(11/81-1/83) Stage: Appeared (as "Pvt. Louis Henson") in "A Soldier's Play" by Charles Fuller
. Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City.
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Samuel Jackson | Sam Jackson
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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(1992, on early film auditions) I've been told I wasn't African enough. And sometimes you don't get jobs because you're too good-'We wouldn't want to waste your talent on this meager part,' they say, and I'm sitting there thinking, 'I got a daughter who goes to school. She needs to eat, I need to eat.' When I auditioned for Mississippi Burning the director told me I didn't sound Southern. I grew ...
Graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1972.
Often plays police officers or government officials. Both prone to intimidation or violence