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Jamie Foxx

Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), professionally known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, stand-up comedian, and talk radio host. As an actor, his work in the film Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a musical/comedy. He is also a Grammy Award winning musician, producing two albums which have charted highly on the Billboard 200: Unpredictable, which topped the chart, and Intuition. Foxx was abandoned seven months after birth, and was subsequently adopted and raised in Terrell by his mother's adoptive parents, Estelle and Mark Talley. Foxx had a strict Baptist upbringing and began piano lessons at the age of five by his grandmother's orders. He has often acknowledged his grandmother's influence in his life as one of the greatest reasons for his success. When he found that female comedians were often called first to perform, he changed his name to Jamie Foxx, feeling that it was an ambiguous enough name to disallow any biases. He chose his surname as a tribute to comedian Redd Foxx. From 1996 to 2001, Foxx starred in his own sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, and in 1992 he made his film debut in Toys a comedy directed by Barry Levinson. Following Toys, his first dramatic role came in Oliver Stone's 1999 film Any Given Sunday, where he portrayed a hard-partying American football player. Foxx has since evolved into a respected dramatic actor. Foxx was featured as taxi driver Max Durocher in the film Collateral alongside Tom Cruise, for which he received outstanding reviews and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His standout performance, however, was his portrayal of Ray Charles in the biopic Ray (2004), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Foxx is the second male in history to receive two acting Oscar nominations in the same year for two different movies, Collateral and Ray. In September 2007, Foxx was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Dec 13, 1967 In Terrell, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Spawn
Latest Project:
Pelicula All-Star Weekend 2019-02-22
Known For
Poster of The Ridiculous 6
Poster of Corrupción en Miami
Poster of Driven
Poster of Ali
Pelicula The Skank Robbers Wanda Wayne 2019
Pelicula All-Star Weekend Malik / Xavier 2019-02-22
Series Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security Unknown 2019
Pelicula Spawn Albert Francis "Al" Simmons / Spawn 2019
Pelicula Robin Hood Little John 2018-09-01
Pelicula Dying Laughing Himself 2017-02-24
Pelicula Baby Driver Leon "Bats" Jefferson III 2017-06-28
Pelicula Noche de venganza Vincent Downs 2017-01-12
Series Stranger Things Nico (voice) 2016-07-15
Pelicula The Ridiculous 6 Nico (voice) 2015-12-11
Pelicula Río 2 Nico (voice) 2014-03-19
Pelicula Mil maneras de morder el polvo Django (uncredited) 2014-05-22
Pelicula The Concert for Valor Himself 2014-11-11
Pelicula Annie William "Will" Stacks 2014-12-19
Pelicula Cómo acabar sin tu jefe 2 Dean "MF" Jones 2014-11-26
Pelicula The Amazing Spider-Man 2: El poder de Electro Max Dillon / Electro 2014-04-16
Series Circus Halligalli Unknown 2013-02-25
Pelicula David Blaine: Real or Magic Himself 2013-11-19
Pelicula Asalto al poder President James Sawyer 2013-06-27
Pelicula Django desencadenado Django Freeman 2012-12-25
Pelicula Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012-11-14
Pelicula Always Whitney Houston 2012-01-01
Pelicula Río Nico (voice) 2011-04-03
Pelicula Ozwald Boateng: El hombre mas Cool del mundo Himself 2011-10-08
Pelicula Cómo acabar con tu jefe Motherfucker Jones 2011-07-08
Pelicula Salidos de cuentas Darryl 2010-11-04
Pelicula I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Pelicula Plies: Goon In the Trap 2010-02-09
Pelicula Thunder Soul 2010-03-13
Pelicula Historias de san Valentín Kelvin Moore 2010-02-10
Pelicula DJ SWB Volume 6 - This Is How We Do 2009-02-09
Pelicula DJ Juice - The King is Back Mixtape Blend Dvd Vol. 70 2009-07-06
Pelicula Un ciudadano ejemplar Nick Rice 2009-10-15
Pelicula Mistarello Presents: Hard Body Blends Volume 4 2009-05-27
Pelicula El solista Nathaniel Ayers 2009-04-24
Pelicula Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Himself 2007-12-23
Pelicula La sombra del reino Ronald Fleury 2007-08-22
Pelicula Dreamgirls Curtis Taylor Jr. 2006-12-25
Pelicula Corrupción en Miami Detective Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs 2006-07-27
Pelicula Stealth: La amenaza invisible Lt. Henry Purcell 2005-07-27
Pelicula Jarhead, el infierno espera Staff Sgt. Sykes 2005-11-04
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Pelicula Redención 2004-03-03
Pelicula Collateral Max 2004-08-04
Pelicula Cómo romper con tu pareja Quincy Watson 2004-05-14
Pelicula Ray Ray Charles 2004-10-29
Pelicula Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Himself 2004-10-07
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Pelicula Shade: Juego de asesinos Larry Jennings 2003-05-18
Pelicula Jamie Foxx Unleashed: Lost, Stolen and Leaked! 2003-03-25
Pelicula Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! 2003-01-01
Series Driven Unknown 2002-01-15
Pelicula Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security 2002-02-23
Pelicula Ali Drew 'Bundini' Brown 2001-12-11
Series Hard Knocks Unknown 2001-08-01
Series BET Awards Unknown 2001-06-19
Pelicula Bait Alvin Sanders 2000-09-14
Series 106 & Park Unknown 2000-09-11
Pelicula Secuestro por accidente Michael 1999-10-08
Pelicula Un domingo cualquiera Willie Beamen 1999-12-16
Pelicula The Players Club 1998-04-08
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Pelicula Sexo sí... pero seguro Bunz 1997-02-26
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Pelicula The Great White Hype 1996-05-03
Pelicula La verdad sobre perros y gatos 1996-04-26
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Pelicula Jamie Foxx: Straight from the Foxxhole 1993-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Pelicula Toys: fabricando ilusiones Baker 1992-12-18
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Roc Unknown 1991-08-25
Series In Living Color 1990-04-15
Series MTV Video Music Awards Host - Himself 1984-09-14
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Grammy Awards Unknown 1959-05-04
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14