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Jamie Foxx

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 maternal grandparents, Mark and Estelle Talley, stepped in and, at age 7 months, adopted ... See full bio »

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 2016 Sleepless Night (post-production)
Vincent Downs
 2014 Rio 2
Nico (voice)
 2011 Rio
Nico (voice)
 2010 Due Date
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Jamie Foxx
 2010 Malice N Wonderland (Video short)
Cheshire Cool
 2004/I Ray
Ray Charles
 2004 Collateral
 2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (TV Movie)
Stan 'Tookie' Williams
 2003 Shade
 2001 Date from Hell (Short)
 1999 Held Up
 1997 Booty Call
 1996 The Great White Hype
Hassan El Ruk'n
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
- 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)
- 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
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Coors Light beer. See more »

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13 Interviews | 18 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eric Bishop


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[on working with Quentin Tarantino on Django Unchained (2012)] Quentin took the right steps. He shot it eloquently, and with every take, he stopped to make sure that Kerry Washington and I were doing okay. It was really different because Hollywood is not like that. Hollywood is very much about getting the shot, getting it right, and moving on. Even when we're shooting an incredibly difficult ... See more »


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