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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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Public Service Announcement (PSA) TV commercial for The ONE Campaign ( 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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(2010, on staying grounded) My homies that are around me never give me that 'star pass.' I've hung out with some stars who are playing basketball and everyone let's them score all the baskets. Shooting pool, they let them make all the shots. My homies don't let me get away with that. Also, I think having that comic gene kind of makes you look at things in a different way. If you take yourself so ... See more »


Attended the premiere of The Kingdom (2007) in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Oct. 1st. See more »

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