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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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Filmography

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 2014 Rio 2
Nico (voice)
 2011 Rio
Nico (voice)
 2010 Due Date
Darryl
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Jamie Foxx
 2010 Malice N Wonderland (Video short)
Cheshire Cool
 2004/I Ray
Ray Charles
 2004 Collateral
Max
 2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (TV Movie)
Stan 'Tookie' Williams
 2003 Shade
Larry Jennings
 2001 Date from Hell (Short)
 1999 Held Up
Michael
 1997 Booty Call
Bunz
 1996 The Great White Hype
Hassan El Ruk'n
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
Woody
- Driving Miss Moesha (1996) ... Woody
 1996 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
Coach Armstrong
- Rivals (1996) ... Coach Armstrong
 1996 C-Bear and Jamal (TV Series) (voice)
 1991-1994 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... Various
- Episode dated 28 April 1994 (1994) ... Various
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... Various
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... Various
- Thugs (1994) ... Various
 1992 Toys
Baker
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Other Works:

Release of Snoop Dogg's music video for "I Wanna Rock," which featured Jamie Foxx. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

You know what? I never really factor Hollywood into anything. I'm a black actor, so I can't really control what Hollywood thinks. I gotta go do my thing, and my jokes have got to be funny. Whatever I do has got to be great. See more »

Trivia:

At the 2005 Grammy Awards, he performed "Georgia on my Mind" with Alicia Keys as a tribute to Ray Charles, whom he portrayed in Ray (2004) the previous year and became good friends with him before he passed away. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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