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 good enough that he got press in Dallas newspapers...See full bio »
(performer: "Route 66", "Straighten Up and Fly Right", "I Got a Woman", "Mary Ann", "Hit the Road Jack")
1999Any Given Sunday
(writer: "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY", "MY NAME IS WILLIE", "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY OUTRO" / performer: "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY", "MY NAME IS WILLIE", "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY OUTRO" / producer: "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY", "MY NAME IS WILLIE", "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY OUTRO")
2005The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards
(TV special documentary)
Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Motion Picture [Musical or Comedy]/Nominee: Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Made for TV Movie
(2010, on staying grounded) My homies that are around me never give me that 'star pass.' I've hung out with some stars who are playing basketball and everyone let's them score all the baskets. Shooting pool, they let them make all the shots. My homies don't let me get away with that. Also, I think having that comic gene kind of makes you look at things in a different way...
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His three Golden Globe nominations were announced on his 37th birthday.
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