Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson is an American Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning actor. Jackson came to fame in the early 1990s, after a series of well-reviewed performances, and has since become a major film star and cultural icon, having appeared in a large number of high-grossing films.
Jackson is a keen basketball fan, and especially enjoys the Toronto Raptors and the Harlem Globetrotters.
- December 21, 1948: Samuel Leroy Jackson was born
- 1994: Pulp Fiction
- 1995: Die Hard with a Vengeance
- 1995: BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for ''Pulp Fiction
- 1996: A Time to Kill
- 1997: Jackie Brown
- 1998: The Negotiator, The Red Violin
- 2000: Unbreakable, Shaft, Rules of Engagement
- 2003: SWAT
- 2006: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for Coach Carter