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Samuel L. Jackson Samuel Leroy Jackson with full name as it is is one of the very famous actors.This is his picture.He is 60 now, and still active.He has 5 more movies to make this year.
Early life Samuel L. Jackson was born in Washington D.C on December 21 1948.His mother was working in a factory, and his father was living away.He only saw him twice in his life.He graduated in 1972.
Career Samuel L. Jackson have a very successfull career.He has been in almost all actionmovies.He’s got over 60 films, and still filming.His newest film is Jumper Even that he is 60 years old he will film more than 6 films untill 2011.His first film was created in 1972.The film was Together for Days.
After that he had 2 more films.He had minor role,but after that he went directly to the top.He had every single year eatleast three movies.His most successfull year is 2008.Some moves have already been realesed, some are waiting to be realesed and some are still filming.
Awards Jackson has won some awards to.Lets see what he won. BAFTA Award- Best Actor in aSupporting Role-1994-Pulp Ficiton. NAACP Image Award- Outstdanding Actor in a Motion Picture- 2006-Coach Carter
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture-1997-A Time to Kill
Personl life Jackson married actress Latanya Richardsonin 1980, whom he met while attendingMorehouse College. The couple, who live in Los Angeles, California, have a daughter, Zoe, born in 1982, who is in culinary school.
Jackson is a keen basketball fan, and especially favors the Toronto Raptors and the Harlem Globetrotters. He also became a keen Liverpool F.C. fan after filming the movie The 51st State in Liverpool, England. Jackson enjoys playing golf, a game he has been reported to have become very proficient at. He has stated that if he had to choose any other career, he would be "on the PGA [tour] playing golf" and that it is the only place where he "can go dressed as a pimp and fit in perfectly".
Jackson has revealed in an interview that he sees every one of his movies in theaters with paying customers claiming that "Even during my theater years, I wished I could watch the plays I was in-- while I was in them! I dig watching myself work." He also enjoys collecting the action figures of the characters he portrays in his films including Jules Winnfield, Shaft, Mace Windu, and Frozone.
Jackson is bald in real life, but enjoys wearing unusual wigs in his films. For the film Black Snake Moan, he was allowed to choose the hairstyle he wanted for his character. He is a comic book and anime fan.
Box office performance In motion pictures that feature him as a leading actor or supporting co-star, his films have grossed a total of $2.31 to $4.22 billion at the North American box office, placing him as the seventh (as strictly lead) or the second highest- grossing movie star (counting supporting roles) of all time; behind only that of voice actor, Frank Welker. In August 2007, Jackson stated in an interview that director George Lucas wanted Jackson to play a small role in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull so that he could keep his box office position over Harrison Ford.