Profile of the Day: Samuel L. Jackson

Glad birthday to Samuel L. Jackson! Immediately the star turns 73.

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Samuel L. Jackson was born on December 21, 1948 in Washington, D.C. to Roy Jackson and Elizabeth Montgomery. Rising up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Jackson was primarily raised by his maternal grandparents. Whereas attending Morehouse School in Atlanta, Georgia, he turned concerned in the black energy motion and would function an usher at Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral.

After deciding to pursue a profession in performing, Jackson landed roles in a number of theatrical productions and movies. Nevertheless, it wasn’t till he was solid in Quentin Tarantino’s movie, Pulp Fiction, that he was actually in a position to breakout. The movie would earn him an Academy Award nomination for Finest Actor in a Supporting Function.

Since then, Jackson has starred in a variety of critically acclaimed movies and blockbusters. He’s additionally made a number of appearances throughout a number of motion pictures within the Marvel Cinematic Universe because the character Nick Fury. Immediately, he’s ranked as one of many highest all-time field workplace stars.

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