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Jamie Foxx

Next star: Susan Sarandon
Previous star: Steven Spielberg

Biography

Foxx in Paris in January 2013, at the French premiere of Django Unchained

Source: Wikipedia

Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967),1 known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, and comedian. For his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. That same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the crime film Collateral. Since spring 2017, Foxx has served as the host and executive producer of the Fox game show Beat Shazam.

Fact file

  • Born: Eric Marlon Bishop December 13, 1967 (age 51)Terrell, Texas, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Alliant International University
  • Occupation: Actor singer songwriter record producer comedian
  • Years active: 1989–present
  • Television: The Jamie Foxx ShowBeat ShazamWhite FamousI Might Need SecurityStraight from the Foxxhole
  • Children: 2 (including Corinne)
  • Medium: Stand-up television film music
  • Genres: Observational comedy surreal humor blue comedy musical comedy sketch comedy satire
  • Subject(s): African-American culture current events everyday life pop culture race relations racism human sexuality
  • Genres: R&B soul pop hip hop comedy
  • Instruments: Vocals piano keyboards
  • Labels: 20th Century Fox J RCA
  • Associated acts: Chris Brown Justin Timberlake Kanye West Keith Murray Ludacris Tank T-Pain T.I. The-Dream Twista
  • Website: www.jamiefoxxmusic.com

Read more about Jamie Foxx at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Jamie Foxx and Kate Beckinsale Get Close At Fancy Party
TMZ, 2019-11-15 19:44:47
Jamie Foxx couldn't keep his hands off Kate Beckinsale at a fancy party ... and the timing is interesting considering both are recently single. Jamie and Kate looked pretty comfortable with each other Thursday night at Catch LA, dressed to the…

Watch the First Trailer For Pixar's 'Soul' With Jamie Foxx, Questlove and Tina Fey
Billboard, 2019-11-07 16:15:01
"What do you want to be remembered for?" That's the central question behind the latest Pixar film Soul, which unveiled its first...

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Variety, 2019-11-07 14:25:23
What do you want to be remembered for? That’s the central question at “Soul,” Disney and Pixar’s upcoming existential animated adventure about a middle school music teacher (voiced by Jamie Foxx) who dreams of being a jazz performer. “We only have a short time on this planet,” Foxx’s character Joe ...

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