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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 series Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security
Latest Project:
Movie All-Star Weekend 2019-02-22
Known For
Poster of Annie
Poster of Plies: Goon In the Trap
Poster of DJ SWB Volume 6 - This Is How We Do
Poster of MTV Video Music Awards
Movie All-Star Weekend Malik / Xavier 2019-02-22
Movie Kane & Lynch Lynch 2019
Series Jamie Foxx: Straight from the Foxxhole Unknown 2018
Movie Sleepless - Eine tödliche Nacht Vincent Downs 2017-01-12
Movie Dying Laughing Himself 2017-02-24
Movie Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic! Himself 2017-11-22
Series JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald 2017-11-06
Movie Baby Driver Leon "Bats" Jefferson III 2017-06-28
Movie Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life Himself 2017-06-08
Movie Rio 2 - Dschungelfieber Nico (voice) 2014-03-19
Series Dreimal Manon Wanda Wayne 2014-04-10
Movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro Max Dillon / Electro 2014-04-16
Movie Kill the Boss 2 Dean "MF" Jones 2014-11-26
Movie The Concert for Valor Himself 2014-11-11
Movie A Million Ways to Die in the West Django (uncredited) 2014-05-22
Movie Annie William "Will" Stacks 2014-12-19
Movie David Blaine: Real or Magic Himself 2013-11-19
Movie White House Down President James Sawyer 2013-06-27
Movie Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012-11-14
Movie Django Unchained Django Freeman 2012-12-25
Movie Always Whitney Houston 2012-01-01
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie Kill the Boss Motherfucker Jones 2011-07-08
Movie Plies: Goon In the Trap 2010-02-09
Movie Stichtag Darryl 2010-11-04
Movie Valentinstag Kelvin Moore 2010-02-10
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Der Solist Nathaniel Ayers 2009-04-24
Movie Gesetz der Rache Nick Rice 2009-10-15
Movie DJ SWB Volume 6 - This Is How We Do 2009-02-09
Movie Mistarello Presents: Hard Body Blends Volume 4 2009-05-27
Series Monogatari Nico (voice) 2009-07-03
Movie DJ Juice - The King is Back Mixtape Blend Dvd Vol. 70 2009-07-06
Movie Rezerwat Unknown 2007-09-17
Movie Dreamgirls Curtis Taylor Jr. 2006-12-25
Movie Miami Vice Detective Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs 2006-08-24
Movie Stealth - Unter dem Radar Lt. Henry Purcell 2005-09-15
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Himself 2004-10-07
Movie Breakin' All the Rules Quincy Watson 2004-10-07
Movie Redemption – Früchte des Zorns 2004-03-03
Movie Collateral Max Durocher 2004-08-04
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Shade - Heißes Spiel in Las Vegas Larry Jennings 2003-05-18
Movie Jamie Foxx Unleashed: Lost, Stolen and Leaked! 2003-03-25
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Love Letter Ray Charles 2003-02-10
Series Driven Unknown 2002-01-15
Movie Spy Kids Unknown 2001-03-18
Movie Ali Drew 'Bundini' Brown 2001-12-11
Series Hard Knocks Unknown 2001-08-01
Series 106 & Park Unknown 2000-09-11
Movie Bait - Fette Beute Alvin Sanders 2000-09-14
Movie Held Up Michael 1999-10-08
Movie An jedem verdammten Sonntag Willie Beamen 1999-12-16
Movie Les Misérables 1998-05-01
Movie The Players Club 1998-04-08
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Booty Call - One-Night Stand mit Hindernissen Bunz 1997-02-26
Series The Gregory Hines Show Himself 1997-09-15
Movie Lügen haben lange Beine 1996-04-26
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Great white Hype - Eine K.O.mödie 1996-05-03
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Eiskalte Leidenschaft Unknown 1992-02-07
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Toys Baker 1992-12-18
Series Melrose Place Ronald Fleury 1992-07-08
Series Star Wars: Droids Staff Sgt. Sykes 1985-09-07
Series MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 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 Rendezvous mit unbekannt Himself 1969-10-08
Series The Grammy Awards Unknown 1959-05-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20
Series Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security Unknown 0