Samuel L. Jackson  

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Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning actor. Jackson came to fame in the early 1990s, after a series of well-reviewed performances, and has since become a major film star and cultural icon, having appeared in a large number of high-grossing films.

Jackson is married to Latanya Richardson and has a daughter named Zoe. He is a huge sports fan and an avid golfer. Jackson has won multiple awards for his film performances and has been portrayed in various forms of media including films, television series, and lyrics. Jackson has starred in over sixty films throughout his career and is currently working on five films that will debut between 2008 and 2009. Jackson's most recent role was a cameo in Iron Man released on May 2, 2008.

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