Samuel Jackson - Celebrity Biographies
by Matt Green
Ever wondered how Samuel Jackson rose to stardom?
Born in Washington, D.C. on December 21, 1948, Samuel L. Jackson overcame racial segregation, an absent father, and a speech impediment to become one of Hollywood's top-grossing actors.
In fact, his speech impediment led to his discovering his acting ability.
He was active in the civil rights movement, and he retains that sensibility.