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I faced racism as a kid and I felt like I knew the DNA of the script because I had lived it. I already had pieces of Django inside me and I could bring that to the character. I don't trip on the racial stuff. I get it. I don't trip on the word nigger. I've heard it, it's been said. My life prepared me for this.
He and Holly Hunter
have both won Oscars for playing pianists - and for playing the piano themselves in their respective roles. In 1993, the same year that Hunter won Best Actress, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for The Firm
(1993) in which she appeared opposite Tom Cruise
. In 2004, Foxx was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Collateral
(2004), also opposite Cruise.