Samuel L Jackson, Nick Fury from Marvel Movies is going to receive honorary Oscar in Governors Award next year on Jan 15, 2022. The actor was also nominated earlier for Supporting Actor in “Pulp Fiction” but could not win. Another actor, Danny Glover will also receive the same. The news was announced by Academy of Motion Picture arts and Sciences. David Rubin, President of academy said that the actors have impacted both the films and society and have huge contribution in filmmaking. Two other recipients Elaine May and Liv Ullmann are also there in the list of four people who will receive the award.
Samuel L Jackson has appeared in more than 100 Films. Rubin said that he is a cultural icon and he has done a variety of work in various genres and has impacted generations worldwide.
Glover will receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian award for his work towards human rights and justice. Currently he is UNICEF’s goodwill ambassador.