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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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 48 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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  Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun? (announced)
Reginald Lewis (rumored)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2
Dean "MF" Jones
 2014 Rio 2
Nico (voice)
 2011 The Brain Storm (Short)
Jamie Foxx
 2011 Rio
Nico (voice)
 2010 Due Date
Darryl
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Jamie Foxx
 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:

Release of the music video for Busta Rhymes single "Pass The Courvoisier, Part II," a remix of "Pass The Courvoisier," and featuring appearances by Mr. T; Spliff Starr; Mo'Nique; Kym Whitley; and Jamie Foxx. 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:

CCH Pounder taught me one thing. She said, "Characters are like putting on a coat. You put the coat on while you work, you take the coat off after it's over. You need that freshness. I know people who stay in character, and it's the worst thing in the world. You can't go out. They're still in their character and the character residue is too much. I like to go do it, flip it on like a light switch... See more »

Trivia:

To play Ray Charles from the years 1949 to 1979 for the movie Ray (2004), he dropped more than 30 pounds, going from 189 to 157. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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