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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:

Posthumous release of Aaliyah's music video for "Miss You," directed by Darren Grant, and featuring appearances by DMX; Missy Elliott; Toni Braxton; Tweety; Stephen Garrett; Jamie Foxx; Quincy Jones; and Ananda Lewis; among others. See more »

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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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I faced racism as a kid and I felt like I knew the DNA of the script because I had lived it. I already had pieces of Django inside me and I could bring that to the character. I don't trip on the racial stuff. I get it. I don't trip on the word nigger. I've heard it, it's been said. My life prepared me for this. See more »

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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