Jackson initially majored in marine biology at Morehouse College before switching to architecture. He later settled on drama after taking a public speaking class and appearing in a version of The Threepenny Opera. Jackson began acting on the stage, including Home and A Soldier’s Play.
What was Samuel L Jackson job before acting?
Jackson was born in Tennessee and went on to attend the historically Black Morehouse College, where he started out as a marine biology major before switching to acting.
Why did Samuel L Jackson start acting so late?
Jackson had minor roles in films like Coming To America and Do The Right Thing. His big break came when Quentin Tarantino wrote the role of Jules Winnfield with Jackson in mind for his independent film Pulp Fiction, when he was 46.
How much is Samuel Jackson worth?
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).
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|Spouse(s)||LaTanya Richardson ( m. 1980)|