Samuel L. Jackson Biography

Birthday: 1948-12-21
Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia USA
Height: 6' 2½" (1.89 m) Mini Biograph
Wiki Biography: Samuel L. Jackson usually played bad guys and drug addicts before becoming an action hero, as the character Mitch Henessey, in The Long Kiss Goodnight (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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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Avengers Assemble Nick Fury 1970
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mace Windu 1981 - 2009 Animation
Fathers and Sons Marshall 1992 Drama
Against the Wall 1994 Action
Shaft John Shaft 2000 Action
Changing Lanes Doyle Gipson 2002 Drama
SWAT Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson 2003 Action
Home of the Brave Will Marsh 2006 Action
Afro Samurai Afro Samurai 2007 - 2008 Animation
Un-broke: What You Need to Know About Money 2009 Comedy
The Chainsaw Sally Show Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons 2010 Horror
Reverse Missionaries Nick Fury 2011
Curiosity Himself 2011 Documentary
Iconoclasts 2012
No Limit Henry Harold 'H' Humphries 2012 Action
When Sharks Attack Himself 2013 Action
Twisted John Mills 2013 - 2014 Crime
S.W.A.T. Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson 3727 Action
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hail Caesar 0000
The Arena 1974
Arena 1985 Sport
Eddie Murphy Raw 1987 Documentary, Comedy
The Return of Superfly Nate Cabot 1990 0, Comedy
Def by Temptation 1990 Horror
Jungle Fever Gator Purify 1991 Drama, Romance
Jumpin' at the Boneyard Mr. Simpson 1992 Drama
Fathers & Sons Marshall 1992 Drama, Thriller
Patriot Games 1992 0, 0, Game Show
White Sands 1992 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jurassic Park Ray Arnold 1993 0, Sport
True Romance Big Don 1993 0, Game Show, Comedy, Biography
Menace II Society Tat Lawson 1993 Comedy, 0
Loaded Weapon 1 Wes Luger 1993 Action, Comedy, Crime
Amos & Andrew Andrew Sterling 1993
The New Age Dale Deveaux 1994 0
Pulp Fiction Jules Winnfield 1994 Crime, Thriller
Fluke 1995 0, 0
Die Hard: With a Vengeance Zeus Carver 1995 Game Show
Losing Isaiah 1995 Drama
Kiss of Death 1995 Action, Crime, Thriller
Die Hard With a Vengeance Zeus Carver 1995 Action, Crime, Thriller
A Time to Kill Carl Lee Hailey 1996 Game Show, Comedy
The Great White Hype Rev. Fred Sultan 1996 Comedy, Sport
The Search for One-eye Jimmy 1996 Comedy
The Long Kiss Goodnight Mitch Henessey 1996 Action, Crime, Drama
One Eight Seven Trevor Garfield 1997 Game Show
Jackie Brown Ordell Robbie 1997 0, Comedy, Game Show
Hard Eight Jimmy 1997 Crime, Drama
Eve's Bayou Louis Batiste 1997
The Negotiator 1998 Comedy, 0, Game Show
Sphere Dr. Harry Adams 1998 Drama, Horror, Mystery
Our Friend, Martin 1999
Deep Blue Sea Russell Franklin 1999 Action, Sci Fi, Thriller
Unbreakable Elijah Price 2000 Game Show, 0
Rules of Engagement Col. Terry L. Childers 2000 0, 0, 0
The Caveman's Valentine Romulus Ledbetter 2001
xXx Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons 2002 0
Changing Lanes Doyle Gipson 2002 Comedy, Game Show
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Mace Windu 2002 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Mace Windu 2002 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
BaadAsssss Cinema 2002
Formula 51 Elmo McElroy 2002 Action, Comedy, Crime
S.W.A.T. Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson 2003 0, Game Show
Basic West 2003 Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Incredibles Lucius Best 2004 0, Drama
Home of the Brave 2004
Twisted John Mills 2004 0, Comedy, 0
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Rufus 2004 Crime, Drama, Thriller
xXx: State of the Union Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons 2005 0, Game Show, 0
Coach Carter Coach Ken Carter 2005 Drama, Sport
XXX: State of the Union / XXX: The Next Level Augustus Gibbons 2005
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Mace Windu 2005 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Mace Windu 2005 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Man Derrick Vann 2005
Freedomland Lorenzo Council 2006 0, Game Show
Snakes on a Plane Neville Flynn 2006 Action, Thriller
Cleaner Tom Cutler 2007 Game Show, Comedy, 0
Farce of the Penguins 2007 Comedy
Black Snake Moan Lazarus 2007 Drama
1408 Gerald Olin 2007 Horror, Thriller
Resurrecting the Champ Champ 2007 Drama, Sport
Jumper Roland 2008 0, 0
Lakeview Terrace Abel Turner 2008 0, Comedy
Soul Men Louis Hinds 2008 0, 0
The Spirit 2008 0, 0, Game Show, Comedy, Sport
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mace Windu 2008 Animation, Action, Adventure
Mother and Child Paul 2009 0
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey 2010
Iron Man 2 Colonel Nick Fury 2010 0
Unthinkable Henry Harold 'H' Humphries 2010 0
African Cats 2011
Zambezia Tendai 2012 0, Drama, 0
Meeting Evil Richie 2012 Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Samaritan Foley 2012 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Avengers Nick Fury 2012 Action, Fantasy
Django Unchained Stephen 2012 Adventure, Drama
Turbo Whiplash 2013 Drama, 0, 0
Oldboy Chaney 2013 Action, Drama, Mystery
Kite Karl Aker 2014 Action
No Good Deed 2014 Comedy, Game Show
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Nick Fury 2014 0
RoboCop Pat Novak 2014 Action
Cell Tom McCourt 2015 Horror, Thriller
Big Game The President 2015 Action, Adventure
The Avengers: Age of Ultron Nick Fury 2015 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons 2017 Action, Adventure, Thriller
Shaft John Shaft 2019 0, Comedy