Date: 25th May 2001
SAMUEL L JACKSON will get the surprise of his life tonight (25MAY01) - when pal ROBERT DE NIRO makes a rare TV appearance to present him with an award.
The FOX TV awards, which "honour black Americans for courage and tenacity in the face of adversity", are co-hosted by STEVE HARVEY and D. L. HUGHLEY.
De Niro co-starred with Jackson in QUENTIN TARANTINO's 1997 hit film JACKIE BROWN (1997). (NFA/WNWCPS)