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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 43 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Release of the single and music video, "Live In The Sky," by T.I., both featuring Jamie Foxx, with an appearance in the music video by Forest Whitaker. See more »

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14 Interviews | 18 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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[on working with Quentin Tarantino on Django Unchained (2012)] Quentin took the right steps. He shot it eloquently, and with every take, he stopped to make sure that Kerry Washington and I were doing okay. It was really different because Hollywood is not like that. Hollywood is very much about getting the shot, getting it right, and moving on. Even when we're shooting an incredibly difficult ... See more »

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During 2005 he was nominated nine times for both Best Actor in Ray (2004) and Best Supporting Actor in Collateral (2004). Eight out of those nine times he won Best Actor for Ray (2004) and lost for Best Supporting Actor for "Collateral (2004). See more »

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