Samuel L. Jackson Fought with Quentin Tarantino Over His Character’s Wig in ‘Pulp Fiction’

Believe it or not, hairstyle is very important to Samuel L. Jackson for his movie roles. Often he sticks with his bald look, but there are many times when Jackson has rocked an iconic afro or beard. This was no different for Jackson’s character, Jules Winnfield, in Quentin Tarantino’s pulp fiction. However, Jackson and Tarantino initially had a disagreement over the wig choice for Jules.

‘Pulp Fiction’ was a breakout role for Samuel L. Jackson

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Samuel L. Jackson made his film debut in 1981 in a movie called Ragtime. While he did appear in some classic movies like Do the Right Thing (1989) and Goodfellas (1990), Jackson didn’t break out as an actor until his role in Pulp Fiction.

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