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Hollywood actor, from Chattanooga, sets world record

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Samuel L. Jackson has been named the highest grossing actor of all time by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Jackson has grossed an impressive seven and a half billion dollars over the span of his entire film career.

The 62-year-old actor has appeared in more than 100 films from "Pulp Fiction" to "Star Wars."

Many are not surprised by Jackson's record-breaking sales.

Jackson is also one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood, averaging three to four films a year.

Jackson appeared in six movies in 2010.

Jackson grew up in Chattanooga.

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