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Jamie Foxx was born Eric Marlon Bishop in Terrell, Texas, to Louise Annette Talley and Darrell Bishop, who worked as a stockbroker and had later changed his name to Shahid Abdula. His mother was an adopted child. When her marriage to his father failed, his grandparents, Mark and Estelle Talley, stepped in and, at age 7 months, adopted Jamie too. ... See full bio »

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  Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun? (announced)
Reginald Lewis (rumored)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (completed)
Dean 'MF' Jones
 2014 Rio 2
Nico (voice)
 2011 Rio
Nico (voice)
 2010 Due Date
Darryl
 2010 Malice N Wonderland (Video short)
Cheshire Cool
 2004/I Ray
Ray Charles
 2004 Collateral
Max
 2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (TV Movie)
Stan 'Tookie' Williams
 2001 Date from Hell (Short)
 1999 Held Up
Michael
 1997 Booty Call
Bunz
 1996 The Great White Hype
Hassan El Ruk'n
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
Woody
- Driving Miss Moesha (1996) ... Woody
 1996 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
Coach Armstrong
- Rivals (1996) ... Coach Armstrong
 1996 C-Bear and Jamal (TV Series) (voice)
 1991-1994 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... Various
- Episode dated 28 April 1994 (1994) ... Various
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... Various
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... Various
- Thugs (1994) ... Various
 1992 Toys
Baker
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Other Works:

Featured on Twista and Kanye West's song and video "Slow Jamz". See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Interviews | 16 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eric Bishop

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2005) I'm a real person, and I'm angry. I'm trying to use this celebrity thing to get people some help. AIDS, poverty, racism-I want to be one of the hands that helps stop all that. I'll put it on my shoulders. I'll charge it to my account."I don't look around to see what others are doing. No, I see me. And I feel in my own heart that I'm not doing enough. I want to do more. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 8 actors to have won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Critics' Choice Award, and SAG Award for the same performance. The others in chronological order are Geoffrey Rush for Shine (1996), Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote (2005), Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006), 'Javier Bardem' for No Country for Old Men (2007), Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be ... See more »

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