Samuel L. Jackson vs Morgan Freeman

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$211 Million
Net worth 2018
$200 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Washington, D.C., United States
Residence
Memphis
United States
Country
United States
21/12/1948
BirthDay
01/06/1937
1.89 m
Height
1.88 m
Riverside High School Morehouse College
Education
Los Angeles City College - New York University,
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2014

In 2014, he appeared in the films ‘Reasonable Doubt’, ‘Robocop’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Kite’

2012

One of his greatest hits in the year 2012 was the Quentin Tarantino film, ‘Django Unchained’, where he played the role of ‘Stephen’

2008

From 2008 to 2011, he was seen in a wide genre of films including, ‘Iron Man’, ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’, ‘Soul Men’, ‘Gospel Hill’, ‘Inglourious Basterds’, ‘Unthinkable, ‘Iron Man 2’, ‘African Cats’, ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and ‘Arena’

2007

Starting in 2007, he was cast as a narrator in the direct-to-DVD film, ‘Farce of the Penguins’

2006

In 2006, he was cast opposite Julianne Moore in ‘Freedomland’

2003

From 2003 to 2005, he appeared in ‘Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines’, ‘No Good Deed’, ‘Twisted’, ‘Kill Bill Vol

2002

In 2002, he starred in ‘Changing Lanes’, ‘xXx’, and ‘The 51st State’

2001

He played the role of a vagrant musician in ‘The Caveman’s Valentine’ in 2001, which was his only film for the year 2001

1999

In 1999, he starred in the shark-thriller, ‘Deep Blue Sea’ and in ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace’

1998

This followed with four more films in 1998, including, ‘Sphere’, ‘The Negotiator’, ‘The Red Violin’ and ‘Out of Sight’

1997

In 1997, he played the role of Trevor Garfield in ‘One Eight Seven’ and then starred in other films including, ‘Eve’s Bayou’ and ‘Jackie Brown’

1995

However, he bounced back with better films that once again established him as a bankable star with ‘Die Hard with a Vengeance’ (1995) and ‘A Time to Kill’ (1996)

1994

‘Pulp Fiction’, which released in 1994, was a cult film that helped Jackson gain international stardom

1990

From 1990 to 1993, he worked in the films ‘Def by Temptation’, ‘The Return of Superfly’, ‘Strictly Business’, ‘Jungle Fever’, ‘Patriot Games’, ‘True Romance’, ‘Amos & Andrew’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘The Meteor Man’

1988

He then directly jumped to doing more noticeable roles in ‘School Daze’ and ‘Do the Right Thing’, which released in 1988 and 1989, respectively

1980

In 1980, he married LaTanya Richardson and the couple has a daughter, Zoe

1977

In 1977, he appeared in the film, ‘The Displaced Person’

1972

After appearing in several plays including ‘The Threepenny Opera’ and ‘A Soldier’s Pay’, he made his motion picture debut in the Blaxploitation film, ‘Together for Days’, in 1972

1948

Samuel Leroy Jackson was born on December 12, 1948, in Washington D

1408

He also played the role of a blues player in ‘Black Snake Moan’ and the horror film, ‘1408’, portraying his versatility in acting

2009

In 2009, he portrayed South African president Nelson Mandela in the Clint Eastwood directed sports drama ‘Invictus’

2007

He reprised this role in the sequel ‘Evan Almighty’ in 2007

2004

He acted in the sports drama film ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in 2004 in which he played Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris, an elderly boxer

2003

He played God in the 2003 super-hit film ‘Bruce Almighty’ which also starred Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, and Jennifer Aniston

1995

He portrayed the South African president Nelson Mandela in the film ‘Invictus’ which was based on the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup

1994

The most notable among these was ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ (1994) which was based on the Stephen King novella ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption’

1990

The prolific actor appeared in several movies over the 1990s

1989

In 1989, he starred in the comedy drama ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ which had been adapted from a play of the same name

1987

He got his first big film break in 1987 when he was cast as the violent pimp Fast Black in the film ‘Street Smart’

1984

His second marriage was to Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984

1980

Initially he could find only small roles in films like ‘Brubaker’ (1980), ‘Eyewitness’ (1981), ‘Harry & Son’ (1984) and ‘Marie’ (1985)

1971

Starting from 1971 he began appearing regularly on the television program for children, ‘The Electric Company’ which was an educational program aimed at teaching children how to read

1968

This led to his Broadway debut in 1968 in an all-black version of ‘Hello Dolly!’ also starring Pearl Bailey

1967

He made his off-Broadway debut in 1967 in the play ‘The Nigger Lovers’ which also starred Viveca Lindfors

1960

During the mid 1960s he joined the Opera Ring musical theater group and acted with a touring company version of ‘The Royal Hunt of the Sun’

1959

He quit his military career in 1959 on realizing that this was not what he wanted to do