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Jamie Foxx


Jamie's mother, Louise, 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 him too. He says he had a very rigid upbringing that placed him in the Boy Scouts and the church choir. During high school, he played quarterback for his high school team and was ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
 1992-1993 Roc (TV Series)
Crazy George
- The Graduate (1993) ... Crazy George
- Garbage Man's Apprentice (1993) ... Crazy George
- Sheila in the House (1993) ... Crazy George
- To Love and Die on Emerson Street: Part 2 (1993) ... Crazy George
- Crazy George in Love (1993) ... Crazy George
 1992 Toys
Baker
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Other Works:

2000: TV commercial for Coors Light beer. 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:

When a project becomes magic and special it means that at certain points in the script it parallels your story. See more »

Trivia:

Had the role of Slim in The Wood (1999), but had to drop out when he got the role of Willie Beamen in Any Given Sunday (1999). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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