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Samuel L. Jackson Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 21, 2018

Short Biography

Samuel L. Jackson was born on 21-12-1948 in Washington D.C., United States. He is an American Film Actor, Film Producer, Executive Producer, Television Actor, Voice Artist, Television Presenter, Television Producer & Video Game Artist who best known for his works in Hollywood industry.

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Samuel L. Jackson Complete Bio & Career

Samuel L Jackson is a versatile actor and has acted in more than 100 films. He used to play French Horn and Trumpet in the school orchestra. He joined the local acting group and there his interest towards acting grew. In 1972, he co-founded ‘Just Us Theatre’

Jackson was also involved in Civil Rights Movement. In 1968, he attended the funeral of Martin Luther King Jr and participated in protest marches. In 1969 he also held College trustees hostage demanding reformation in the curriculum.

After doing television and theatre made his debut with Together for Days in 1972. He spent next 10 years in theatre acting in plays The Piano Lesson and Two Trains Running. Morgan Freeman was the man who mentored and motivated Jackson. In the 1980s The School Daze, Do the Right Thing, Goodfellas, and The Cosby Show.

In the 1990s his major films were Jungle Fever, Strictly Business, Juice, Patriot Games, Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Die Hard with a Vengeance, A Time to Kill, Jackie Brown etc.

His prominent movies in the 2000s were Rules of Engagement, Unbreakable, The Caveman’s Valentine, Changing Lanes, xXx, The 51st State, etc. In the 2010s he appeared in Mother and Child, The Other Guys, The Sunset Limited. He also worked for Marvels in Avengers, Thor, Iron Man and Captain America.

Samuel L. Jackson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown


71 years, 6 months, 14 days old age Samuel L. Jackson will turn 72 on 21 December, 2020. Only 5 months, 15 days, 8 hours, 8 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Honours & Awards

 

2010 Independent Spirit Awards 
Best Supporting Male - Nominated 1998 Berlin International Film Festival 
Silver Bear for Best Actor - Won 1997 Hollywood Foreign Press Association 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominated 1997 Independent Spirit Awards 
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated 1994 Independent Spirit Awards 
Best Actor - Won 1994 National Society of Film Critics 
Best Actor - Runner-up - Won 1994 Hollywood Foreign Press Association 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominated 1994 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated 1994 Screen Actors Guild 
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated 1991 New York Film Critics Circle 
Best Supporting Actor - Won 1991 Cannes Film Festival 
Jury Prize For Best Supporting Actor - WonJackson got a number of awards including Supporting Actor Award at Cannes Film Festival in 1991. He also received Golden Globe nomination and BAFTA award for The Best Supporting Role. In 1997 he received Independent Spirit Award, Silver Bear Award. On June 13, 2013, he was honored with “Hollywood Walk of The Fame”

Jackson got a number of awards including Supporting Actor Award at Cannes Film Festival in 1991. He also received Golden Globe nomination and BAFTA award for The Best Supporting Role. In 1997 he received Independent Spirit Award, Silver Bear Award. On June 13, 2013, he was honored with “Hollywood Walk of The Fame”

Samuel L. Jackson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Jackson was born to Roy Henry Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson. He married sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson in 1980 and have a daughter Zoe. The family also runs a charitable organization to support education.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Washington DC
Nationality United States
Address California, Los Angeles, US
College Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
Qualification Majored In Marine Biology
Marital Status Married
Debut Together for Days (1972)
Best Movies Iron Man Series, and Avengers Series
Net Worth $200 Million
Official Website SamuelLJackson.com

Collections

Car Collections Hummer, Ferrari and Porsche

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Samuel L. Jackson

  • Jackson was suspended from college for his criminal record.
  • He was admitted to Drug Rehabilitation Centre in New York
  • Supporting Actor Award was specially created in Cannes Film Festival to honor Jackson
  • An FBI officer told Jackson's mother that he will be killed within an year if he didn't mend his ways