He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and when he went to college at Moorehouse, he first planned on being a marine biologist then an architect, but he didn't like how much studying he had to do so he switched to drama and graduated. He went to New York City and made a living off performing in plays. He began struggling with drugs and alcohol and his wife who he had met in college, helped him beat the addictions. They've now been married for 39 years.
If you haven't figured out who it is yet let me help you by listing a few of his movies: 1) Pulp Fiction 2) Patriot Games 3) Jurassic Park 4) A Time to Kill 5) Unbreakable and 6) Star Wars. This actor is one of my favorites, Samuel L. Jackson.