Samuel L. Jackson Clarifies About Never Winning An Oscar
The Avengers as well as Star Wars celebrity Samuel L. Jackson opens about never winning a competitive Oscar. Jackson in 2022 was honored by the Academy with a life time success Oscar. But the cherished actor has in truth never won an acting Academy Award in his fabled and also long occupation.
Jackson infamously has actually been chosen for an acting Oscar only once in his life, snagging a nod for playing the hit-man Jules in Quentin Tarantino’s legendary Pulp Fiction. Later Jackson would take advantage of the acting track record he developed in films like Pulp Fiction to land functions in major franchise films, taking on Mace Windu in George Lucas’ Star Wars innovators and also later on coming to be Nick Fury in the MCU. Today Jackson is one of one of the most renowned of all Hollywood celebrities and also lacks question one of one of the most quotable actors of all-time.
Jackson for his part doesn’t seem that bothered that thus far he’s just won that single non-competitive Oscar. Talking to the LA Times, Jackson confessed that he did get emotional while receiving his honorary Oscar this year from Denzel Washington (he even ran over to bear hug Washington throughout the event) however said that winning Oscar gold is truly not the priority in his career. He said:
Jackson additionally stated that he does not be sorry for handing down any kind of “statue-chasing” functions he might have been provided in the past, firmly insisting that he ‘d instead be “the person that does the lines that people see on T-shirts.” He added:
Jackson indeed has prospered in his aim of “obtaining them in the seats,” as he presently holds the title of highest-grossing actor of all-time, his movies having made a consolidated total amount of $17.45 billion around the world. Unfortunately it was likewise just recently exposed that Jackson does not in fact hold the difference of being the star that has actually uttered the most curses in flick history, as Jonah Hill has actually usurped him for that specific distinguished honor. Jackson certainly appears a lot more upset about losing the most-foul-mouthed-actor prize, as he just recently told Jimmy Fallon he would like a recount.
Jackson has actually of program talked thoroughly in the previous about how much he takes pleasure in doing in franchises like the MCU and also Star Wars, so it’s no shock to see him repeating that he’s happy to go on playing roles like Nick Fury and also Mace Windu rather than chase after Oscar-bait parts. Jackson absolutely is not one to pound the MCU as being uncinematic, rather going out of his method to safeguard The Avengers and also other Marvel Movies he’s starred in.