Appeared (as "Lyons") in "Fences" by August Wilson
. Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA.
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
24 Interviews |
14 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
13 Magazine Cover Photos |
Samuel Jackson | Sam Jackson
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
(2013, on white directors doing films based on black history) There is this whole thing of "Nobody can tell our story but us," but that's apparently not true, because the Jackie Robinson movie finally got made as 42. Spike (Lee) didn't make it, but people still went to see it. When Boaz Yakin did Fresh in 1994, all of a sudden it was like, "Who is this Jewish motherfucker telling our stories?" ...
Due to his prominent stature within the film industry, he is accorded a clause in all his movie contracts that guarantees him easy access to golf courses, no matter where the location shoot happens to be.
Often plays hotheaded characters with a fiery temper