Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

21.12.1948 (75 years) (Washington, D.C., USA)

Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. A recipient of critical acclaim and numerous accolades and awards, Jackson is the actor whose films have made the highest total gross revenue. He came to prominence in the early 1990s with films such as Goodfellas (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993) and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Django Unchained (2012), and The Hateful Eight (2015). He is a highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), The Negotiator (1998), Deep Blue Sea (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), XXX (2002), Snakes on a Plane (2006), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005). With Jackson's permission, his likeness was used for the Ultimate version of the Marvel Comics character Nick Fury. He has subsequently played Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain Marvel (2019), and Avengers: Endgame (2019) and will reprise his role in Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), as well as the TV show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jackson has provided his voice to several animated films, television series and video games, including the roles of Lucius Best / Frozone in Pixar Animation Studios' films The Incredibles (2004) and Incredibles 2 (2018), Mace Windu in Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Whiplash in Turbo (2013), Afro Samurai in the anime television series Afro Samurai (2007), and Frank Tenpenny in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004). Jackson is married to LaTanya Richardson, with whom he has a daughter, Zoe. Jackson is ranked as the highest all-time box office star with over $6.70 billion total US box office gross, an average of $87 million per film. The worldwide box office total of his films (excluding cameo appearances) is over $15 billion. He became the top-grossing actor in October 2011, surpassing Frank Welker.

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Cast

Damaged (2024)

IMDB: 4.5 (1844 votes)
Blazing Samurai (2022)

IMDB: 5.7 (4716 votes)
The Asset (2021)

IMDB: 6.1 (33460 votes)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)

IMDB: 8.4 (694,527 votes)
QT8: The First Eight (2019)

IMDB: 7.2 (988 votes)
Captain Marvel (2019)

IMDB: 7.1 (159374 votes)
The Last Full Measure (2019)

IMDB: 6.5 (2226 votes)
Glass (2019)

IMDB: 6.9 (92301 votes)
Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

IMDB: 7.6 (246743 votes)
Quincy (2018)

IMDB: 7.6 (4672 votes)
Life Itself (2018)

IMDB: 6.8 (13703 votes)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

IMDB: 8.5 (766,327 votes)
Incredibles 2 (2018)

IMDB: 8.4 (27,556 votes)
Eating You Alive (2018)

IMDB: 8 (868 votes)
Unicorn Store (2017)

IMDB: 5.5 (15584 votes)
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

IMDB: 6.9 (159068 votes)
Kong: Skull Island (2017)

IMDB: 6.7 (208,313 votes)
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

IMDB: 6.2 (157389 votes)
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

IMDB: 7.8 (15073 votes)
Barely Lethal (2015)

IMDB: 5.4 (18796 votes)
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

IMDB: 7.3 (705955 votes)
Chi-Raq (2015)

IMDB: 5.7 (8506 votes)
The Hateful Eight (2015)

IMDB: 7.8 (468200 votes)
The Boomer List (2014)

IMDB: 6.8 (72 votes)
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

IMDB: 7.7 (570680 votes)
Reasonable Doubt (2014)

IMDB: 5.7 (18021 votes)
Face of Unity (2014)

IMDB: 6.2 (11 votes)
Django Unchained (2012)

IMDB: 8.4 (1282597 votes)
Zambezia (2012)

IMDB: 5.8 (6436 votes)
The Samaritan (2012)

IMDB: 5.6 (9232 votes)
The Avengers (2012)

IMDB: 8.0 (1226675 votes)
Meeting Evil (2012)

IMDB: 5.3 (11472 votes)
Thor (2011)

IMDB: 7.0 (716991 votes)
African Cats (2011)

IMDB: 7.6 (5943 votes)
The Sunset Limited (2011)

IMDB: 7.4 (27146 votes)
Arena (2011)

IMDB: 4.8 (11345 votes)
Unthinkable (2010)

IMDB: 7.1 (81898 votes)
Iron Man 2 (2010)

IMDB: 7.0 (710866 votes)
Mother and Child (2009)

IMDB: 7.2 (11220 votes)
Astro Boy (2009)

IMDB: 6.3 (31661 votes)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)

IMDB: 8.3 (1196412 votes)
Soul Men (2008)

IMDB: 6.4 (10201 votes)
The Spirit (2008)

IMDB: 4.7 (61833 votes)
Iron Man (2008)

IMDB: 7.9 (926018 votes)
Gospel Hill (2008)

IMDB: 5.4 (831 votes)
Crítico (2008)

IMDB: 7.4 (194 votes)
Jumper (2008)

IMDB: 6.1 (279766 votes)
Cleaner (2007)

IMDB: 6.1 (36456 votes)
Resurrecting the Champ (2007)

IMDB: 6.7 (19844 votes)
1408 (2007)

IMDB: 6.8 (235,643 votes)
Honor Deferred (2006)

IMDB: 5.7 (51 votes)
Black Snake Moan (2006)

IMDB: 6.9 (59579 votes)
Freedomland (2006)

IMDB: 5.1 (15033 votes)
Farce of the Penguins (2006)

IMDB: 4 (4938 votes)
Home of the Brave (2006)

IMDB: 5.6 (10268 votes)
Fool! (2005)

IMDB: 5.6 (23,274 votes)
Coach Carter (2005)

