Samuel L. Jackson

Biography: Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor. He has starred in many Hollywood movies. His performance in Jungle Fever was so acclaimed, the 1991 Cannes Film Festival created a Supporting Actor award just for him. Along with that award, he has won many others including a Silver Berlin Bear, A BAFTA Film Award, and two Independent Spirit Awards.

He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Spike Lee movies Do The Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues and Jungle Fever, the Quentin Tarantino movies Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown, and as Jedi Mace Windu in the prequel Star Wars Trilogy. Thus, he is usually cast into roles that involve a cool, controlled, "in-the-know" black man. His roles most always involve a memorable line delivery; and Jackson's trademark voice inflection lend heavily to this key attribute. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction. His impressive film career has given him the title of highest box
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor. He has starred in many Hollywood movies. His performance in Jungle Fever was so acclaimed, the 1991 Cannes Film Festival created a Supporting Actor award just for him. Along with that award, he has won many others including a Silver Berlin Bear, A BAFTA Film Award, and two Independent Spirit Awards.

He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Spike Lee movies Do The Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues and Jungle Fever, the Quentin Tarantino movies Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown, and as Jedi Mace Windu in the prequel Star Wars Trilogy. Thus, he is usually cast into roles that involve a cool, controlled, "in-the-know" black man. His roles most always involve a memorable line delivery; and Jackson's trademark voice inflection lend heavily to this key attribute.

He received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction.

His impressive film career has given him the title of highest box office grossing actor, just passing Harrison Ford.

Partial filmography:
The Spirit (2008)
Jumper (2008)
In My Country (2005)
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
XXX: State of the Union (2005)
Coach Carter (2005)
The Incredibles (2004) (voice only)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (video game character voice-over)
Kill Bill Volume 2 (2004)
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Basic (2003)
XXX (2002)
The House on Turk Street (2002)
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
Changing Lanes (2002)
The 51st State (2001)
The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
Unbreakable (2000)
Shaft (2000)
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Any Given Sunday (2000)
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
The Red Violin (1998)
The Negotiator (1998)
Sphere (1998)
Jackie Brown (1997)
Eve's Bayou (1997)
One Eight Seven (1997)
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
A Time to Kill (1996)
Trees Lounge (1996)
The Great White Hype (1996)
Sydney (1996)
Fluke (1995)
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) Kiss of Death (1995)
Losing Isaiah (1995)
Hail Caesar (1994)
The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The New Age (1994)
Assault at West Point (1994) Fresh (1994) True Romance (1993) Jurassic Park (1993) Menace II Society (1993) Amos & Andrew (1993) Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) Fathers & Sons (1992) Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1992) Patriot Games (1992) White Sands (1992) Juice (1992) Johnny Suede (1991) Jungle Fever (1991) Goodfellas (1990) The Exorcist III (1990) Mo' Better Blues (1990) Betsy's Wedding (1990) Def by Temptation (1990) School Daze (1988) Coming to America (1988) Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987) Ragtime (1981) Together for Days (1972)
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Samuel L. Jackson's Scores

Average career score: 67
Highest Metascore: 72 The Boondocks: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 63 Iconoclasts: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Daily Show: Season 19 Sep 30, 2013 Guest 7.7
tbd The Boondocks: Season 3 May 2, 2010 Gin Rummy 8.6
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 7 Sep 8, 2009 Himself 7.0
tbd Afro Samurai: Season 2 Jan 25, 2009 Afro Samurai, Ninja Ninja / Executive Producer tbd
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 6 Sep 8, 2008 Himself 7.0
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 16 Sep 2, 2008 Guest tbd
tbd Afro Samurai: Season 1 Jan 4, 2007 Afro Samurai, Ninja Ninja / Executive Producer 6.6
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 14 Aug 28, 2006 Guest tbd
tbd The Daily Show: Season 11 Jan 4, 2006 Guest 10
63 Iconoclasts: Season 1 Nov 17, 2005 Himself 5.7
72 The Boondocks: Season 1 Nov 6, 2005 Gin Rummy 8.8
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 14 Jun 6, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd The Daily Show: Season 10 Jan 4, 2005 Guest 10
tbd The View: Season 8 Aug 30, 2004 Himself tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest 10
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 13 Jun 7, 2004 Guest tbd
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 1 Sep 8, 2003 Himself 8.3
tbd The View: Season 7 Sep 2, 2003 Himself tbd
tbd The Daily Show: Season 8 Jul 8, 2003 Guest 10
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 12 Jun 2, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd The View: Season 6 Sep 3, 2002 Himself tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest 8.0
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 11 Jun 3, 2002 Guest tbd
tbd The View: Season 5 Jan 2, 2002 Himself tbd
tbd The Daily Show: Season 6 Jul 9, 2001 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 8 Aug 21, 2000 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 7 Sep 7, 1999 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 6 Aug 31, 1998 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 5 Sep 1, 1997 Guest tbd