Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 21-12-1948
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., USA
  • Also Known As:

    Sam Jackson
    Samuel Leroy Jackson

  • Popularity: 22.50
  • Homepage: N/A


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. Jackson has since appeared in over 100 films including Die Hard with a Vengeance, The 51st State, Jackie Brown, Unbreakable, The Incredibles, Black Snake Moan, Shaft, Snakes on a Plane, as well as the Star Wars prequel trilogy and small roles in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 2 and Inglourious Basterds. He played Nick Fury in Iron Man and Iron Man 2, Thor, the first two of a nine-film commitment as the character for the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. Jackson's many roles have made him one of the highest grossing actors at the box office. Jackson has won multiple awards throughout his career and has been portrayed in various forms of media including films, television series, and songs. In 1980, Jackson married LaTanya Richardson, with whom he has one daughter, Zoe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Samuel L. Jackson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
2006 Snakes on a Plane as Neville Flynn
2000 Shaft as John Shaft
2001 The 51st State as Elmo McElroy
2002 No Good Deed as Jack Friar
1996 The Great White Hype as Rev. Fred Sultan
1995 Fluke as Rumbo (voice)
1997 One Eight Seven as Trevor Garfield
1993 Amos & Andrew as Andrew Sterling
2005 Coach Carter as Ken Carter
2006 Black Snake Moan as Lazarus
2001 The Caveman's Valentine as Romulus
2005 The Man as Derrick Vann
2003 S.W.A.T. as Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson
2007 Farce of the Penguins as Narrator (voice)
1998 The Negotiator as Lt. Danny Roman
2007 Resurrecting the Champ as Champ
2006 Freedomland as Lorenzo Council
2007 Cleaner as Tom Cutler
2008 Lakeview Terrace as Abel Turner
2006 Home of the Brave as William Marsh
2008 Soul Men as Louis Hinds
2009 Afro Samurai: Resurrection as Afro Samurai / Ninja Ninja
2010 Unthinkable as Henry Harold 'H' Humphries
2004 Country of My Skull as Langston Whitfield
2011 Arena as Logan
2011 African Cats as Narrator (voice)
2012 The Samaritan as Foley
2011 Young Jeezy: A Hustlerz Ambition as Narrator
2014 Reasonable Doubt as Clinton Davis
2014 Big Game as President William Alan Moore
2015 The Hateful Eight as Major Marquis Warren
2014 Kite as Lieutenant Karl Aker
1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin as George
1970 The Blob
2002 The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies as Himself - Narrator
2019 Shaft as John Shaft
1996 Shaquille O'Neal: Larger than Life as Narrator (voice)
1997 Jackie Brown as Ordell Robbie
1994 Pulp Fiction as Jules Winnfield
2002 Changing Lanes as Doyle Gipson
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance as Zeus Carver
2000 Rules of Engagement as Col. Terry L. Childers
2007 1408 as Gerald Olin
1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight as Mitch Henessey
1995 Kiss of Death as Calvin Hart
2005 xXx: State of the Union as Agent Augustus Gibbons
1994 Against the Wall as Jamaal
1993 National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 as Sgt. Wes Luger
2000 Unbreakable as Elijah Price
2004 Twisted as John Mills
2009 Mother and Child as Paul
2005 Mr. Incredible and Pals as 'Real' Frozone
2011 The Sunset Limited as Black
2012 Meeting Evil as Richie
2012 I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac as Himself
2012 Zambezia as Tendai (voice)
2000 Any Given Wednesday as Willie Nutter
1999 From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic as Narrator, Host
1994 Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker as Richard Greener
2012 Wake the Fuck Up as Himself
2010 In the Land of the Free... as Narrator
2013 Everything Is Samuel L. Jackson's Fault as Himself
2016 Cell as Thomas 'Tom' McCourt
2017 Kong: Skull Island as Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard
2017 I Am Not Your Negro as Narrator (voice)
2017 Unicorn Store as The Salesman
1989 Dead Man Out as Calvin Fredricks
2017 The Hitman's Bodyguard as Darius Kincaid
1970 Inversion
2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home as Nick Fury
2021 The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard as Darius Kincaid
2019 Captain Marvel as Nick Fury
2020 The Banker as Joe Morris
2006 Honor Deferred as Narrator
2001 Comic Books & Superheroes as Self
1970 The Sinister Six as (rumored)
1996 A Time to Kill as Carl Lee Hailey
1998 Sphere as Dr. Harry Adams
2003 Basic as West
2008 Jumper as Roland
2008 The Spirit as Octopuss
2004 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson as Voice
2004 The Incredibles as Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
1994 Fresh as Sam
1997 Eve's Bayou as Louis Batiste
1972 Together for Days as Stan
2013 Oldboy as Chaney
2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service as Richmond Valentine
2014 The Boomer List as Himself
2016 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children as Barron
2021 Blazing Samurai as Jimbo
2016 The Legend of Tarzan as George Washington Williams
2002 xXx as Agent Augustus Gibbons
2012 Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking as Himself
2017 Creating a King: Summoning a God as Himself
2021 Spiral: From The Book of Saw as Marcus
2002 Pulp Fiction: The Facts as Himself (archive footage)
1996 Hard Eight as Jimmy
1995 Losing Isaiah as Kadar Lewis
1987 Eddie Murphy Raw as Eddie's Uncle
1992 White Sands as Greg Meeker
2013 Turbo as Whiplash (voice)
1992 Jumpin' at the Boneyard as Mr. Simpson
2015 Barely Lethal as Hardman
1977 The Displaced Person as Sulk
2014 Face of Unity as Self
1991 Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace as Hatcher
2017 Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song as Host
2012 Building the Dream: Assembling the Avengers as Himself
1978 The Trial of the Moke as Johnson Whittaker
2021 The Asset as Moody
2001 The Making of 'Unbreakable' as Himself
2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones as Mace Windu
2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Mace Windu
