Nelson Mandela dies at 95: celebrities pay tribute (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, December 05, 2013

11 of 24: Samuel L. Jackson wrote this on his Twitter page about Nelson Mandela after hearing about his death on Dec. 5, 2013, 'Never met a better person in my life than Nelson Mandela. My sympathy to his family and his country.'

(Pictured: Samuel L. Jackson appears at the New York Premiere of 'The Grandmaster' on Aug. 13, 2013.) ( Photo / Amanda Schwab/