Samuel L. Jackson
While Samuel L. Jackson appeared in a few small roles in the ‘70s, he didn’t get mainstream attention until he landed a role in Spike Lee’s 1989 film, Do the Right Thing at age 41. The rest was history. Jackson achieved critical acclaim in the early ‘90s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance, Jurassic Park, Die Hard with a Vengeance and for his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino, including Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown and Django Unchained. The 2000s led to many iconic roles, including Unbreakable, Shaft, the Star Wars prequel trilogy, as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. During his career, he has appeared in over 100 films.