Samuel L Jackson’s celebrates 40th wedding anniversary (Picture: REX/Samuel L Jackson)

Hollywood actor, Samuel L Jackson, was an absolute sweetheart as he paid tribute to his wife on their 40th wedding anniversary.

The Avengers: Endgame actor took to his Instagram to celebrate his and LaTanya Richardson’s big day – no, you’re crying..

Using a dancing metaphor alongside throwback photos of the couple seemingly getting their grooves on, the 71-year-old wrote how the two have ‘moved as one.’

’50 years ago we started dancing, it was all fun & games,’ he wrote. ’40 years ago today, s**t got real! The slow drag of our lives pressed together, I led sometimes, sometimes she did.

‘We finally found that rhythm where there was no leader, we moved as one. We’re still glued together, hip to hip, a holding each other up, not covering as much of the floor, but owning & loving the space that’s ours.’

He continued: ‘HAPPY ANNIVERSARY @ltjackson_ Love 💕 You for keeping me on my toes & on the beat for 18,250 days. You make my soul 🎶 sing‼️Don’t change the tune, we’re not done dancing🖤🖤🖤🖤💗’

In 2018, LaTanya had shared the secret to a long-lasting marriage.

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