Samuel L. Jackson
Born: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Samuel Leroy Jackson professionally known as Samuel L. Jackson made his debut as an actor in the film Ragtime (1981). It was in 1991 he gained wider recognition as an actor with the film Jungle Fever. There was no turning back after that and Jackson at present is considered as a very bankable star. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jungle Fever which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Jacksons career so far are Goodfellas (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), Jackie Brown (1997), Shaft (2000), Django Unchained (2012), The Hateful Eight (2015), and Kong: Skull Island (2017) to name a few. Samuel Leroy Jackson son of Elizabeth Harriett and Roy Henry Jackson was born on December 21, 1948, in Washington, D.C. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Due to his interest in acting, he switched his major from Marine Biology to acting and graduated from there in the year 1972.
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