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Samuel L. Jackson
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Biography

Height
6' 3"
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Samuel L. Jackson usually played bad guys and drug addicts before becomming an action hero, as the character Mitch Henessey, in Long Kiss Goodnight, The (1996) and in Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995). From character player to leading man. His performance in Pulp Fiction (1994) gave him an Oscar nomination for his character Jules Winnfield. He was active in the black student movement. In the seventies he joined the Negro Ensemble Company (together with Morgan Freeman ). In the eighties he became well known by three movies made by Spike Lee - Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo' Better Blues (1990) and Jungle Fever (1991). He received a Silver Berlin Bear for his part in the movie Jackie Brown (1997) as Ordell Robbi.
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Spouse
LaTanya Richardson (1980 - present); 1 daughter
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Trivia


Daughter - Zoe (b. 1982)

Grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee

One of Jackson's jobs as a struggling actor in New York was as a doorman at the popular Manhattan Plaza subsidized apts, home to hundreds of actors and artisits, including Giancarlo Esposito, who co-starred with Jackson in Amos & Andrew(1993).

(October 1997) Ranked #44 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.

Was an admitted drug user until he completed drug rehab two weeks before playing a drug addict in Jungle Fever (1991).

Accomplished at playing brass instruments (french horn, trumpet) in school symphony orchestras from grade 3 to grade 12
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Samuel L. Jackson stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Coming To America 1988 With Jessica ***
School Daze 1988 With Jessica ** 1/2
Sea of Love 1989 Video ***
Do The Right Thing 1989 With Jessica Digital *****
Mo’ Better Blues 1990 With Jessica *** 1/2
Patriot Games 1992 Don't Remember DVD ***
Jurassic Park 1993 One Opening Night at Showcase North Haven DVD *** 1/2
Menace II Society 1993 With Bob Sandine at Showcase North Haven ****
Pulp Fiction 1994 Showcase Orange Digital **** 1/2
Die Hard with a Vengance 1995 With Adam at Showcase North Haven DVD ***
Jackie Brown 1997 w/ Suzy on DVD DVD ** 1/2
Out of Sight 1998 Suzy Digital *** 1/2
The Red Violin 1998 DVD ***
Sphere 1998 Digital ***
The Phantom Menace 1999 Milford Showcase with Chris Hilton Digital ***
Shaft 2000 Meriden Hoyts ***
Unbreakable 2000 Branford Hoyts DVD *** 1/2
Formula 51 2002 at Showcase North Haven ***
Attack of the Clones 2002 w/ Durkins, Scott, etc. at Showcase North Haven Digital * 1/2
Changing Lanes 2002 at Berlin Showcase ***
The Incredibles 2004 family on DVD Digital ** 1/2
Kill Bill Volume 2 2004 On starz *
Revenge of the Sith 2005 Suzy, Kendra, Neil, Bob, Andrew, Ed, Marie at Branfrod Hoyts Digital **
Black Snake Moan 2006 Digital ***
Cleaner 2007 Digital ** 1/2
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Suzy and Hanna Digital *
The Spirit 2008 Digital **
Jumper 2008 Family Digital *
The Other Guys 2010 Suzy and Hanna in Maine **
Iron Man 2 2010 Family Digital **
Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
The Avengers 2012 Rave North Haven ***
Zambizia 2012 Hanna Digital ** 1/2
Django Unchained 2012 Suzy Digital ***
Turbo 2013 Suzy and Hanna at Middletown * 1/2
Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 Digital ** 1/2
Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 Suzy Digital * 1/2
The Legend of Tarzan 2016 Suzy and Hanna Digital * 1/2
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children 2016 Suzy and Hanna Digital **
Kong: Skull Island 2017 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2