Samuel L. Jackson has been named the highest-grossing actor of all time by The Guinness Book of World Records, according to the New York Daily News. Jackson, 62, has made over $7.42 billion over the span of his entire career.

Jackson got his big break in 1991 in the Spike Lee film, “Jungle Fever.” He played the crack head brother of Wesley Snipes. Since then the acclaimed actor has starred in over 100 films such as “Pulp Fiction,” “A Time To Kill,” Eve’s Bayou” and “Star Wars.” You can see a more extensive list of his movie roles here.

The star does about three to four films a year.  He filmed 6 movies in 2010, 4 in 2011 and is already cast for three movies next year in 2012. He is currently starring as Martin Luther King Jr. in the Broadway play, “The Mountaintop.”

Congrats to Mr. Samuel. This is a well deserved honor.

What’s your favorite Samuel L. Jackson movie?

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  • Mimi

    While its not a movie, I am quite the fan of his narration of the book Go the F*ck To Sleep.

    • Simone

      Yeah, he’s always been a great actor. His voice alone is like a legacy on it’s own. i was watching “The Incredibles” and was so glad to see/hear him branching out, doing different things. I’m surprised he didn’t say “go to sleep, mother f____er!” I fight those urges to say just that sometimes.

  • April

    Coach Carter