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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 49 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Release of his Album, "Peep This" (Fox/RCA/BMG Records 07863-66436). 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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(2005) When I was growing up in Terrell, Texas, I felt that it was not where I was supposed to be. I knew that I was meant for a different destination. I think that the minute I was born, there was something inside telling me where I would go, it's like energy-an intangible destiny. And if you have someone to help clear your way ahead, it will take you where you're meant to go. (2005) See more »

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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