Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
Before superstardom, he played a very minor role in Goodfellas (1990), starring Robert De Niro. After superstardom, he co-starred in Jackie Brown (1997), this time with Robert De Niro playing a supporting role.
(1992, on early film auditions) I've been told I wasn't African enough. And sometimes you don't get jobs because you're too good-'We wouldn't want to waste your talent on this meager part,' they say, and I'm sitting there thinking, 'I got a daughter...
Often plays very wise and intelligent characters with great capacities for violence
Samuel Leroy Jackson
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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