Is Samuel L. Jackson the most influential actor of all time? That’s the assertion made in a lengthy new feature published by The Hollywood Reporter, citing a recent published study. Of course, his fans don’t need a study to tell them that — they’ve seen him in dozens of influential movies, both blockbusters and cult favorites. Did Jackson set out to try and build his career into something that would be called “influential”? When he talked to us, he said he just wanted to be able to keep making more movies. (Click on the media bar below to hear Samuel L. Jackson)
Jackson’s new movie, Glass, opens next Friday in theaters.