(11/87) Stage: Appeared (as "Boy Willie") in "The Piano Lesson" by August Wilson
. Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT.
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Samuel Jackson | Sam Jackson
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
I've played Loch Lomond - that's the one with the bogs isn't it? I played the one with the lighthouse. When we were in Liverpool we used to take the ferry and go to Northern Ireland. Films get in the way of my golf, but they have afforded me the chance to play a lot of golf.
The Jury of the Cannes Film Festival were so impressed with his performance as Gator in Jungle Fever
(1991), that they decided to create the Award for Best Supporting Actor in that year, honoring him with the award. To date (2011), he's the only actor to receive such an honor.
Often plays police officers or government officials. Both prone to intimidation or violence