Samuel L. Jackson was never going to let the Oscar chase run his life, but he’s happier now playing the world’s greatest spy, Nick Fury, for Marvel Studios, the actor said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times.
Jackson has never won an Oscar, but he took home an Academy Honorary Award this year–awards handed out at the Academy’s own discretion, and not by a vote the way the Oscars are.
“As jaded as I wanted to be about [not winning an Oscar], you know thinking ‘Well I should have won an Oscar for this or should have one for that and it didn’t happen,’ once I got over it many years ago, it wasn’t a big deal for me,” Jackson said. “I always have fun going to the Oscars. I always look forward to getting a gift basket for being a presenter. I give stuff to my relatives; my daughter and my wife would take stuff out.”
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