Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson is an American film and television actor. He has won multiple awards throughout his career and has been portrayed in various forms of media including films, television series, and songs. In 1994, he was cast as Jules Winnfield in ‘Pulp Fiction’, where he received several award nominations which included an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, among other critical acclaim. Jackson's many roles have made him one of the highest grossing actors at the box office, including roles in popular movies such as Die Hard: With a Vengeance in 1995. In the eighties, he became well known by three movies made by Spike Lee - Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo' Better Blues (1990) and Jungle Fever (1991). He received a Silver Berlin Bear for his part in the movie Jackie Brown (1997) as Ordell Robbi. In 1980, he married Latanya Richardson, with whom he has one daughter, Zoe.