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Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Eric Morlon Bishop

Birth Date :

December 13, 1967

Birth Place :

Terrell, Texas, USA

Claim to fame :

As Willie Beamen in "Any Given Sunday" (1999)

Biography


Landed his first US TV music special, "Jamie Foxx: Unpredictable", slated to be aired on NBC by January 25, 2006, Jamie Foxx finally encountered the highlight in his singing career as his second album, "Unpredictable", soared to take the top spot on The Billboard 200, subsequently directing him to become the fourth artist ever to have become an Academy Award winner and to make a number-one album on the Billboard charts. One of the presenters at the prestigious 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards held on January 16, this charming star is likely to continue creating another success with appearances in a series of high-profiles film features namely "Miami Vice" (2006), "Dreamgirls" (2006), "Damage Control" (2007), "The Kingdom" (2007), plus "Blood on the Leaves" (2007).

Born Eric Morlon Bishop on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas, people know him as the American actor, Jamie Foxx. To divorce with her husband, his mother Loise, let Foxx be adopted by her parents, Mark and Esther Talley, when he was still seven months old. Wanted to be able to play piano, Foxx got his first piano lessons at the age three at his grandmother's insistence.

Latest News


Video: Jamie Foxx Denies Katie Holmes Dating Rumors

March 21, 2015 01:47:52 GMT

has shot down rumors that he's romancing . The "" actor was caught by a paparazzo on Friday, March 20 while walking back to his car after visiting an ATM in Westlake.
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Katie Holmes Reportedly Seeing Jamie Foxx for More Than a Year

March 18, 2015 02:33:03 GMT

has sparked dating rumors again. Multiple sources tell PEOPLE that the pair have been spending a lot of time together for over a year. However, it's nothing serious between them and sources don't expect Katie to take things to the next level with Jamie.
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Martin Scorsese to Direct Mike Tyson Biopic Starring Jamie Foxx

March 13, 2015 21:53:51 GMT

The upcoming biopic has apparently secured a notable director at the helm. Oscar winner Martin Scorsese is set to direct the untitled flick. Breaking the news is actor who is expected to play the famous boxer in the new movie.
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Jamie Foxx Releases New Song 'You Changed Me' Ft. Chris Brown

March 13, 2015 04:50:16 GMT

Following some leaks of his songs, officially shared a new track on Thursday, March 12. Titled "You Changed Me", the slow-tempo R&B jam produced by Boi-1da and Vinylz features guest vocals from .
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Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and More Attend 'Annie' Premiere

December 08, 2014 07:51:32 GMT

The cast of "" gathered in New York City for the premiere of the musical flick at the Ziegfeld Theater on Sunday, December 7. Oscar-nominated actress who plays the titular character was joined by her co-stars , , as well as , and among others.
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Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis Bonding in 'Annie' Final Trailer

November 04, 2014 21:57:22 GMT

"" final trailer is available for viewing pleasure ahead of the theatrical release on December 19. plays a wealthy politician who decides to take an orphan () in to make a good impression on press.
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Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in Biopic

July 31, 2014 06:01:13 GMT

lands a lead role in a biopic about , Variety learns. The feature film is scripted by Terence Winter who got an Oscar nomination for penning "". Rick Yorn, who is Foxx's manager, will serve as a producer.
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First Trailer of 'Horrible Bosses 2' Continues the Funny

July 02, 2014 00:42:59 GMT

The new teaser trailer of "" sees the familiar faces returning to the sequel. , and are now trying to step up the game by launching their own business but a slick investor ruins their plan.
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Anne Hathaway Brightens Up 'Rio 2' Premiere in Miami

March 24, 2014 08:05:49 GMT

"" voice cast members went to Miami this past weekend to celebrate the movie's premiere. was dazzling in a strapless color-block blue-and-orange frock from Roksanda Ilincic's Pre-Autumn/Winter 2014 collection. She paired it with Charlotte Olympia lilac shoes.
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Kevin Hart and Jamie Foxx in Talks for 'The Black Phantom'

March 12, 2014 03:48:47 GMT

and are in negotiations to star in Screen Gems' "". The film will reunite Hart with "" director Tim Story and producer Will Packer who is set to produce it along with Will Gluck.
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Jamie Foxx on Katie Holmes Dating Rumor: It's '100 Percent Not True'

October 16, 2013 03:23:22 GMT

has shot down rumors that he's dating 's ex-wife, . Speaking with Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell, the President James Sawyer of "" insists they're relationship is platonic despite reports stating otherwise.
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Jamie Foxx Could Play Martin Luther King Jr. for Oliver Stone

October 11, 2013 04:21:56 GMT

Actor and director Oliver Stone could reunite in the next movie. The former is in talks to portray the titular civil rights leader in an , while the latter is in negotiations to direct the project.
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Jamie Foxx Confirms Sinister Six Talks for 'Amazing Spider-Man' Franchise

September 14, 2013 04:51:16 GMT

The idea of bringing together Spider-Man's greatest enemies to take down the hero has long been the subject of discussions among comic book fans, and now confirms that filmmakers have indeed talked about the possibility to make it happen. "Yes, they actually talked about it, the Sinister Six," so he says.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx to Reteam for 'Mean Business on North Ganson Street'

June 28, 2013 04:43:47 GMT

is set to reunite with "" co-star for Warner Bros.' newest project, Deadline learns. After starring as Jay Gatsby in Baz Luhrmann's Jazz age drama "", DiCaprio will act opposite Foxx in "".
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Jamie Foxx in Talks to Father 'Annie'

