jamie foxx


Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop; December 13, 1967) is an American actor, singer, an stand-up comic. Foxx is possibly best known for his portrayal of musician Ray Charles in Ray. With Ray, he became one of the few African Americans to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. Jamie studied at Juilliard and San Diego's United States International University in music. Foxx received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 14, 2007.

Trivia about jamie foxx

  • This Oscar winner who had his own WB sitcom took his last name as a tribute to an earlier comic & sitcom star
  • He won an Oscar for portraying Ray Charles but learned to play the violin & cello for his role as "The Soloist"
  • In 2000 this star of his own TV "show" starred in the movie "Bait" & hosted BET's 20th anniversary gala
  • This comic was Bundini Brown in "Ali" & Steamin' Beamen in "Any Given Sunday"
  • He played quarterback for the Terrell High School tigers before we won an Oscar for playing Ray Charles