Eric Marlon Bishop, better known by his stage name Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, comedian, songwriter, and 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.
|Born:||Eric Marlon Bishop, December 13, 1967, Terrell, Texas, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Alliant International University|
|Occupation:||Actor, singer, comedian, songwriter, producer|
|Television:||The Jamie Foxx Show, Beat Shazam, White Famous|
|Children:||2 (including Corinne)|
|Twitter:||Jamie Foxx's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Jamie Foxx's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Jamie Foxx's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Jamie Foxx's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Jamie Foxx's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Jamie Foxx's Spotify|
|SoundCloud:||Jamie Foxx's SoundCloud|
|iTunes:||Jamie Foxx's iTunes|
About Jamie Foxx
Oscar-winning star of Ray who gained recognition for his role in the TV series In Living Color and starred in Django Unchained. He also appeared in the films Dreamgirls, Collateral, Baby Driver and The Soloist. In 2018, he starred as Little John in the film Robin Hood.
When he was five, he began playing the piano. He broke several school records while playing quarterback in high school.
In 2003, he was charged with trespassing, battery, and resisting arrest after neglecting to show ID upon entering Harra's casino in New Orleans.
His parents are Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon. He dated actress Meagan Good from 2003 to 2006. He has two daughters named Corinne and Annalise. He dated Katie Holmes for six years before they separated in 2019.
His single, "Gold Digger," which he made in collaboration with Kanye West, hit number one on the U.S. Billboard in 2004.
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- Jamie Foxx Category
- African-American game show hosts
- Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Screen Actors Guild Award winners
- Best Actor BAFTA Award winners
- Best Musical or Comedy Actor Golden Globe (film) winners
- United States International University alumni
- Best Actor Academy Award winners
- American comedy musicians
- African-American comedians
- Male actors from Texas
- American adoptees
- African-American male singers
- American hip hop singers
- RCA Records artists