Samuel L Jackson’s films have collectively grossed $27 billion dollars worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time

Samuel L. Jackson

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Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American 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 Coming to America (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Patriot Games (1992), Juice (1992), Menace II Society (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993), and Fresh (1994).

Jackson has especially been noted for his roles in the Spike Lee films School Daze (1988), Do the Right … Continue Reading (18 minute read)

10 thoughts on “Samuel L Jackson’s films have collectively grossed $27 billion dollars worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time”

  1. BlackMilk23

    It helps to be in most Marvel movies plus Jurassic Park

  2. -SaC

    Coming To America is still my favourite.

  3. Romnonaldao

    I thought it was Stan Lee

  4. brokeanail

    If only he’d do that Pride & Prejudice adaptation.

  5. ScrappleSandwiches

    If you have Alexa, 99 cents for the Samuel L Jackson voice is money well spent.

  6. Murderyoga

    Well he’s in every damn movie.

  7. BuildMajor

    He’s got that unique appeal that’s hard to describe. He’s charismatic. But crass. But also classy..?

    Hints of sophisticated ghetto with real estate tycoon vibes.

  8. soopermat

    He and Harrison Ford duked it out over a couple of years. Marvel really bumped S.L.J. over the top.

  9. joemac5367

    Of course The Matrix franchise was his biggest earner.

  10. BigTxFrank

    Waiting for him to play Vizzini in a Princess Bride remake.

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