Jamie Foxx Biography

Birthday: 1967-12-13
Place of Birth: Terrell, Texas USA
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: Jamie's mother, Louise, was an adopted child. When her marriage to his father failed, his grandparents, Mark and Estelle Talley, stepped in and, at age 7 months, adopted him too. He says he had a very rigid upbringing that placed him in the Boy Scouts and the church choir. During high school, he played quarterback for his high school team and was good enough that he got press in Dallas newspapers. He studied music in college. He released a music album in 1994, "Peep This" and sings the theme song for his 1999 movie, Any Given Sunday (1999). However, in 1989, his life changed when a girl friend challenged him to get up onstage at the Comedy Club. In fact, he says he took his androgynous stage name because he learned that women got preference for mike time on open stage nights. That led to his being cast in "Roc" (1991) and "In Living Color" (1990) and ultimately to his own WB network TV series. He has a daughter, Corrine, born in 1995, who lives with her mother.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Miami Vice Ricardo Tubbs 1984 - 1989 Action
In Living Color 1990 Comedy
C Bear and Jamal 1996 Family
The Jamie Foxx Show Jamie King 1998 - 1999 Comedy
Held Up 1999 Comedy
Elmo's Christmas Countdown Himself 2007 Family
Valentine's Day Kelvin Moore 2010 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Bait Alvin Sanders 1973
Toys 1992 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Jamie Foxx: Straight from the Foxxhole 1993
The Truth About Cats & Dogs 1996 Comedy, Romance
The Great White Hype 1996 Comedy, Sport
Booty Call Bunz 1997 Comedy, Romance
Any Given Sunday Willie Beamen 1999 0, 0
Held Up 1999
All Jokes Aside 2000
Ali Drew 'Bundini' Brown 2001 Drama, Sport
Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security 2002 Comedy
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story 2004 Drama, Crime
Breakin' All the Rules Watson Quincy 2004
Collateral Max 2004 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ray Ray Charles 2004 Drama, Music
Jarhead Staff Sgt. Sykes 2005 Romance, 0
Stealth Lt. Henry Purcell 2005 0, 0
Miami Vice Ricardo Tubbs 2006 Action, Crime, Drama
Dreamgirls Curtis Taylor Jr. 2006 Drama, Music, Musical
The Kingdom Ronald Fleury 2007 Action, Drama, Thriller
Law Abiding Citizen Nick Rice 2009 0, Comedy, Game Show
The Soloist Nathaniel Ayers 2009 0
Due Date Darryl 2010 0
Bait Alvin Sanders 2012 0, Reality Tv
Django Unchained Django 2012 Adventure, Drama
White House Down President Sawyer 2013 Action, Drama, Thriller
Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun? Reginald Lewis 2014 Biography, Drama
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Max Dillon / Electro 2014 0
Rio 2 Nico 2014 Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Annie Benjamin Stacks 2014 Drama, Musical
Sleepless Night Vincent Downs 2016 Action, Thriller