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Jamie Foxx


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 ... See full bio »

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

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Coors Light beer. 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:

[on wearing prosthetic eyelids which made him blind in Ray (2004)] After six hours of being blind, you lose the sense of how a person is physically. It was amazing to hear the little buzzing voices all around you. See more »

Trivia:

He often impersonated Ray Charles when he was a cast member on In Living Color (1990), satirizing Charles' 1992 Diet Pepsi advertisements. See more »

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