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  • Faith: Christian - Catholic
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  December 21, 1948
  • Accomplishments:  Emmy Awards, Academy Award Nominations
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Has a church in Hollywood, and donated tickets for his movies to his church

Samuel L. Jackson started his acting career with minor roles as Negro drug addicts and bad boys, but because of his powerful talents, as well as his unique expression and style, Jackson quickly rose to fame. It was when he met American director/producer Quentin Tarantino, who initially gave him a major role in True Romance, but it was his role in Pulp Fiction that made his proverbial dance card really start filling up, and he was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role.

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