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SAMUEL L. JACKSON (Col. Terry Childers) made an indelible mark on American cinema with his portrayal of Jules, the philosophizing hitman, in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction." In addition to unanimous critical acclaim for his performance he received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations as Best Supporting Actor as well as Best Supporting Award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Jackson will next star as the title role in "Shaft." Directed by John Singleton and co-starring Christian Bale and Vanessa Williams, "Shaft" is scheduled to be released this summer.

Jackson is currently in production on Jersey Franchise/Universal's "Caveman's Valentine." Directed by Kasi Lemmons, the film follows the story of a homeless man in New York City who discovers a murder. Jackson will also serve as an Executive Producer on the project.

Last year, Jackson starred in Warner Bros. "Deep Blue Sea" for director Renny Harlin, and in Francois Girad's "The Red Violin." Jackson also made a cameo appearance in George Lucas' highly successful and popular "Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace."

Jackson also starred in "The Negotiator," "Eve's Bayou," which he also produced and "Jackie Brown," his second film with director Quentin Tarantino. For the latter he received a Golden Globe nomination and the Silver Bear Award for Best Actor in a comedy at the Berlin Film Festival.

Jackson starred opposite Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey in Joel Schumacher's 1996 film of the John Grisham novel "A Time To Kill." For his performance, Jackson received a Golden Globe nomination and an NAACP Image Award. He also starred opposite Bruce Willis in "Die Hard with a Vengeance," the top-grossing movie internationally in 1995. His other film credits include "187," "Sphere," "The Long Kiss Goodnight," "Hard Eight," "Kiss of Death," "Losing Isaiah" and "Amos and Andrew." His other numerous film credits include "Ragtime," "Sea of Love," "Coming to America," "Ray," "Do the Right Thing," "School Daze," "Mo' Better Blues," "Goodfellas," "Strictly Business," "White Sands," "Patriot Games," "Jumping' at the Boneyard," "Father and Sons," "Juice" and "True Romance."

Jackson preceded his work in "Pulp Fiction" with a performance in the inner-city drama, "Fresh." Jackson made movie history with his portrayal of a crack addict in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever" when he was awarded the first and only Best Supporting Performance Award ever given by the judges at the Cannes Film Festival. He also won the New York Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for that performance.

On television, Jackson starred in John Frankenheimer's Emmy Award-winning "Against the Wall" for HBO. His performance earned him a CableACE nomination as Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries, as well as a Golden Globe nomination.

Jackson's career began upon his graduation from Morehouse College in Atlanta with a degree in dramatic arts. He went on to perform in numerous stage plays, including "Home," "A Soldier's Play," "Sally/Prince" and "The District Line." He also originated roles in August Wilson's plays at Yale Repertory Theatre. For the New York Shakespeare Festival, Jackson appeared in "Mother Courage" and "Her Children," "Spell #7" and "The Mighty Gents." While still a student at Morehouse, Jackson made his film debut in "Together for Days."

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