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Samuel L. Jackson

Actor
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Net worth 2018: $211 Million
Residence: Washington, D.C., United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 December 1948
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.89 m
Education: Riverside High School Morehouse College
BIOGRAPHY

Samuel L. Jackson was bornon 21 December 1948 in Washington, D.C., United States, American, is Actor. Samuel L. Jackson is one of the most illustrious Hollywood actors and has appeared in as much as 100 films in his career. He left behind a difficult childhood to become one of the most successful Hollywood stars. Abandoned by his father when he was a child, he also suffered from stuttering. But with determination and hard work he moved on to pursue a career in acting. His career kick-started with small roles in films like ‘Goodfellas’, which put him in the spotlight and which earned him more prominent roles in movies like ‘Jungle Fever’, ‘Patriot Games’, ‘True Romance’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’. Since then, he has received several nominations and awards for his roles in films. Apart from his acting career, he was involved in the Civil Rights Movement and was politically active when he campaigned during the 2008 Democratic Primary for the-then senator, Barack Obama. He is also a humanitarian and started his own charity organization called ‘Prizeo’ as a part a campaign to raise money to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Jackson is known for his characteristic Kangol hats in his films and his ‘tough-nut’ roles in action films. He is one of the highest-grossing film actors of all times. Besides being an actor, he is also an accomplished musician, who can play bass instruments.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$211 Million

TIMELINE
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

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

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