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Jamie Foxx


Jamie's mother, Louise, was an adopted child. When her marriage to his father failed, his grandparents, Mark and Estelle Talley, stepped in and, at age 7 months, adopted him too. He says he had a very rigid upbringing that placed him in the Boy Scouts and the church choir. During high school, he played quarterback for his high school team and was ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Rio 2
Nico (voice)
 2011 Rio
Nico (voice)
 2010 Due Date
Darryl
 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
 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
 1992-1993 Roc (TV Series)
Crazy George
- The Graduate (1993) ... Crazy George
- Garbage Man's Apprentice (1993) ... Crazy George
- Sheila in the House (1993) ... Crazy George
- To Love and Die on Emerson Street: Part 2 (1993) ... Crazy George
- Crazy George in Love (1993) ... Crazy George
 1992 Toys
Baker
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Other Works:

Music video for Busta Rhymes: "Pass The Courvoisier" See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Interviews | 16 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 12 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:

(2005) When I was growing up in Terrell, Texas, I felt that it was not where I was supposed to be. I knew that I was meant for a different destination. I think that the minute I was born, there was something inside telling me where I would go, it's like energy-an intangible destiny. And if you have someone to help clear your way ahead, it will take you where you're meant to go. (2005) See more »

Trivia:

On January 25th, 2005, he became one of the elite eleven thespians to have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year for their achievements in two different movies. The other nine are Fay Bainter, Teresa Wright, Cate Blanchett, Barry Fitzgerald (he has been nominated in both categories for the same role in the same movie), Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, ... See more »

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