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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 Defends Jimmy Fallon Over 'SNL' Blackface Incident
TMZ, 2020-05-28 15:00:18
Jamie Foxx wants everyone to leave Jimmy Fallon alone for wearing blackface 20 years ago, and says his buddy has NO reason to apologize. Jamie came to the 'Tonight Show' host's defense with a series of comments on Jimmy's IG post where he did…

Jamie Foxx, Shaq Surprise Utah 5-Year-Old Days After Viral Joyride
TMZ, 2020-05-13 07:40:11
The 5-year-old boy, whose joyride went viral, won't have to dream about driving a Lambo ... a celeb car broker made his dream a reality, with an assist from Jamie Foxx and Shaq. ICYMI ... Adrian Zamarripa was pulled over by Utah Highway Patrol last…

Jamie Foxx's Impressions of Jay-Z, Chappelle & Tyson Are Too Good
TMZ, 2020-05-09 18:46:43
How talented is Jamie Foxx? Talented enough to smoothly slip in and out of his Jay-Z, Dave Chappelle and Mike Tyson impressions ... without skipping a beat. The actor/singer/comedian/all-around-renaissance-man broke down the most famous, and…

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