That was over 18 years ago in 2003.
Today he is 72, and has starred in 175 movies in total, 95 since Basic was released.
In Basic, I think Samuel L. Jackson looks:
Basic scores 6.2 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Samuel L. Jackson's first acting role was as 'Stan' in Together For Days, released in 1972 when he was 23.