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Samuel Leroy Jackson (b. December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer who is best known for his role as Mace Windu in the Star Wars prequels and he also voiced him in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film, albeit not in the series itself.

Apart from said roles, he has voiced Frozone in the 2004 Disney/Pixar film The Incredibles and in the video game of the same name, he will reprise the role again in the upcoming 2018 sequel, he was also the narrator of the 2011 Disneynature film, African Cats.

He was known for portraying Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron and will reprise his role in Captain Marvel. He also portrayed him in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television series in two episodes of the first season.

Jackson also provided the speaking voice of Nick Fury in Disney INFINITY: 2.0 Edition. He also played the role of Elijah Price in Unbreakable. In addition, he voiced Agent Joseph in The Proud Family.

He is also well known for collaborating with Quentin Tarantino in his movies, and made his debut in Tarantino's second film Pulp Fiction, followed by more acting appearances in Jackie Brown, Kill Bill, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight.

Disney Roles

Trivia

  • 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.
  • Sam Jackson has confirmed that he still has two movies left on his Marvel contract following Ultron. The first one probably is Captain Marvel which Jackson will be reprising his role for.