HWOF

Search

About this star

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

TIFF: Michael B. Jordan plays a 'real-life superhero' in legal drama 'Just Mercy'
USA Today Movies, 2019-09-07 06:42:57
Michael B. Jordan plays a legal hero in 'Just Mercy,' which he premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival with Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson.        

Michael B. Jordan tackles injustice with Jamie Foxx in 'Just Mercy'
USA Today Movies, 2019-09-07 06:25:39
Michael B. Jordan stars as a death-row lawyer and Jamie Foxx is his client in "Just Mercy," co-starring Brie Larson and based on a true story.        

Toronto Film Festival cheers 'Just Mercy' as Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan enter the Oscar race
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-09-07 05:32:05
The legal drama "Just Mercy" premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, and stars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx are already earning Oscar buzz.

Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

Find out more about this area

From here you can:

Nearby you will also find Martin Scorsese, George Eastman, Charlize Theron, Victoria's Secret Angels, Johnny Grant, Nicole Kidman, Earl Lestz, Los Angeles Dodgers, Halle Berry, Steven Spielberg, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Whoopi Goldberg, Leonard Goldberg, and many others.