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Jamie Foxx

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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

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Variety, 2020-01-15 16:30:23
As the nominations for the 92nd Oscars have shown us, the industry and the Motion Picture Academy have a problem substantially moving the needle on diversity and inclusion. In the last few months, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy, Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen, Lupita Nyong’o and Jamie Foxx have received accolades at awards ...

Jamie Foxx and 'Just Mercy' Costar Michael B. Jordan Party in London
TMZ, 2020-01-13 19:27:38
Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan's latest movie provided the perfect reason to travel to the United Kingdom ... and tear it up at a popular nightclub. The "Just Mercy" costars hit up London's Libertine late Sunday night and mixed in well with the…

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LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-13 13:49:28
Jennifer Lopez and Jamie Foxx were among those snubbed by the Academy during the Oscar nominations 2020

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