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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 grandparents, Mark and Estelle Talley, stepped in and, at age 7 months, adopted Jamie too. ... See full bio »

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Appeared in music video for "Yes" by LMFAO. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Interviews | 16 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eric Bishop

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on working with Quentin Tarantino on 'Django Unchained'] Quentin took the right steps. He shot it eloquently, and with every take he 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 scene... See more »

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When he sings "I Got a Woman" for Ray (2004), he recites almost the same backup refrain in Kanye West's "Gold Digger". See more »

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