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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 & 71 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Public Service Announcement (PSA) TV commercial for The ONE Campaign (www.one.org). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

[on riding a galloping horse in Django Unchained (2012)] On the outside, I look like Django, but on the inside I was Little Richard. "Oh no, Jesus! Jesus! Jesus, stop this horse!" See more »

Trivia:

His "SSG Sykes" character in Jarhead (2005) ironically took place the same time (during the Gulf War of 1990) as his In Living Color (1990) stint. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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