Samuel L. Jackson

Highest Rated:
100% Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)
Lowest Rated:
1% Twisted (2004)
Birthday:
Dec 21
Birthplace:
Washington, DC
Bio:
After spending the 1980s playing a series of drug addict and character parts, Samuel L. Jackson emerged in the 1990s as one of the most prominent and well-respected actors in Hollywood. Work on a number of projects, both high-profile and low-key, has given Jackson ample opportunity to display an…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Tarzan
  • Actor
-- 2016
Cell
  • Tom McCourt
-- 2015
The Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Nick Fury
-- 2015
Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Actor
-- 2015
48% RoboCop
  • Pat Novak
$58.6M 2014
Kite
  • Actor
-- 2014
The Last Dragon
  • Sho' Nuff
-- 2014
Unthinkable
  • "H"
-- 2014
89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Nick Fury
$259.7M 2014
Big Game
  • The President of the United States
-- 2014
13% Reasonable Doubt
  • Clinton Davis
-- 2014
67% Turbo
  • Whiplash
$83.0M 2013
17% Zambezia
  • Actor
-- 2013
42% Oldboy
  • Chaney
$2.2M 2013
92% Marvel's The Avengers
  • Nick Fury
$623.3M 2012
88% Django Unchained
  • Stephen
$162.8M 2012
24% The Samaritan
  • Foley
$1.7k 2012
13% Meeting Evil
  • Richie
$181 2012
Adventures In Zambezia
  • Actor
-- 2012
XXX: The Return of Xander Cage
  • Agent Augustus Gibbons
-- 2012
On The Shoulders Of Giants
  • Actor
-- 2011
79% Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Nick Fury
$176.6M 2011
John Legend - Duke Ellington
  • Actor
-- 2011
Young Jeezy: A Hustlerz Ambition
  • Actor
-- 2011
The Sunset Limited
  • Actor
-- 2011
Arena
  • Actor
-- 2011
71% African Cats
  • Actor
$15.4M 2011
Big Cats
  • Narrator
-- 2011
73% Iron Man 2
  • Nick Fury
$312.1M 2010
Blown
  • Julian Lezard
-- 2010
In The Land Of The Free
  • Actor
-- 2010
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
  • Actor
-- 2010
79% Mother and Child
  • Paul
$1.1M 2010
79% The Other Guys
  • Det. P.K. Highsmith
$119.2M 2010
Starz Inside: The Face Is Familiar
  • Actor
-- 2009
49% Astro Boy (AstroBoy)
  • Zog
$19.5M 2009
Afro Samurai: Resurrection
  • Afro Samurai
-- 2009
14% The Spirit
  • The Octopus
$19.8M 2008
93% Iron Man
  • Actor
$318.3M 2008
33% Gospel Hill
  • Peter Malcolm
-- 2008
16% Jumper
  • Roland
$80.1M 2008
18% Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Mace Windu
$35.1M 2008
45% Lakeview Terrace
  • Abel Turner
$39.3M 2008
44% Soul Men
  • Louis Hinds
$12.0M 2008
17% Cleaner
  • Tom Cutler
-- 2008
Meeting at Midnight (Black Magic)
  • Narrator
-- 2008
66% Black Snake Moan
  • Lazarus Woods
$9.3M 2007
Farce of the Penguins
  • Narrator
-- 2007
78% 1408
  • Gerald Olin
$71.9M 2007
Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story
  • Actor
-- 2007
59% Resurrecting the Champ
  • Battling Bob Satterfield
$2.9M 2007
23% Home of the Brave
  • Will Marsh
-- 2006
68% Snakes on a Plane
  • Neville Flynn
$33.9M 2006
23% Freedomland
  • Lorenzo Council
$12.3M 2006
11% The Man
  • Derrick Vann
$8.3M 2005
Martin's Big Words ... and More Stories from the African-American Tradition
  • Actor
-- 2005
65% Coach Carter
  • Ken Carter
$67.2M 2005
22% In My Country
  • Langston Whitfield
-- 2005
80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D
  • Mace Windu
$380.2M 2005
16% xXx: State of the Union
  • Augustus Gibbons
$26.1M 2005
The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer
  • Actor
-- 2005
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • Jack Johnson
-- 2005
America Beyond the Color Line
  • Actor
-- 2004
97% The Incredibles
  • Lucius Best / Frozone
$261.4M 2004
The Scrambled States of America
  • Actor
-- 2004
1% Twisted
  • Commissioner John Mills
$25.0M 2004
The N-Word
  • Actor
-- 2004
100% Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • Actor
-- 2004
84% Kill Bill: Volume 2
  • Rufus
$66.1M 2004
21% Basic
  • Sgt. Nathan West
$26.5M 2003
20% No Good Deed
  • Jack Friar
-- 2003
85% Kill Bill: Volume 1
  • Rufus
$70.0M 2003
48% S.W.A.T.
  • Sgt. Dan "Hondo" Harrelson
$116.6M 2003
25% Formula 51 (The 51st State)
  • Actor
$5.1M 2002
Trial of the Moke
  • Actor
-- 2002
48% XXX
  • Agent Gibbons
$141.1M 2002
Unchained Memories - Readings from the Slave Narratives
  • Actor
-- 2002
Fighting for Freedom: Revolution & Civil War
  • Narrator
-- 2002
77% Changing Lanes
  • Doyle Gipson
$66.7M 2002
67% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D
  • Mace Windu
$310.3M 2002
Unchained Memories: Slave Narratives
  • Actor
-- 2002
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome
