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Samuel L. Jackson


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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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(11/81-1/83) Stage: Appeared (as "Pvt. Louis Henson") in "A Soldier's Play" by Charles Fuller. Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 24 Interviews | 13 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Samuel Jackson | Sam Jackson

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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(2013, on quitting drugs & alcohol and re-establishing his career) In 1990 my wife said, "Look, you're going to rehab," and the very next day I was in rehab. I didn't go kicking and screaming. I was tired, burned-out and at that low point of like, What the fuck is going on with me? They ask you in rehab to take an assessment of how you got to the point you're at, and I said, "I guess I could have... See more »

Trivia:

During filming of Black Snake Moan (2006), grew close with co-star Christina Ricci. The two remain good friends to this day. See more »

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Kangol hats See more »

Nickname:

King of Cool See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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