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Who is Samuel Jackson?

by Ratan Srivastava
Samuel Jackson

Samuel Jackson is indeed an actor and producer from the United States. He is universally acknowledged as among the most successful performers of his generation, with over $27 billion in worldwide box office receipts from the movies in something he has starred in, making him arguably the highest-grossing actor of all history. Coming to America (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Patriot Games (1992), Juice (1992), Menace II Society (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993), and Fresh (1993) helped him gain prominence (1994). Jackson continued to gain notoriety for his roles in the Quentin Tarantino films Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Django Unchained (2012), as well as the Hateful Eight, as well as his collaborations with director Spike Lee inside the movies School Daze (1988), Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo’ Better Blues (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Oldboy (2013), and Chi-Raq (2015). 

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Pulp Fiction. Jackson will get the Honorary Academy Award in 2021, as revealed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Jackson is a very well actor who has acted in more than 150 movies. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), Hard Eight (1996), Eve’s Bayou (1997), The Red Violin (1998), The Negotiator (1998), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000) as well as its 2019 sequel/reboot, Coach Carter (2005), Snakes on a Plane (2006), The Other Guys (2010), Kong: Skull Island (2017), as well as Glass are among his many film roles (2019). Jackson is well known for his role as Jedi Mace Windu inside the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), which he voiced in the animated movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008).

His visage was utilised for the Ultimate version of the Marvel Comics character Nick Fury with his agreement, and he went on to play Fury in 11 Marvel Cinematic Universe films, starting with such a cameo in Iron Man (2008) and guest-starring inside the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Inside the forthcoming Disney+ series Secret Invasion, which would be planned to launch in 2022, he will reprise this role.

Jackson has voiced Lucius Best/Frozone in the Pixar movies The Incredibles (2004) as well as Incredibles 2 (2018), Whiplash in Turbo (2013), the titular character of the anime television series Afro Samurai (2007), and Frank Tenpenny in the computer game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004). Jackson narrated the renowned documentary I Am Not Your Negro, based on James Baldwin’s essays, in 2016.

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