Samuel L. Jackson
American actor and film producer
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Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and producer. Widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation, the films in which he has appeared have collectively grossed over $27 billion worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time. He rose to fame with films such as Goodfellas (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), and Jurassic Park (1993), and has especially been noted for his roles in the Quentin Tarantino films Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Django Unchained (2012), and The Hateful Eight (2015). For his role in Pulp Fiction, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
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Foxx would melt down his Oscar for Samuel L. JacksonSpeaking at the American Black Film Festival Honors in Beverly Hills, actor Jamie Foxx says he wishes he could "melt down" his Oscar and give it to Samuel L. Jackson. (Feb. 24)
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Who wouldn't want to hang out with Samuel L. Jackson?"I am not that interesting," Sam Jackson tells Steve Kroft as their "60 Minutes" interview gets rolling. But it turns out, Jackson is not only interesting, but also witty, shrewd.
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Amazon to offer Samuel L. Jackson voice for Alexa. He'll curse, if you want.Samuel L. Jackson is lending his iconic voice to Amazon's Alexa – explicit language and all. Jackson's voice will be available in a clean version, too.
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Notre Dame African-American mascot responds to racist social media criticismSamuel Jackson, Notre Dame's new leprechaun mascot, took to Twitter to answer social media criticism, hoping to use "negative energy" in good way.
Gwyneth Paltrow's Marvel-less memory strikes again: She forgot Samuel L. Jackson's Nick FuryProducer Kevin Feige said Samuel L. Jackson's portrayal of Nick Fury slipped Gwyneth Paltrow's memory, though the two have appeared in the same movies.
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'Shaft' returns... in an action comedySamuel L. Jackson and Richard Roundtree reprise their roles as private eyes John Shaft I and II in new action comedy, "Shaft." (June 12)
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