Samuel Leroy Jackson (Washington D. C., 21 de diciembre de 1948), conocido simplemente como Samuel L. Jackson, es un actor, productor de cine, televisión y teatro estadounidense. Candidato al Óscar, a los Globos de Oro y al Premio del Sindicato de Actores y ganador de un BAFTA al mejor actor de reparto. Es conocido por sus intervenciones en películas como, Coming to America (1988),Goodfellas (1990), Jurassic Park (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), Unbreakable (2000), Changing Lanes (2002), S.W.A.T. (2003), Los Vengadores (2012), Django Desencadenado (2012) y la saga Star Wars como el maestro Mace Windu (1999, 2002 y 2005). Jackson también es conocido por interpretar la voz del sargento Frank Tenpenny en el exitoso sandbox Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (2004).
- Fecha de nacimiento: 1948-12-21
- Lugar de nacimiento: Washington - District of Columbia - USA
Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American film and television actor and film producer. After Jackson became involved with the Civil Rights Movement, he moved on to acting in theater at Morehouse College, and then films. He had several small roles such as in the film Goodfellas, Def by Temptation, before meeting his mentor, Morgan Freeman, and the director Spike Lee. After gaining critical acclaim for his role in Jungle Fever in 1991, he appeared in films such as Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance and Jurassic Park. In 1994 he was cast as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction, and his performance received several award nominations and critical acclaim.Jackson has since appeared in over 100 films including Die Hard with a Vengeance, The 51st State, Jackie Brown, Unbreakable, The Incredibles, Black Snake Moan, Shaft, Snakes on a Plane, as well as the Star Wars prequel trilogy and small roles in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 2 and Inglourious Basterds. He played Nick Fury in Iron Man and Iron Man 2, Thor, the first two of a nine-film commitment as the character for the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. Jackson's many roles have made him one of the highest grossing actors at the box office. Jackson has won multiple awards throughout his career and has been portrayed in various forms of media including films, television series, and songs. In 1980, Jackson married LaTanya Richardson, with whom he has one daughter, Zoe.Description above from the Wikipedia article Samuel L. Jackson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.