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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 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 49 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Featured in Kanye West's song and music video, "Gold Digger", directed by Hype Williams. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Interviews | 17 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 13 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 Academy Awards acceptance speech for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Ray (2004)] I guess we got to do it again. "Oh, ah!" Yeah, you're ready. That's for Ray Charles. Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles, for living.

I got so many people to thank tonight. First I want to start it out with Taylor Hackford. Taylor, you took a chance, man. I mean that ... See more »

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His top five favorite songs are "Do Me, Baby" by Prince, "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye, "Always and Forever" by Heatwave, "It's All About the Benjamins" by Sean Combs and "Lady" by Lionel Richie. See more »

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