Samuel L Jackson Biography
- Born: 21-12-1948
- Birth Place: Washington DC, USA
- Height: 6’ 2.5” (1.89 m).
- Nicknames: Sam; King of Cool; Mr Cool.
- Sometimes credited as Samuel Jackson / Sam Jackson.
- Whilst still a struggling actor in New York, Jackson worked as a doorman at the Manhattan Plaza subsidised apartments, home to hundreds of artists and actors.
- Worked as a cameraman stand-in during filming of ‘The Cosby Show’ in 1984.
- Has provided the voice of characters in video games, including 'The Incredibles' (2004) and 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' (2004).
- As of January 2005, worldwide box office earnings for Jackson’s films reached the $3 billion mark, making him the highest-grossing actor in movie history.