|Samuel Leroy Jackson
|Actor & Producer
|Date of Birth
|21 December 1948
|Age (as in 2022)
|LaTanya Richardson Jackson
|American & Gabonese
Samuel Leroy Jackson Aka Nick Fury was born on December 21, 1948, and is a Hollywood actor. He is one of the most famous actors of his generation. All of his films collectively have grossed over 27 billion dollars which is the second highest by any actor ever. He is just behind Stan Lee.
Early Life of Samuel Jackson
Samuel was born to Roy Henry Jackson and Elizabeth Harriett in Washington D.C. He was a single child. His father never lived with them and he was an alcohol addict and lost his life to it. He only met him twice in his entire life. Jackson was raised by his mother and maternal grandparents. He initially wanted to be a marine biologist. He was doing his graduation from Morehouse College, Atlanta. There he joined an acting group just for some extra marks and that changed his life. He found his passion and decided to pursue acting as a career.
Jackson started his acting career through stage acting. He then worked on several films. His first feature film was Blaxploitation and his first lead role film was Together for Days. He decided to move to New York to take his career ahead. He performed in several stage plays. He got involved in drugs which prevented him from going ahead and he was only getting side roles.
Samuel Career In The 1990s
The next big turn of events took place in 1991 when he played role in Jungle Fever. People like his character so much that a new award category was specially made for him which is the award for best “Supporting Actor’’. His popularity skyrocketed after these films and he did many comedy films back-to-back. He won many awards for his acting in various films.
Samuel Career In The 2000s
Jackson Won the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 13, 2000. It is one of the most prestigious awards in the Hollywood film industry. He started the new decade with the movie Rules of Engagement. He has also worked in Star Wars which is one of the most famous and grossing movie franchises in the world.
He also worked with many rappers Like Tupac, Queen Latifah, Method of Men, etc.
He also worked in the highest-grossing franchise ever Marvel series. He played the role of Shield Commander. He signed a Nine Movie Contract with Marvel in 2009. He had appeared in the movies like Iron Man2, The Avengers, etc. He had been a very successful actor throughout his life and in recent years his popularity is at its peak. He may even break the record of Stan Lee in the matter of Highest grossing Actor Ever.
Samuel Jackson Biography
Real Name: – Samuel Leroy Jackson
Profession: – Actor & Producer
Father Name: – Roy Henry
Mother Name: – Elizabeth
Brothers: – Na
Sisters: – Na
Wife – LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Date of Birth: – 21 December 1948
Age in 2022: – 73 Years
Place of Birth: – Washington, D.C.
Nationality: – American & Gabonese
Weight: – 94 Kg
Height: – 6 Feet 2 inch
Samuel is married to La Tanya Richardson. She is an actor and producer. They had a daughter named Zoe after 2 years of their marriage in 1982. Jackson likes to collect the figures of the character he has performed in the movie. He is very fond of playing golf. He loves playing so much that he has a special condition in his every contract that he will be allowed to play golf during his shoots.
After the death of Martin Luther Jr assassination in 1968, he decided to protest against the college authorities. Jackson and many other students gathered and held the college authorities hostage and put their demands in front of them. Although the college agreed to change Samuel was charged with Unlawful confinement and eventually got convicted. He was suspended for two year from the college. He had been involved in many controversies. He had been a drug addict for a good part of his life. He was admitted to a rehabilitation center during the 1990s. He completed his rehabilitation and gave up drugs.