1999 Deep Blue Sea as Russell Franklin
1993 Menace II Society as Tat Lawson
1992 Juice as Trip
1991 Strictly Business as Monroe
2012 Django Unchained as Stephen
1990 Def by Temptation as Minister Garth
2014 On the Front Line as Himself
2015 Chi-Raq as Dolmedes
2019 Glass as Elijah Price / Mr. Glass
1987 Magic Sticks as Bum
2017 The Words That Built America as Himself
2020 The Last Full Measure as Takoda
2016 Eating You Alive as Himself
2019 QT8: The First Eight as Himself - Actor
1990 Spike Lee & Company: Do It a Cappella as The Janitor
1970 Pulp Fiction - Montage Chronologique
2012 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey as Fear (voice)
1990 Mo' Better Blues as Madlock
1990 The Return of Superfly as Nate Cabot
1991 Jungle Fever as Gator Purify
1991 Johnny Suede as B-Bop
1990 Betsy's Wedding as Taxi Dispatcher (Mickey)
2002 Jackie Brown: How It Went Down as Himself
2012 The Avengers: A Visual Journey as Himself
2010 Iron Man 2 as Nick Fury
1994 The Search for One-eye Jimmy as Col. Ron
2004 John Travolta: The Inside Story as Himself
1994 Hail Caesar as Mailman
2012 The Avengers as Nick Fury
1992 Patriot Games as Lt. Cmdr. Robby Jackson
1994 The New Age as Dale Deveaux
2010 Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible as Himself
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron as Nick Fury
2012 Eddie Murphy: One Night Only as Himself
2014 Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe as Himself
1989 Making 'Do the Right Thing' as Himself
2018 Incredibles 2 as Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
2014 Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee as Self
2001 R2-D2: Beneath the Dome as Self
2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 as Rufus
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger as Nick Fury
1999 Our Friend, Martin as Turner (voice)
2011 On the Shoulders of Giants
1993 True Romance as Big Don
2010 The Other Guys as P.K. Highsmith
2009 Astro Boy as Zog (voice)
2014 RoboCop as Pat Novak
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier as Nick Fury
1996 Trees Lounge as Wendell
2015 Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel as Himself
1993 Jurassic Park as Arnold
2003 Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives
2002 BaadAsssss Cinema as Self
1992 Fathers & Sons as Marshall
1988 Coming to America as Robber (uncredited)
1988 School Daze as Leeds
1999 Forever Hollywood as Himself
2007 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino as Himself
2011 Return to Jurassic Park
2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars as Mace Windu (voice)
2005 The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World as Himself
2018 Life Itself as Himself
2010 With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story as Himself
2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage as Agent Augustus Gibbons
2018 Quincy as Self
1989 Do the Right Thing as Mister Señor Love Daddy
2009 The Face Is Familiar as Himself
2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed as Himself
1996 The Journey of the African-American Athlete as Narrator
1981 Ragtime as Gang Member 2
2020 A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote as Self
1989 Sea of Love as Black Guy
2009 We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial as Self
1980 The Exterminator as Extra (uncredited)
2008 Gospel Hill as Paul Malcolm
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Mace Windu
2016 BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration as Himself
1990 A Shock to the System as Ulysses
1998 The Red Violin as Charles Morritz (Montréal)
1998 Out of Sight as Hejirah Henry (uncredited)
2011 Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair as Rufus
2019 Avengers: Endgame as Nick Fury
1990 The Exorcist III as Dream Blind Man (uncredited)
2008 Crítico as Himself
1990 GoodFellas as Stacks Edwards
2011 Thor as Nick Fury (uncredited)
2009 Inglourious Basterds as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Nick Fury (uncredited)
2008 Iron Man as Nick Fury (uncredited)
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as Mace Windu (voice)
2012 The Samaritan
1997 Eve's Bayou
2020 The Banker
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1987 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (65 episode) as Brother Elvis
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (3 episode)
1997 The View (7 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (7 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (4 episode)
2005 Extras (1 episode)
1992 Ghostwriter (89 episode) as Reggie Jenkins
1953 The Academy Awards (7 episode)
2009 Cosmic Quantum Ray (26 episode)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode)
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Attorney Louis Taggert
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (5 episode)
1985 Spenser: For Hire (1 episode)
1952 Today (1 episode)
2005 The Boondocks (3 episode)
1999 The Early Show (1 episode)
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (4 episode)
2006 The Henry Rollins Show (1 episode)
1995 The Frank Skinner Show (1 episode)
2005 Iconoclasts (1 episode)
2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man (1 episode)
2007 Afro Samurai (5 episode) as Afro Samurai / Ninja Ninja (voice)
1998 TRL (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2 episode) as Nick Fury
2013 Circus Halligalli (1 episode)
2004 America Beyond the Color Line (1 episode) as Himself
2008 The War (7 episode) as Narrator
1993 WWE Raw (1 episode)
1948 Bambi-Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
2017 Carpool Karaoke (1 episode) as Himself
2007 The Graham Norton Show (4 episode) as Self
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Self
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher (1 episode) as Himself
1998 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies (1 episode) as Himself
2011 Prohibition (3 episode) as Voice (voice)
2020 Some Good News (1 episode) as Voice Over
2020 Enslaved (6 episode) as Self
1972 Great Performances (1 episode) as self

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