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Samuel L. Jackson biography, Career, Family, Networth, Marriage
Who is Samuel L. Jackson?
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and producer. Widely regarded as one of the most famous actors of his generation, the movies in which he has appeared have together grossed over $27 billion worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Career
He got to fame with movies like Coming to America (1988) Goodfellas (1990), Patriot Games (1992), Juice (1992), Menace II Society (1993), True Romance (1993) and Fresh (1994).
Jackson has been widely recognized through his roles in the Spike Lee movies School Daze (1988), Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo’ Better Blues (1990), Jungle Fever (1991).
Also in Oldboy (2013), Chi-Raq (2015) and in the Quentin Tarantino movies Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Django Unchained (2012) and The Hateful Eight (2015). For his position in Pulp Fiction, he got a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Jackson has appeared in over a hundred and fifty movies and has come to be a distinctly prolific actor. His many jobs encompass Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), A Time to Kill (1996),Hard Eight (1996), Eve’s Bayou (1997), The Red Violin (1998) and The Negotiator (1998). In addition to Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000) and its 2019 sequel/reboot, Coach Carter (2005), Snakes on a Plane (2006), The Other Guys (2010), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and Glass (2019).
He gained enormous reputation as the Jedi Mace Windu in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005) after which he voiced the position in the lively movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008). He additionally authorized his likeness was used for the Ultimate model of the Marvel Comics individual Nick Fury.
Samuel L. Jackson in the end performed Fury in eleven Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, beginning with a cameo look in Iron Man (2008). This become in addition to guest-starring in the TV collection Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and could reprise the position in the upcoming Disney+ collection Secret Invasion.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Voice acting
Jackson has given his voice for numerous animated movies, documentaries, TV collection and video games. They encompass Lucius Best/Frozone in the Pixar movies The Incredibles (2004) and Incredibles 2 (2018), Whiplash in Turbo (2013), the title character of the anime TV collection Afro Samurai (2007), and Frank Tenpenny in the online game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004). Jackson served because the narrator of the acclaimed documentary I Am Not Your Negro based on James Baldwin’s writings, in 2016.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Age
Jackson is aged seventy two as of 2021, he was born on December 21, 1948, in Washington, D.C.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Family
Samuel L. Jackson’s Parents
Jackson was born as the only baby of Elizabeth Harriet and Roy Henry Jackson. He was raised by his mother who was a factory employee and later a supplies purchaser for a mental institution. He only met his father two times for he lived away from the family in Kansas City, Missouri, he later died of alcoholism.
Jackson was additionally raised by his maternal grandparents, Edgar and Pearl Montgomery as well as extended family. He descends from the Benga people of Gabon and recently in 2019 have become a naturalized citizen of Gabon.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Education
Jackson has attended segregated schools and later graduated from Riverside High School in Chattanooga. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia with a purpose to pursue a diploma in marine biology however found an interest in acting after becoming a member of a neighborhood acting group for extra points in class.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Interests
Jackson liked to play French horn, piccolo, trumpet and flute in the school orchestra. He was additionally majoring in architecture in faculty. He also likes playing golf to an extent he has a clause in his contracts that permit him to play during movie shoots. Samuel has played in the Gary Player Invitational charity golfing tournament to help Gary Player in elevating finances for children in South Africa.
Jackson is likewise a eager basketball fan, supporting the Toronto Raptors and the Harlem Globetrotters. He has moreover supported English football team Liverpool FC since appearing in The 51st State, which was shot in Liverpool and supports Irish football team Bohemian FC.
Jackson additionally has political interests as he campaigned for Barrack Obama in Texarkana, Texas during the 2008 Democratic Primary. He launched a joint campaign with Prizeo in attempt to elevate cash to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Jackson later became a vegan for health motives after which launched a campaign regarded to as ”One for the Boys” that educate men about testicular cancer and urges them to get check ups.
Apart from movies, Jackson has additionally appeared in numerous television shows, a video game, music films in addition to audiobooks. He is likewise a movie producer, television producer, and singer.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Spouses
Jackson married LaTanya Richardson, an actress and producer, whom he met while attending Morehouse College. The couple have a daughter together.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Kids
Jackson and Richardson have one daughter together, Zoe Jackson, who was born in 1982.
Where does Samuel L. Jackson live?
Jackson and his longtime companion and spouse Richardson presently stay in California in US.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Height
Jackson has a muscular and well-built body matching up to his peak of 6′ 2.5 ”(1.89m).
Samuel L. Jackson’s Net Worth
The American long time actor, movie producer, television producer, voice actor and singer has been active since 1972 and has an anticipated net worth of $250 million as of 2021.
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