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Jamie Foxx

Actor / Writer / Comedian / Film Producer / Pianist / Songwriter | * 12/13/1967 (52) | Terrell, Texas, USA
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Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, comedian, television presenter, and record producer. Foxx became widely known for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray, for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. 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. Other acting roles include Staff Sergeant Sykes in Jarhead (2005), record executive Curtis Taylor Jr. in Dreamgirls (2006), Detective Ricardo Tubbs in the 2006 film adaptation of TV series ()
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Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), professionally known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, stand-up comedian, and talk radio host. As an actor, his work in the film Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a musical/comedy. He is also a Grammy Award winning musician, producing two albums which have charted highly on the Billboard 200: Unpredictable, which topped the chart, and Intuition. Foxx was abandoned seven months after birth, and was subsequently adopted and raised in Terrell by his mother's adoptive parents, Estelle and Mark Talley. Foxx had a strict Baptist upbringing and began piano lessons at the age of five by his grandmother's orders. He has often acknowledged his grandmother's influence in his life as one of the greatest reasons for his success. When he found that female comedians were often called first to perform, he changed his name to Jamie Foxx, feeling that it was an ambiguous enough name to disallow any biases. He chose his surname as a tribute to comedian Redd Foxx. From 1996 to 2001, Foxx starred in his own sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, and in 1992 he made his film debut in Toys a comedy directed by Barry Levinson. Following Toys, his first dramatic role came in Oliver Stone's 1999 film Any Given Sunday, where he portrayed a hard-partying American football player. Foxx has since evolved into a respected dramatic actor. Foxx was featured as taxi driver Max Durocher in the film Collateral alongside Tom Cruise, for which he received outstanding reviews and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His standout performance, however, was his portrayal of Ray Charles in the biopic Ray (2004), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Foxx is the second male in history to receive two acting Oscar nominations in the same year for two different movies, Collateral and Ray. In September 2007, Foxx was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Jamie Foxx

Academy Award for Best Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Jamie Foxx as Actor(80)

as Max Dillon / Electro2021 Untitled Spider-Man 3
as Joe Gardner (voice)2021 Untitled Pixar Animation Project
as (rumored)2020 The Wild Bunch
as Albert Francis "Al" Simmons / Spawn2020 Spawn
as Malik / Xavier2020 All-Star Weekend
as Mike Tyson2020 Untitled Mike Tyson Biopic
as Walter McMillian2019 Just Mercy
as Himself - Actor2019 QT8: The First Eight
as himself2019 The Apollo
as himself2019 The Black Godfather
as Yahya / John2018 Robin Hood
as Vincent Downs2017 Sleepless
as Leon "Bats" Jefferson III2017 Baby Driver
as himself2017 Dying Laughing
as himself2014 The Concert for Valor
as Nico (voice)2014 Rio 2
as Max Dillon / Electro2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
as Django (uncredited)2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
as William "Will" Stacks2014 Annie
as Dean "Motherfucker" Jones2014 Horrible Bosses 2
as President James Sawyer2013 White House Down
as hinself2013 Any Given Tuesday
as himself2012 Always Whitney Houston
as Django Freeman2012 Django Unchained
as Nico (voice)2011 Rio
as himself2011 A Man's Story
as Motherfucker Jones2011 Horrible Bosses
as Darryl2010 Due Date
as himself2010 I'm Still Here
as Kelvin Moore2010 Valentine's Day
as himself2010 Thunder Soul
as Nick Rice2009 Law Abiding Citizen
as Nathaniel Ayers2009 The Soloist
as Ronald Fleury2007 The Kingdom
as Curtis Taylor Jr.2006 Dreamgirls
as Detective Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs2006 Miami Vice
as Henry Purcell2005 Stealth
as Staff Sgt. Sykes2005 Jarhead
as Himself (segment "Slow Jamz")2005 Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology
as Quincy Watson2004 Breakin' All the Rules
as Ray Charles2004 Ray
as Max Durocher2004 Collateral
as Larry Jennings2003 Shade
as Drew 'Bundini' Brown2001 Ali
as Alvin Sanders2000 Bait
as Willie Beamen1999 Any Given Sunday
as Michael1999 Held Up
as Bunz1997 Booty Call
as Baker1992 Toys

TV Shows/Series with Jamie Foxx as Actor(39)

as Himself - Guest Panelist2019 The Masked Singer
as Watch Man / Simon Hammerstein (voice)2017 Neo Yokio
as Himself - Host2017 Beat Shazam
as himself2017 The F Word
as himself2017 Carpool Karaoke
as himself2017 White Famous
as Jackie Robinson (Voice)2016 Jackie Robinson
as himself2015 Jay Leno's Garage
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
1998 TRL
as Jamie King1996 The Jamie Foxx Show
1996 Moesha
1991 Roc
as Himself - Host1984 MTV Video Music Awards
as Inspecteur Ricardo Tubbs1984 Miami Vice
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Movies with Jamie Foxx as Crew(12)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Day Shift
Production/Producer2020 The Burial
Directing/Director2020 All-Star Weekend
Production/Producer2020 All-Star Weekend
Writing/Writer2020 All-Star Weekend
Production/Producer2020 Geechee
Directing/Director2011 Night Tales
Production/Executive Producer2010 Thunder Soul
Production/Executive Producer2002 Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security

TV Shows/Series with Jamie Foxx as Crew(4)

Production/Producer2011 In the Flow with Affion Crockett
Production/Producer2008 From G's to Gents
Directing/Director1996 The Jamie Foxx Show
Production/Producer1996 The Jamie Foxx Show

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Jamie Eric Marlon Foxx
Born: Wednesday, 12/13 1967 (December) in Terrell (current age: 52 years + 357 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Record Label: 20th Century Fox Records, J Records, RCA Records
Net worth estimate: 85,000,000 USD
Children: Corinne Foxx
Other names for Jamie Foxx (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"جيمي فوكس"
"Джейми Фокс"
"제이미 폭스"
"ジェイミー・フォックス"
"เจมี ฟ็อกซ์"
"傑米·福克斯"
"Eric Marlon Bishop"
"Τζέιμι Φοξ"
Jamie Foxx frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (35x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Samuel L. Jackson (22x, Actor)
Ben Stiller (17x, Actor)
Chris Rock (17x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (16x, Actor)
Jim Carrey (15x, Actor)
Martin Short (15x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (15x, Actress)
Janet Jackson (15x, Actress)
Charlize Theron (14x, Actress)
Michael Mann (11x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:532, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/27/2020