Jamie Foxx

Actor + Singer + Comedian
Born Dec 13, 1967

Eric Marlon Bishop, professionally known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, rapper, 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.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on December 13, 1967.


1989 21 Years Old Foxx first told jokes at a comedy club's open mic night in 1989, after accepting a girlfriend's dare. … Read More
1991 23 Years Old Foxx joined the cast of In Living Color in 1991, where his recurrent character Wanda also shared a name with Redd's friend and co-worker, LaWanda Page. … Read More
1992 24 Years Old Foxx made his film debut in the 1992 comedy Toys. … Read More
1994 26 Years Old In 1994, Foxx released an album (on the Fox record label) entitled Peep This.


2003 - 2004 3 More Events
In 2005, Foxx featured on the single "Georgia" by Atlanta rappers Ludacris and Field Mob, which sampled Ray Charles' hit "Georgia on My Mind". … Read More
2006 38 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2006 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards, Foxx won Best Duet/Collaboration with Kanye West for "Gold Digger" and tied with Mary J. Blige's "Be Without You" for Video of the Year.
Foxx's musical career has also included a number of collaborations. In 2007, he recorded the song "She Goes All the Way" with country superstars Rascal Flatts for their Still Feels Good album. … Read More


On the April 17, 2009 episode of The Jamie Foxx Show, Foxx and his co-hosts made several sexually suggestive and disparaging jokes regarding the teenage singer Miley Cyrus. … Read More
In April 2011, Foxx voiced Nico, a canary in the movie Rio.
In 2012, Foxx starred in the title role of the Quentin Tarantino written and directed Django Unchained. … Read More
2013 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Appearing at the 2013 NAACP Image Awards, Foxx praised the achievements of black people, saying that "black people are the most talented people in the world".
2015 47 Years Old Foxx released his fifth studio album, Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses, on May 18, 2015. … Read More
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