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2016 BET Awards: Actor Samuel L Jackson Honoured With “Lifetime Achievement Award”

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Samuel L. Jackson attends the GQ Men of the Year awards at The Royal Opera House on September 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

BY TAOFIK BANKOLE

Broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the 2016 BET Awards held this morning.

An early award winner of the night was seasoned Hollywood actor, Samuel L Jackson, who has been recognised with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.

The American actor and film producer has acted in well over one hundred films, including Thor, Shaft, Snakes on a Plane, Django Unchained, Unthinkable, and Captain America, with a worldwide box office gross of approximately $16 billion to date.

‘It’s an honor to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 BET Awards later this month,’ the actor said in a statement. ‘I’m humbled to be recognized by my peers and to join the company of the exemplary recipients before me.’

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