Samuel L. Jackson Recalls His Bizarre First Encounter with Marlon Brando
The two started talking after Brando revealed he was familiar with Jackson’s work in ‘Pulp Fiction.’
Two days before 9/11 Samuel L. Jackson was in New York waiting backstage at a Michael Jackson show.
The actor was asked to introduce Usher and Whitney Houston at the event, but while waiting to go on he was approached by Marlon Brando.
Jackson recalled the surreal moment during The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Actor Roundtable.
“Somebody comes up behind me and starts doing the Ezekiel speech [from Pulp Fiction]. People do that to me all the time. ‘Arrgh, Ezekiel, da da da.’ And I turn around, and it’s Marlon Brando. I’m like, ‘Oh my God!’ We end up having this conversation,” says Jackson.
The two finished talking and then … Continue Reading (2 minute read)