  • Actor
-- 2001
46% The Caveman's Valentine
  • Romulus Ledbetter
-- 2001
Baadasssss Cinema - A Bold Look at 70's Blaxploitation Films
  • Actor
-- 2001
68% Unbreakable
  • Elijah Prince
$92.9M 2000
36% Rules of Engagement
  • Col. Terry L. Childers
-- 2000
Forever Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 2000
68% Shaft
  • John Shaft
$70.3M 2000
73% The Red Violin (Le violon rouge)
  • Charles Morritz
-- 1999
57% Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Mace Windu
$43.5M 1999
56% Deep Blue Sea
  • Russell Franklin
-- 1999
The Stars of Star Wars: Interviews from the Cast
  • Actor
-- 1999
Our Friend, Martin
  • Actor
-- 1999
93% Out of Sight
  • [uncredited]
-- 1998
75% The Negotiator
  • Danny Roman
-- 1998
12% Sphere
  • Harry Adams
-- 1998
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasens
  • Actor
-- 1997
30% 187
  • Trevor Garfield
-- 1997
86% Jackie Brown
  • Ordell Robbie
-- 1997
82% Hard Eight (Sydney)
  • Jimmy
-- 1996
81% Trees Lounge
  • Wendell
-- 1996
Search for One-Eye Jimmy
  • Actor
-- 1996
67% The Long Kiss Goodnight
  • Mitch Henessey
-- 1996
67% A Time to Kill
  • Carl Lee Hailey
-- 1996
45% The Great White Hype
  • Rev. Fred Sultan
-- 1996
80% Eve's Bayou
  • Louis Batiste
-- 1996
51% Die Hard 3: With a Vengeance
  • Zeus Carver
-- 1995
27% Fluke
  • Rumbo
-- 1995
68% Kiss of Death
  • Calvin
-- 1995
45% Losing Isaiah
  • Kadar Lewis
-- 1995
Assault at West Point
  • Richard Greener
-- 1994
Hail Caesar
  • Mailman
-- 1994
The Search for One-eye Jimmy
  • Col. Ron
-- 1994
90% Fresh
  • Sam
-- 1994
Ghostwriter - Who Burned Mr. Brinker's Store?
  • Actor
-- 1994
94% Pulp Fiction
  • Jules Winnfield
$107.9M 1994
Against the Wall
  • Jamaal
-- 1994
69% The New Age
  • Dale Deveaux
-- 1994
21% Amos & Andrew
  • Andrew Sterling
-- 1993
Fathers & Sons
  • Marshall
-- 1993
92% True Romance
  • Big Don
-- 1993
29% The Meteor Man
  • Dre
-- 1993
85% Menace II Society
  • Tat Lawson
-- 1993
93% Jurassic Park
  • Arnold
$45.3M 1993
13% National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1
  • Wes Luger
-- 1993
Jumpin' at the Boneyard
  • Mr. Simpson
-- 1992
76% Patriot Games
  • Robby Jackson
-- 1992
83% Juice
  • Trip
-- 1992
43% White Sands
  • Greg Meeker
-- 1992
Mob Justice
  • Actor
-- 1991
36% Johnny Suede
  • B-Bop
-- 1991
86% Jungle Fever
  • Gator Purify
-- 1991
10% Strictly Business
  • Monroe
-- 1991
77% A Shock to the System
  • Ulysses
-- 1990
Def by Temptation
  • Minister Garth
-- 1990
73% Mo' Better Blues
  • Madlock
-- 1990
96% GoodFellas
  • Stacks Edwards
-- 1990
Return of Superfly
  • Nate Cabot
-- 1990
50% Betsy's Wedding
  • Taxi Dispatcher
-- 1990
76% Sea of Love
  • Black Guy
-- 1989
Dead Man Out
  • Calvin Fredricks
-- 1989
96% Do the Right Thing
  • Mister Senor Love Daddy
-- 1989
58% School Daze
  • Leeds
-- 1988
68% Coming to America
  • Hold-Up Man
-- 1988
80% Eddie Murphy Raw
  • Actor
-- 1987
Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Actor
-- 1987
90% Ragtime
  • Gang Member
-- 1981
The Displaced Person
  • Actor
-- 1977
Black Magic
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Louis Taggert
1991

Samuel L. Jackson Trivia

In the first two Star Wars movies, 'Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope' (1977) and 'Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back' (1980), there were only two lightsaber colors. The Jedi used blue lightsabers, while Darth Vader used a red lightsaber. In 'Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi' (1983), a green lightsaber was introduced. The green lightsaber was used in this movie, because a blue lightsaber did not contract enough against the blue sky in the fighting scenes on Tattoine. In the prequel trilogy, both the blue and the green lightsabers were used by the Jedi equally. The exception is the purple lightsaber used by Mace Windu. This was a special request from Samuel L. Jackson, in order for him to accept the part as Mace Windu.
- submitted by F0xy H (4 years ago)

Quotes from Samuel L. Jackson's Characters

    1. Lorenzo Council: Kiss my ass, brotherfucker.
    From Freedomland. Submitted by Moe J (10 days ago)
    1. Captain America/Steve Rogers: I don't remember giving you a key.
    2. Nick Fury: My wife kicked me out.
    3. Captain America/Steve Rogers: I didn't know you had a wife.
    4. Nick Fury: There are a lot of things you don't know about me.
    From Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Submitted by Tristan H (18 days ago)
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