Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and film producer, who is best known for his role as Mace Windu in the Star Wars prequels, and he reprised the role in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film, albeit not in the series itself. He voiced Mace's Force Ghost in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Archive recording of him can be heard in the Star Wars: Clone Wars episode "Shattered".
Apart from said roles, he has voiced Frozone in the 2004 Disney/Pixar film The Incredibles and it's 2018 sequel, he reprised the role again in the video game of the same name based on the first film and he was also the narrator of the 2011 Disneynature film, African Cats.
He is also known for portraying Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home, What If...?, Secret Invasion, The Marvels and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. He also portrayed him in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television series in two episodes of the first season.
He also provided the speaking voice of Nick Fury in Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition and What If...?. He also played the role of Elijah Price in Unbreakable and Glass. Additionally, he voiced Agent Joseph in The Proud Family.
Additional Disney roles include portraying Jules Winnfield in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction (for which he earned a nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Ordell Robbie in Jackie Brown, and Rufus in Kill Bill Vol. 2.
Outside of Disney, he played Detective John Shaft II in the Shaft film series alongside Richard Roundtree, Stephen in Django Unchained, and Major Marquis Warren in The Hateful Eight and voiced Whiplash in DreamWorks' Turbo as well as Frank Tenpenny in Rockstar Games'/2K Games' popular Open-World Crime drama video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Jackson is infamous for his profound usage of foul language in many of his films, so much so that many in China refer to him as the "Motherfucker Man." This is due to the example in particular helping him deal with a debilitating stutter in his childhood.
- Samuel L. Jackson was uncredited for his appearances in Iron Man and Thor, being cameos in post-credit scenes.
- Samuel L. Jackson appeared in the episode "The Magical Place" of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. using stock footage from The Avengers.
- He will work again alongside fellow MCU star Chris Pratt in the upcoming animated Garfield film.
- "Samuel L. Jackson Joins Chris Pratt In Alcon Entertainment’s ‘Garfield’". Deadline (May 24, 2022).