- 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.

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