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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)


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.’


This post first appeared on NET.

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