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Appearing in more than 100 films, SAMUEL L. JACKSON (voice of Lucius Best/Frozone) is one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. Jackson's portrayal of Jules the philosopher hit man in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" made an indelible mark on American cinema. In addition to unanimous critical acclaim, Jackson received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, as well as a best supporting actor award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

In January 2019, Jackson will star in "Glass," the follow-up to M. Night Shyamalan's iconic film "Unbreakable," with Bruce Willis and James McAvoy. Jackson wrapped production on the "Shaft" reboot, "Son of Shaft," and is filming "Captain Marvel," opposite Brie Larson.

In 2017, Jackson starred in Lionsgate's "The Hitman's Bodyguard" with Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Gary Oldman, as well as Warner Bros.' "Kong: Skull Island" with Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston. In 2015, Jackson appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar- nominated Western, "The Hateful Eight," as Major Marquis Warren, alongside Walton Goggins, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kurt Russell. That same year, Jackson appeared in Matthew Vaughn's "Kingsman: The Secret Service" and Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq."

In 2016, Jackson was seen in David Yates' "The Legend of Tarzan," starring alongside Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie and Christoph Waltz, as well as Tim Burton's "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children." Also in 2016, Jackson completed production on Brie Larson's directorial debut, "Unicorn Store"; "The Last Full Measure" with Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer and Ed Harris; and Dan Fogelman's "Life Itself."

In 2012, Jackson co-starred in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" with Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio. Jackson also starred in "The Avengers," which is part of his nine-picture deal with Marvel Studios. He reprised his role in both Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," which was released in April 2014, and the 2015 sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

Jackson made his Broadway debut in 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater in "The Mountaintop," in which he portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. The play, directed by Kenny Leon, also starred Angela Bassett.

Upon his graduation from Morehouse College in Atlanta with a degree in dramatic arts, Jackson's career began onstage. Among the plays were "Home," "A Soldier's Play," "Sally/Prince" and "The District Line." He also originated roles in two of 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." Jackson's film credits also include "RoboCop," "Oldboy," "Mother and Child," "Iron Man 2," HBO's "The Sunset Limited," "Lakeview Terrace," "Soul Men," "The Spirit," "Jumper," "Resurrecting the Champ," "1408," "Black Snake Moan," "Snakes on a Plane," "Freedomland," "Coach Carter," "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith," "The Incredibles," "S.W.A.T.," "Changing Lanes," "Formula 51," "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones," "The Caveman's Valentine," "Eve's Bayou," "Unbreakable," "Rules of Engagement," "Shaft," "Deep Blue Sea," "Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace," "The Negotiator," "The Red Violin," "Jackie Brown," "187," "A Time to Kill," "Die Hard with a Vengeance," "Jungle Fever," "Sphere," "The Long Kiss Goodnight," "Ragtime," "Sea of Love," "Coming to America," "Do the Right Thing," "School Daze," "Mo' Better Blues," "Goodfellas," " Patriot Games" and "True Romance."

On the small screen, Jackson served as executive producer for the Spike TV animated series "Afro Samurai," which premiered in 2007. The series received an Emmy nomination for outstanding animated program from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. The first edition of the "Afro Samurai" video game launched in February 2009.

On television, in addition to "The Sunset Limited," Jackson starred in John Frankenheimer's Emmy-winning "Against the Wall" for HBO. His performance earned him a Cable Ace nomination as best supporting actor in a movie or miniseries, as well as a Golden Globe nomination.

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