Jackson gained critical acclaim for his role in Spike Lee’s drama Jungle Fever (1991). His performance in Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 crime drama, Pulp Fiction received several award nominations. The actor has since appeared in over 100 films.
The Great Gildersleeve” was a comedy show on
NBC radio. It premiered August 31, 1941 and ran
till 1957. It starred Harold Peary as Throckmorton P.
Gildersleeve, the towns Water Commissioner who
also has the responsibilities of raising his niece,
Marjorie , played by Lurene Tuttle and her young
brother Leroy, played by Walter Tetley. The cast
also included Lillian Randolph as Birdie the cook.