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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 40 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

2005: Public service announcement for The ONE Campaign [www.one.org] 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:

You know what? I never really factor Hollywood into anything. I'm a black actor, so I can't really control what Hollywood thinks. I gotta go do my thing, and my jokes have got to be funny. Whatever I do has got to be great. See more »

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2/04: Pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace involving charges of battery against a New Orleans policeman in a casino last April. He received two years probation and a $1500 fine. See more »

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