe Jackson.


I think everyone who says they don't like watching themselves in movies should stop lying.

People like the Ezekiel speech. I have to say that speech about three times a week to people, just to prove that I still know it.

I was a square for so long and it totally amazes me that people think I am cool.

I don't understand how people live without creating. You know? I don't know how you do one picture a year.

I love comic books and I love anime.

The only thing I've kind of missed is finding a really good western that I want to do, because I watched westerns a lot.

I actually think I have an audience member's sensibility about going to the movies.

I've been fortunate to be in films that are classic, that are going to be around.