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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 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:

Release of his album, "Unpredictable". See more »

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13 Interviews | 18 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Eric Bishop


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. Whether that's the truth or not, I'm definitely going out there with my mic and my shield to declare, "I am here to save R&B." I will have the people saying, "Sire, there is a man at the musical gates saying he is here to save R&B." See more »


He often impersonated Ray Charles when he was a cast member on In Living Color (1990), satirizing Charles' 1992 Diet Pepsi advertisements. See more »

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