Fact: Acting icon Samuel L. Jackson has a clause in his movie contracts which allows him to take time off twice a week to play golf.
Quote: “I am absolutely speechless... I thought they’d be home, watching the debate." Veteran actress Cicely Tyson, 91, was overwhelmed after she was feted by stars including Spike Lee and Samuel L. Jackson at the American Theatre Wing gala in New York on Monday (26Sep16) night, when the televised debate between presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was broadcast.
Quote: "I was backstage at a Michael Jackson benefit. It was, like, two days before 9/11 and I was introducing Whitney Houston and Usher... and somebody came up behind me and they started doing the Ezekiel speech and I'm going, 'Oh f**k, another one!' I turn around and it's Marlon Brando... and he did the whole speech. It was just jaw-dropping." Samuel L. Jackson on his odd encounter with movie legend Brando, who was a huge fan of his Quentin Tarantino movie Pulp Fiction.
Fact: Rocker Alice Cooper, British actor Will Poulter and singer/songwriter John Newman are set to strut down the catwalk at a charity fashion show for Samuel L. Jackson's male cancer awareness initiative One For The Boys in London on Friday (12Jun15).
Tweet: "I did 2 films with Anne Meara, a lovely, gracious & Funny Lady. We lost one of the Good Ones! RIP Ms Anne." Samuel L. Jackson pays tribute to Ben Stiller's comedienne mother, who died on Saturday (23May15). Jackson and Meara worked together on 1990s films The Search for One-eye Jimmy and Kiss of Death.
Tweet: "Play a BB King song today & remember him! RIP Mr King & thanks for all the Great Music!!" Actor Samuel L. Jackson offers up his thoughts after learning of blues legend B.B. King's death on Thursday (14May15).
Quote: "I have a clause in my contract that I can keep the clothes I fancy". Samuel L Jackson likes to extend his wardrobe after each movie.
Fact: Justin Timberlake is set for an odd collaboration onstage at the BLACK SNAKE MOAN premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday (24JAN07) - his co-star Samuel L Jackson, is rumoured to be performing with the pop star.
Fact: Actor Samuel L Jackson played trumpet in his high school marching band.
Fact: Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson is splashing out $587,000 (GBP300,000) on a flashy new Maybach 57 S car, which is 19 feet (5.8 metres) long and has its own cocktail bar.
Quote: "I read Hotel Rwanda and couldn't figure it out... I didn't know if people wanted to come to the movies and see it. Don Cheadle did a great job." Samuel L Jackson on turning down the lead in Hotel Rwanda.
Quote: "Typically, you'd just hear the snake and then see the girl screaming. I said, 'No, you've got see the snake biting the girl's tits'". Samuel L Jackson made some editing demands during a sex scene on SNAKES ON A PLANE.
Quote: "I've always fancied myself as a black mamba." SNAKES ON A PLANE star Samuel L Jackson when asked which type of slithery serpent he would chose to be.
Quote: "We could do RATS ON A PLANE. The tagline would be, 'Where's the f**king snakes when you need them?'" Samuel L Jackson plans a sequel to his highly anticipated film SNAKES ON A PLANE.
Fact: Pulp Fiction star Samuel L Jackson is such a fan of the theme song for his new action movie SNAKES ON A PLANE, he has agreed to appear in the video. The track is recorded by new band COBRA STARSHIP.
Quote: "If good-looking actresses make themselves ugly and then get Oscar nominations, then maybe I'll get one." Samuel L Jackson thinks he could be Oscar bound for his role of an ageing, grey, bald bluesman in new film BLACK SNAKE MOAN.
Quote: <p>"I answer the 'I don't know what's in the briefcase' question like six times a week. People quote EZEKIEL to me eight, 10 times a week." Samuel L Jackson never tires of speaking to fans of Pulp Fiction. </p>
Quote: <p>"If I'm sitting at home channel surfing and there's nothing else on, and I run across a movie that I'm in, I'll watch it. I love watching me. I think I'm OK." Samuel L Jackson has no problems watching his work. </p>
Fact: <p>Outrageous comedienne Sarah Silverman has been chosen to host the Independent Spirit Awards for the first time on 4 March (06). Previous hosts have included movie-maker JOHN WATTERS and Samuel L Jackson. </p>
Quote: <p>"How cool is that guy. What about the outfits? I worked with him for 10 weeks in a row and never saw him wear the same thing twice. I've been out promoting this thing for two weeks with him every day, never saw him (wearing the same thing twice.) How big is his closet? I have eight shirts." Funnyman Eugene Levy is stunned by The Man co-star Samuel L Jackson's style. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm sitting next to PRINCE so I'm actually going to get to hang out with him and SNOOP's sitting behind me, so I'm sitting in amongst some really cool people." Samuel L Jackson is thrilled with the GRAMMYS seating plan. </p> <b>09/02/2004 04:45</b>