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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

Jamie Foxx Confused and Amused by Robot Security in Malibu
TMZ, 2019-02-06 22:39:00
Jamie Foxx must be thinking J.J. Abrams is shooting a movie on the streets of Malibu -- 'cause why the hell else would he run into a real-life robot working security at the beach?? The actor was out for lunch with a pal at the Malibu…

Sandra Oh Thanks Alfre Woodard, Jamie Foxx and Fellow Actors in Heartfelt SAG Awards Speech
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-01-27 18:02:27
The actress took home the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.

Adam Sandler, Jamie Foxx Come Through Strong at Charity Softball Game for CA Victims
TMZ, 2019-01-14 13:50:00
Some of biggest stars in the world -- from Adam Sandler to Jamie Foxx to Baker Mayfield -- came out to Malibu to play in a celeb softball game Sunday to raise a ton of money for a great cause.  It was all for the California Strong charity ...…

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