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Appearing in well over 100 films, SAMUEL L. JACKSON (Nick Fury) is one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. Jackson's portrayal of Jules, the philosopher hitman, in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction made an indelible mark on American cinema. In addition to unanimous critical acclaim, he received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations as well as a Best Supporting Actor award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

In 2019, Jackson starred in the follow-up to M. Night Shyamalan iconic film Unbreakable with Bruce Willis and James McAvoy, entitled Glass. Jackson most recently appeared opposite Brie Larson in the global hit Captain Marvel. This summer he will star in Warner Bros.' "Shaft."

In 2017, Jackson starred in Lionsgate's The Hitman's Bodyguard with Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Gary Oldman in addition to Warner Bros. Kong: Skull Island with Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston. In 2015, Jackson appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar nominated Western The Hateful Eight. He starred as Major Marquis Warren, alongside Walton Goggins, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kurt Russell. That same year, Jackson appeared in Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman: The Secret Service and Spike Lee's Chiraq.

In 2016, Jackson was seen in David Yates' The Legend of Tarzan, starring alongside Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie and Christoph Waltz in addition to Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Also in 2016, Jackson completed production on Brie Larson's directorial debut Unicorn Store, The Last Full Measure with Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer and Ed Harris as well as Dan Fogelman's Life Itself.

In 2012, he co-starred in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained as Stephen, with Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio. He also starred in The Avengers, which is part of his nine-picture deal with Marvel Studios. Jackson reprised his role in both Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which was released in April 2014, and the 2015 sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Jackson made his Broadway debut in 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater in "The Mountaintop," where he portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. The play also starred Angela Bassett and was directed by Kenny Leon.

Jackson's career began onstage upon his graduation from Morehouse College in Atlanta with a degree in dramatic arts. Among the plays were "Home," "A Soldier's Play," "Sally/Prince" and "The District Line." He also originated roles in two of August Wilson's plays at Yale Repertory Theatre. For the New York Shakespeare Festival, Jackson appeared in "Mother Courage and Her Children," "Spell #7" and "The Mighty Gents."

Past film credits also include: RoboCop, Oldboy, Mother and Child, Iron Man 2, HBO's "The Sunset Limited," Lakeview Terrace, Soul Men, The Spirit, Jumper, Resurrecting the Champ, 1408, Black Snake Moan, Snakes on a Plane, Freedomland, Coach Carter, Star Wars: Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith, The Incredibles, S.W.A.T, Changing Lanes, Formula 51, Stars Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Caveman's Valentine, Eve's Bayou, Unbreakable, Rules of Engagement, Shaft, Deep Blue Sea, Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace, The Negotiator, The Red Violin, Jackie Brown, 187, A Time to Kill, Die Hard with a Vengeance, Jungle Fever, Sphere, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Ragtime, Sea of Love, Coming to America, Do the Right Thing, School Daze, Mo' Better Blues, Goodfellas, Patriot Games and True Romance.

On the small screen, Jackson served as Executive Producer for the Spike TV animated series "Afro Samurai" which premiered in 2007. The series received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Animated Program from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. The first edition of the "Afro Samurai" video game launched in February 2009.

On television, in addition to "The Sunset Limited," Jackson starred in John Frankenheimer's Emmy Award-winning "Against the Wall" for HBO. His performance earned him a Cable Ace nomination as Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries, as well as a Golden Globe nomination.


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