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SAMUEL L. JACKSON (Agent Augustus Gibbons) 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 a Best Supporting Actor award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Jackson can currently be seen appearing in the second installment of George Lucas' Stars Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. Jackson is reprising his role as Mace Windu, the leader of the Jedi Council.

Jackson can also be seen starring with Ben Affleck in the box office and critical success, Paramount's Changing Lanes. The film is a suspense thriller in which a minor auto accident triggers a chain reaction of events that forces two strangers to become vicious antagonists.

Also upcoming, Jackson stars in Sony Screen Gems Formula 51 with Robert Carlyle. The action thriller, which Jackson also produced, was filmed entirely on location in Liverpool, England and focuses on an American master chemist who plans to score big on a once-in-a-lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit. The film is scheduled for release on October 25th.

Jackson has recently completed production on Basic, for director John McTiernan and co-starring his Pulp Fiction teammate, John Travolta. Jackson will play a legendary drill instructor who mysteriously disappears along with several of his cadets. Andy Garcia, Giovanni Ribisi and Connie Nielsen co-star. "Basic" is being co-produced by Phoenix Pictures and Intermedia Films.

In 2001, Jackson also filmed No Good Deed, a feature film for Seven Arts Pictures based on the noir thriller novel by Dashiell Hammett entitled, House on Turk Street. Bob Rafelson directed the picture and Milla Jovovich and Stellan Skarsgård co-star.

In the same year, Jackson starred in Jersey Franchise/Universal's Caveman's Valentine. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, the film followed the story of a homeless man in New York City who discovered a murder. Jackson also served as an Executive Producer on the project. This was Jackson's second project with Kasi Lemmons with the first being the applauded, Eve's Bayou, which he also produced.

Jackson also co-starred opposite Bruce Willis in writer/director M. Night Shyamalan's suspense drama, Unbreakable for Disney. Jackson's character, ‘Elijah Price,' a highly suspicious and wheelchair bound man with a far-fetched theory, holds the key to the film's underlying question of, "Are You Unbreakable?"

Jackson starred in John Singleton's Shaft in the title role opposite Christian Bale and Vanessa Williams. Jackson also starred in Paramount's courtroom drama Rules of Engagement where he played Col. Terry Childers, a military officer on trial for ordering his soldiers to open fire on civilians. Directed by William Friedkin, the film co-starred Tommy Lee Jones. Both Shaft and Rules of Engagement were screened at the 2000 Deauville Film Festival, where Jackson was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Upon wrapping Formula 51, Jackson starred in Warner Bros. Deep Blue Sea for director Renny Harlin, and in Francois Girard'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 rece

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