In Case You Missed It: Samuel L. Jackson On Jimmy Kimmel

Actor Samuel L. Jackson stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night! He talked about vacationing with Magic Johnson, his voice getting dubbed around the world for his various films, being in over 200 movies, turning 75 years old, filming his new movie Argyle, and we surprise him for the 30th anniversary of Pulp Fiction. Whew this guys stays working how amazing right? Samuel is a highly acclaimed American actor known for his versatile roles and distinctive voice. Here are some facts about him inside and a video clip from the show…

Early Life Samuel was born on December 21, 1948, in Washington, D.C., USA. Jackson has appeared in over 150 films and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. His breakout role came in 1994 with Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction,” where he portrayed the character Jules Winnfield, earning him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Jackson has collaborated with director Quentin Tarantino on several films, including “Jackie Brown,” “Django Unchained,” and “The Hateful Eight.” He is well-known for his portrayal of Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in numerous Marvel films, including “Iron Man,” “The Avengers” series, and “Captain Marvel.”

Apart from his on-screen roles, Jackson has also lent his voice to various animated films and video games, including “The Incredibles” and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Some of his notable films include “Jurassic Park,” “A Time to Kill,” “Die Hard with a Vengeance,” “Snakes on a Plane,” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service.”

Throughout his career, Jackson has received numerous awards and nominations, including BAFTA Awards, Golden Globe nominations, and an honorary Oscar in 2022. He is married to actress and sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson Jackson. They have one daughter, Zoe. Jackson is known for his activism and involvement in various charitable causes, including education and the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He is also an advocate for the inclusion of African-American actors and filmmakers in the entertainment industry.

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