Samuel L. Jackson

1948 - Today

Samuel L. Jackson

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 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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel L. Jackson has received more than 17,495,801 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 93rd most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Twitter Activity

Television and Movie Roles

Page views of Samuel L. Jacksons by language


Among actors, Samuel L. Jackson ranks 92 out of 8,832Before him are Gloria Stuart, Richard Gere, Buster Keaton, Julie Andrews, Rita Hayworth, and Tom Cruise. After him are Tom Hanks, Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Doris Day, Hedy Lamarr, and Judy Garland.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1948, Samuel L. Jackson ranks 6Before him are Al Gore, Charles, Prince of Wales, Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, and Cat Stevens. After him are Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, Hassan Rouhani, Ozzy Osbourne, Eckhart Tolle, and Henning Mankell.

Others Born in 1948

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Samuel L. Jackson ranks 179 out of 12,171Before him are Buster Keaton (1895), Rita Hayworth (1918), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Tom Cruise (1962), Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), and Andrew Jackson (1767). After him are Barbra Streisand (1942), Samuel Colt (1814), Tom Hanks (1956), Miles Davis (1926), Charlton Heston (1923), and Philip K. Dick (1928).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Samuel L. Jackson ranks 47Before him are Johnny Depp (1963), Gloria Stuart (1910), Richard Gere (1949), Buster Keaton (1895), Rita Hayworth (1918), and Tom Cruise (1962). After him are Tom Hanks (1956), Charlton Heston (1923), Orson Welles (1915), Doris Day (1922), Judy Garland (1922), and Gary Cooper (1901).