Jamie Foxx

The Jamie Foxx Show | De'Juan Galloway | 07/31/2013 | 02:41 PM EDT

Born Eric Marlon Bishop, Jamie Foxx hails from Terrell, Texas, and stands as one of today's brightest and most well versed talents. As an actor, comedian, singer/songwriter and producer Foxx's extensive resume screams "Renaissance man." In 1991 Foxx joined the cast of In Living Color. A decade and a few hit films later, he starred and co-produced The Jamie Foxx Show. Jamie Foxx's highest recognition, an Academy Award for best actor, came on the heels of his depiction of Ray Charles in Ray. Musically, Foxx has been atop the Billboard charts. Most recently, he acted in 2012's Quentin Tarantino-directed Django Unchained.

Born Eric Marlon Bishop, Jamie Foxx hails from Terrell, Texas, and stands as one of today's brightest and most well versed talents. As an actor, comedian, singer/songwriter and producer Foxx's extensive resume screams "Renaissance man." In 1991 Foxx joined the cast of In Living Color. A decade and a few hit films later, he starred and co-produced The Jamie Foxx Show. Jamie Foxx's highest recognition, an Academy Award for best actor, came on the heels of his depiction of Ray Charles in Ray. Musically, Foxx has been atop the Billboard charts. Most recently, he acted in 2012's Quentin Tarantino-directed Django Unchained.  

 

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