IMDB: 7.3 (118272 votes)
xXx 2 The Next Level (2005)

IMDB: 4.4 (61,693 votes)
Mr. Incredible and Pals (2005)

IMDB: 6.5 (905 votes)
Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

IMDB: 8.0 (586,527 votes)
Incredibles, The (2004)

IMDB: 8.0 (568,712 votes)
Country of My Skull (2004)

IMDB: 6.0 (2461 votes)
Changing Lanes (2002)

IMDB: 6.4 (64829 votes)
BaadAsssss Cinema (2002)

IMDB: 6.9 (737 votes)
No Good Deed (2002)

IMDB: 5.5 (6771 votes)
The 51st State (2001)

IMDB: 6.3 (46786 votes)
The Caveman's Valentine (2001)

IMDB: 5.8 (6203 votes)
Unbreakable (2000)

IMDB: 7.3 (373551 votes)
Rules of Engagement (2000)

IMDB: 6.4 (42969 votes)
Shaft (2000)

IMDB: 5.9 (71271 votes)
Our Friend, Martin (1999)

IMDB: 6.9 (1060 votes)
Deep Blue Sea (1999)

IMDB: 5.8 (119333 votes)
Forever Hollywood (1999)

IMDB: 5.9 (200 votes)
Star Wars: Episode I (1999)

IMDB: 6.5 (678801 votes)
Sphere (1998)

IMDB: 6.1 (96190 votes)
Out of Sight (1998)

IMDB: 7.0 (81907 votes)
The Negotiator (1998)

IMDB: 7.3 (145982 votes)
The Red Violin (1998)

IMDB: 7.6 (30719 votes)
Eve's Bayou (1997)

IMDB: 7.3 (8141 votes)
Jackie Brown (1997)

IMDB: 7.5 (299628 votes)
One Eight Seven (1997)

IMDB: 6.7 (21341 votes)
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

IMDB: 6.8 (70049 votes)
Hard Eight (1996)

IMDB: 7.2 (38253 votes)
Trees Lounge (1996)

IMDB: 7.1 (12992 votes)
The Great White Hype (1996)

IMDB: 5.5 (8184 votes)
A Time to Kill (1996)

IMDB: 7.5 (165285 votes)
Fluke (1995)

IMDB: 6.7 (6262 votes)
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)

IMDB: 7.6 (350762 votes)
Kiss of Death (1995)

IMDB: 5.9 (16339 votes)
Losing Isaiah (1995)

IMDB: 6.4 (5278 votes)
Against the Wall (1994)

IMDB: 6.7 (2,102 votes)
Pulp Fiction (1994)

IMDB: 8.9 (1705140 votes)
Fresh (1994)

IMDB: 7.6 (11555 votes)
Hail Caesar (1994)

IMDB: 3.1 (1236 votes)
The New Age (1994)

IMDB: 5.7 (1201 votes)
Jurassic Park (1993)

IMDB: 8.1 (817733 votes)
True Romance (1993)

IMDB: 7.9 (196618 votes)
Amos & Andrew (1993)

IMDB: 5.7 (8240 votes)
Menace II Society (1993)

IMDB: 7.5 (48720 votes)
Juice (1992)

IMDB: 7.1 (22353 votes)
Patriot Games (1992)

IMDB: 6.9 (97981 votes)
Fathers & Sons (1992)

IMDB: 4.9 (838 votes)
White Sands (1992)

IMDB: 6.0 (6619 votes)
Strictly Business (1991)

IMDB: 5.4 (1760 votes)
Jungle Fever (1991)

IMDB: 6.5 (16096 votes)
Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991)

IMDB: 6.0 (460 votes)
Johnny Suede (1991)

IMDB: 5.8 (3567 votes)
A Shock to the System (1990)

IMDB: 6.7 (3944 votes)
Def by Temptation (1990)

IMDB: 5 (2003 votes)
Mo' Better Blues (1990)

IMDB: 6.6 (10327 votes)
Betsy's Wedding (1990)

IMDB: 5.6 (3807 votes)
The Return of Superfly (1990)

IMDB: 4.2 (451 votes)
GoodFellas (1990)

IMDB: 8.7 (948816 votes)
The Exorcist III (1990)

IMDB: 6.4 (23528 votes)
Dead Man Out (1989)

IMDB: 6.6 (387 votes)
Do the Right Thing (1989)

IMDB: 7.9 (79391 votes)
Sea of Love (1989)

IMDB: 6.8 (36134 votes)
School Daze (1988)

IMDB: 6.1 (7565 votes)
Coming to America (1988)

IMDB: 7.0 (154704 votes)
Magic Sticks (1987)

IMDB: 4.6 (227 votes)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)

IMDB: 6.2 (456 votes)
Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)

IMDB: 7.7 (17765 votes)
Ragtime (1981)

IMDB: 7.3 (8372 votes)
The Exterminator (1980)

IMDB: 5.7 (4688 votes)
The Trial of the Moke (1978)

IMDB: 6.9 (69 votes)
The Displaced Person (1977)

IMDB: 6.4 (117 votes)
Together for Days (1972)

IMDB: 7.4 (97 votes)

Crew

The Samaritan (2012)

IMDB: 5.6 (9232 votes)
Eve's Bayou (1997)

IMDB: 7.3 (8141 votes)