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Samuel L. Jackson in Kingsman: The Secret Service

Samuel L. Jackson (1948 - )

Films Deaths[]

  • Def by Temptation (1990) [Minister Garth]: Dies in a car accident.
  • Jungle Fever (1991) [Gator Purify]: Shot in the stomach by his father (Ossie Davis) after he comes to rob his parents for drug money; he dies in the arms of his mother (Ruby Dee) shortly afterwards.
  • Jurassic Park (1993) [Ray Arnold]: Eaten (off-screen) by a velociraptor. His severed arm is shown when Laura Dern discovers it.(Note: Sam was actually supposed to film his death scene at Hawaii, but a hurricane wreck the set, before his death scene could be film.)
  • Fluke (1995) [Rumbo]: Shot to death as a dog by Ron Perlman.  By the end of the movie, he comes back to life via reincarnation as a squirrel.
  • Eve's Bayou (1997) [Louis Batiste]: Shot to death by Roger Guenveur Smith by the railroad tracks as a train passes; we only see the reaction of Samuel's daughter (Jurnee Smollett) during the shooting (it's implied that his death was caused by Diahann Carroll's voodoo death curse).
  • One Eight Seven (187) (1997) [Trevor Garfield]: Shoots himself in the head when some teen gang members force him to play Russian roulette, and he takes Clifton Collins Jr.'s turn to make a point. His body is shown again later on lying in the morgue.
  • Deep Blue Sea (1999) [Russell Franklin]: Eaten by a shark, while the rest of the survivors look on in shock. (There is an extended scene where his body is torn apart between two sharks).
  • Basic (2003) [Sergeant West]: The movie depicts several different versions of events, as told by different characters, so he is shown dying in different ways depending on who's narrating: (1) According to Brian Van Holt's initial version, Samuel is shot by Taye Diggs; (2) According to Giovanni Ribisi's version, Samuel is shot by Brian Van Holt; (3) According to Brian's revised version, Samuel is shot by Dash Mihok; (4) According to Connie Nielsen, Samuel is stabbed repeatedly by John Travolta. All three to four versions are later revealed to be untrue, and it's revealed that Samuel isn't dead after all.
  • Twisted (2004) [John Mills]: Shot in the chest, causing him to fall off the docks by Ashley Judd as Samuel is about to kill Andy Garcia. His body is later seen floating on the water surface surrounded by seals as police investigate.
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) [Mace Windu]: Thrown from a window by a barrage of energy from Ian McDiarmid after Hayden Christensen cuts off his hand with a lightsaber (just as Samuel is about to kill Ian in cold blood). (Although Samuel himself set the 'death' this way, to return as Mace alive if a spinoff film is made. However, in Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, his voice was heard, indicating that his character had died before the events of the film)
  • Jumper (2008) [Roland Cox]: Presumably dies (off-screen) due to dehydration and lack of nourishment after Hayden Christensen leaves him in a Grand Canyon cave. (It's actually unknown if he died but it is unlikely that he managed to escape, so it will be listed).
  • Unthinkable (2010) [Henry Harold 'H' Humphries]: Possibly killed along with everyone else seen throughout the film once the bomb planted by Michael Sheen goes off at the very end.
  • The Other Guys (2010) [P.K. Highsmith]: Falls to his death, along with Dwayne Johnson, when they jump from a rooftop while pursuing a suspect, despite there clearly being nothing below to break their fall. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Django Unchained (2012) [Stephen Warren]: Killed in an explosion when Jamie Foxx ignites the dynamite he'd planted in the house, after shooting Samuel in the knees to trap him in the house. (For this role, he was made to look much older than he actually was at the time.)
  • Meeting Evil (2012) [Richie]: Shot to death by Tracie Thoms.
  • The Hateful Eight (2015) [Major Marquis Warren]: Presumably bleeds to death after having been shot in the testicles by Channing Tatum earlier on. (While he is still alive at the end of the film, he states that he is likely mortally wounded.)

Television Deaths[]

  • Black Dynamite: Black Jaws or Finger Lickin' Chicken of the Sea (2014;animated) [Captain Quinton]: Eaten by a giant shark when it jumps on the deck of his ship.

Video Game Deaths[]

Notable Connections[]

  • Son of Elizabeth Jackson.
  • Mr. LaTanya Richardson.
  • Father of Zoe Jackson.