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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

In the news

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Variety, 2020-03-18 00:43:15
In today’s film news roundup, Jamie Foxx signs on to direct “When We Pray,” the Garden State Film Festival is going to stream all 240 of its films rather than holding physical events and Courtney B. Vance pitches for the new COVID-19 fund for SAG-AFTRA members. FINANCING Jamie Foxx has ...

Jamie Foxx Uses Hand Sanitizer After Touching Fan, Fears Coronavirus
TMZ, 2020-03-07 18:47:48
Jamie Foxx isn't about to let a little thing like the coronavirus stop him from interacting with his loyal fans ... that said, he's also NOT not going to wash up after touching 'em. The renaissance man was at the Sunset Room in Hollywood for…

Jamie Foxx Praises Michael B. Jordan, 'Just Mercy' for Elevating Culture
TMZ, 2020-02-25 14:59:13
Jamie Foxx says "Just Mercy" -- the movie he stars in with Michael B. Jordan -- is more than just a movie ... because it's inspiring some real-world change for the better. We got the actor -- who plays wrongly condemned death row inmate Walter…

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