April 30, 2013 03:52:27 GMT

All-round entertainer may land a role that requires him to sing as well as act in his next project. The "" actor is reportedly in negotiations to star in "", Sony's adaptation of Harold Gray's comic strip "Little Orphan Annie". Foxx is expected to act opposite in the film.
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Taylor Swift Pays $17 Million Cash for Rhode Island Mansion

April 29, 2013 09:19:02 GMT

A few weeks after being spotted house-hunting with her parents and brother, purchased a mansion in Rhode Island. The house was originally listed for $20 million, but the 23-year-old country singer managed to ask the seller to reduce the price to $17.75 million. Swift reportedly wired over the money soon after the deal was reached.
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'Amazing Spider-Man 2' New Set Video and Pics: Spidey Helps Jamie Foxx Out

April 29, 2013 09:17:27 GMT

Photos and a video taken from the filming location of Marc Webb's "" in New York City on April 28 tease and in action. The scene they rehearsed and shot might be the first encounter between Spider-Man and Max Dillon, who will turn into Spidey's villain Electro.
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First Look at Jamie Foxx as Electro on 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Set Surfaces

April 16, 2013 08:08:20 GMT

How will look as Electro in "" has been teased in set photos. Taken during the filming in Times Square on Monday, April 15, one of the images gives a clear look at the actor's face, which was covered in blue makeup.
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More Than Half of Justin Bieber's Twitter Followers Are Fake

April 12, 2013 08:12:39 GMT

may not be as popular as it seems, despite being the most-followed person on Twitter. SocialBakers reveals that nearly half of 37 million accounts following Bieber are fake and inactive. According to the social media statistic, the 19-year-old Canadian singer "only" has about 17.8 million real and active followers.
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Jamie Foxx to Receive MTV's Honorary Generation Award

April 12, 2013 08:00:56 GMT

This year's MTV Movie Awards will see the recognition of 's big contribution in the entertainment industry. The 45-year-old actor, who also remains active as a musician and comedian, is set to receive MTV's Generation Award at the ceremony which will be held on Sunday, April 14.
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Greg Gutfeld Calls Jim Carrey's Complaint About Fox News 'a Complete Meltdown'

March 30, 2013 02:01:42 GMT

Fox News' hosts have responded to 's statement, through which the actor blasted the channel for constantly criticizing him over his "Cold Dead Hand" video. On Friday, March 29, Greg Gutfeld said on his show "The Five", "Jimmy mocked Mr. Heston but won't respond to me - yet," referring to his invite to Carrey for a debate about the parody video on Fox News.
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Martin Scorsese to Turn 'Gangs of New York' Into TV Series

March 29, 2013 09:16:04 GMT

Martin Scorsese is going to bring "Gangs of New York" to the small screen. The notable filmmaker and Mirimax announce that they are developing a TV series based on the 2002 fictional historical drama which Scorsese directed.
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B.J. Novak Confirmed to Star in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

March 29, 2013 08:48:29 GMT

Director Marc Webb has taken to Twitter to confirm that officially joins "". Webb posted a new on-set image featuring Novak along with a caption read, "Day 38. A supposed rumor about a Dunder-Mifflin takeover of Oscorp? @bjnovak."
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Kidnapped Concert Promoter Suing Nas for $10 Million

December 22, 2012 18:59:05 GMT

A concert promoter filed a lawsuit against rapper on Friday, December 19, asking for $10 million. Patrick Allocco claimed in his lawsuit that Nas' no-show at a concert in Angola had resulted in him being kidnapped and tortured a year ago.
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'Leverage' Won't Return After Christmas Episode

December 22, 2012 18:27:20 GMT

There's only one more episode of "" before the series closes the door for good. TNT has decided not to renew the drama/comedy series for a sixth season and will air the upcoming Tuesday, December 25 episode as the series finale.
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Video: Beyonce, Jon Hamm and More Speak Against Gun Violence

December 22, 2012 17:19:23 GMT

In the wake of recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, celebrities have joined forces to end gun violence. , , , and many more appeared in a PSA to support the anti-gun movement.
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Jamie Foxx Dishes on His Vision of Potential 'Django Unchained' Sequel

December 20, 2012 09:41:15 GMT

In less than a week, "" will greet moviegoers as it opens Stateside on Christmas Day. Building the anticipation to the release of the spaghetti Western film, lead actor takes some time to promote the movie on Vanity Fair, where he discusses his vision if there's a chance to reprise his titular role in a possible sequel.
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L.A. Film Critics Choose 'Amour' as Best Film of the Year

December 10, 2012 03:23:44 GMT

After New York Film Critics Circle revealed its winners last week, this time it's Los Angeles Film Critics Association which announced the winners of its awards on Sunday, December 9. Naming Michael Haneke's romantic drama "" its Best Film of the year, the association also hailed Paul Thomas Anderson's "" as the runner-up for the coveted title.
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Videos: Ne-Yo Performs on 'Saturday Night Live' for the First Time

December 10, 2012 03:08:33 GMT

R&B crooner fulfilled one of his longtime dreams over the weekend when he performed two hits from his latest album " (Realizing Every Dream)" on the highly popular TV show "". That was the rapper/singer's first time to take the stage of the famous variety show. He also supported actor/singer who was taking on the hosting role for the second time.
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Video: Jamie Foxx Mocks President Obama, Takes on Tyler Perry on 'SNL'

December 10, 2012 02:54:56 GMT

touched a risky issue during his "" hosting gig. The actor declared that "black is the new white" and gave a proof by pointing out that his "" character, a former slave, killed "all white people in the movie."
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