31 Stars, 31 Days | Samuel L. Jackson

by Tim Gordon

31 Stars in 31 Days, MY version of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars. 12 films from one actor, spotlighting an entire day of programming.

August 3: Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an actor and producer. Widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation, the films in which he has appeared have collectively grossed over $27 billion worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time (when cameo appearances are excluded).

He rose to fame with films such as Goodfellas (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), and Jurassic Park (1993), and has especially been noted for his roles in the Quentin Tarantino films Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Django Unchained (2012), and The Hateful Eight (2015). For his role in Pulp Fiction, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Recommended Films

*Pulp Fiction
*The Hateful Eight
*A Time to Kill
*Black Snake Moan
*The Negotiator
*The Long Kiss Goodnight
*Eve’s Bayou
*The Caveman’s Valentine
*Coach Carter
*Star Wars: Episode I
*Captain America: Winter’s Soldier

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