Samuel L. Jackson is known for his hard work and dedication. He is without doubts an undisputed star and most of his films have gone to become blockbusters. His films have grossed more than official sales of any other actor. Jackson has registered a place for himself in the American cinema and has a special place in the hearts of his fans. Some of his characters the Jules in Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino have gone to prove his performance excellence. He went on to win the Academy Award and Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He had also won British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award.
The actor featured in The Avengers reprising the role of Nick Fury. Shortly after this film The Samaritan was released where Jackson’s onscreen partner is Ruth Negga and Luke Kirby. This is a neo-noir thriller. The Django Unchained released on Christmas Day of 2012. It is a period film set in the 1850s. The film is about slave and hunter who rescue his wife from Mississippi plantation owners. Jackson reprises the role of Stephen. The actor also played in his first ever Broadway debut The Mountaintop in Katori Hall. He was supported by Angela Bassett. It is about the assassination events of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Jackson plays the lead. For his performance, he was nominated for Drama League Award.
The Other Guys produced by Columbia Pictures in 2010 had Jackson as PK Smith. He was also part of the Mother and Child team directed by Rodrigo Garcia. For his exceptional work, he received the Image Award and Independent Spirit Award. He also featured in Iron Man that released in 2008. Here you can see him in the role of Captain America. Jackson started his career as an onstage artist during his graduation days at Morehouse College in Atlanta. He graduated in dramatic arts. He was seen in many plays.
Jackson is also actively involved in the small screen where he produced animated series of Afro Samurai between 2007 and 2009. The animation went on to win the Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Animated Program from the Television Academy of Arts.
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