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American film and television actor and producer


Samuel Leroy Jackson started acting in theater at Morehouse College after getting involved with the Civil Rights Movement. He later moved into films. Samuel Jackson had several small roles, before meeting his mentor, Morgan Freeman, and the director Spike Lee. In 1991, after gaining critical acclaim for his role in Jungle Fever, he appeared in films such as Goodfellas, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance and Jurassic Park.

Samuel L. Jackson Info

Birth nameSamuel Leroy Jackson
Date of BirthDecember 21, 1948
Place of BirthWashington, D.C, U.S.
OccupationsActor, producer
Spouse (s)LaTanya Richardson (m. 1980–present)
Years active1972–present
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 My manager and publicist have always told me, ‘You have to find a film where you get the girl. We want women that look at you and go, ‘Oooh.â I was like, ‘Yeah, right, never gonna happen’, 
— Samuel L. Jackson is not comfortable doing nude scenes / May 06, 2010
 There I was in bed with Naomi Watts. Maybe this will spark some whole new career arc for me. But I’m not ready for nudity. Believe me, you don’t want to see all of me on a big screen. Naomi and I were going for it, but we kept most of our clothes on. 
— Samuel L. Jackson is not comfortable doing nude scenes / May 06, 2010
 Since Snakes on a Plane, every time I’m in an airport, the guys scanning my bags always ask me, ‘You don’t have any snakes in there, do you?’ On one flight, the pilot announced to people, ‘Be aware that Sam Jackson is on board and there may be things crawling around on the floor.’ I couldn’t believe he actually said that over the PA. I thought, ‘I hope people don’t panic.’ Fortunately, they laughed. 
— Samuel L. Jackson on the jokes about his performance in the movie Snakes on a Plane / May 06, 2010