Fun Fact 2 Samuel L Jackson is a famous movie star actor and film
producer. His middle initial 'L' stands for Leroy.
Fun Fact 3: Samuel L Jackson married LaTanya Richardson in 1980, they
have one child together, a daughter called Zoe. They met at the Black
Image Theatre Company.
Fun Fact 4: Samuel's mother was a factory worker, her name was Elizabeth
Montgomery. His father was called Henry Jackson.
Fun Fact 5: Samuel L Jackson was raised mostly in Chattanooga, in
Tennessee, by his mother and grandmother, following her strict guidance.
Fun Fact 6: On June 16th, 2000 Samuel L Jackson was awarded a Star on
the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Blvd. This is just one of the many
recognitions he has been given for his outstanding work and achievement.
Fun Fact 7: In 1995, Samuel L Jackon was awarded a BAFTA for the Best
Actor in a Supporting Role in 'Pulp Fiction' - a big hit movie that
achieved worldwide success.
Fun Fact 8: At the age of 63, Samuel had starred in over 100 films. Some
of the most famous movies that he has appeared in include Jurassic Park,
Captain America, Robocop, Django, Avengers and The Incredible.
Fun Fact 9: Samuel L Jackson played a character called Gator in Spike
Lee's 'Jungle Fever', the character influenced him greatly and made
Samuel give up his own bad habits. At this point in his life, he managed
to turn things around both professionally and personally.
Fun Fact 10: Samuel L Jackson has appeared in Broadway productions and
plays such as The Mighty Gents and Home.
Fun Fact 11: In 1976, Samuel moved to Harlem in New York City with his
wife in order to further his acting career.
Fun Fact 12: In 2011, Samuel L Jackson was named the highest grossing
movie actor, his wealth came from big roles in huge movies like Jurassic
Park, Star Wars and Iron Man.
Fun Fact 13: Samuels's break through movie came in 1994 with the
production of a film called Pulp Diction. This movie was directed by
Quentin Tarantino, whom he has since worked with in a movie called
Fun Fact 14: In 1981, Samuel met Morgan Freeman and Spike Lee, these
friendships resulted in endless acting opportunities and further
relationships within the industry.
Fun Fact 15: Samuel was part of a black power movement, he was expelled
from the historically Morehouse College as he, and other members, held
board members captured inside a building for more than two days.