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us: Foxx, Jamie


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  • Variants

    • us: Bishop, Eric Morlon
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1967-12-13
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Terrell (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) National Broadcasting Company
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Actors
          (lcsh) Comedians
            (lcsh) Pianists
              (lcsh) Blues musicians
          • Sources

            • found: Foxx, J. Peep this [SR] p1994: label (Jamie Foxx) insert (vocalist)
            • found: Collateral [VR] c2004: credits (Jamie Foxx, cast)
            • found: Internet movie database, Feb. 4, 2005 (Jamie Foxx; birth name, Eric Morlon Bishop, b. Dec. 13, 1967 in Terrell, Tex.; actor)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Foxx, Jamie; Eric Morlon Bishop; stage / screen actor, comedian, pianist, rhythm and blues musician / singer; born 13 December 1967 in Terrell, Texas, United States; joined cast of Fox network's variety show In Living Color (1991-1994); appeared in the film Toys, starring Robin Williams (1992); released first R&B album, Peep This (1994); popular success with second R&B album, Unpredictable (2005); created and produced The Jamie Foxx Show (1996-2001); starred in Any Given Sunday by Oliver Stone (1999); starred as Drew Bundini Brown in the critically acclaimed film Ali (2001); greatest success in three feature films: Breakin' all the Rules, Collateral, and Ray (2004); honors include, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor, the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, two Golden Satellite Awards for Best Actor in a Motion Picture and in a Motion Picture Made for Television; Best Actor at the Golden Globe Awards (2005))
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            • 2015-12-15: revised
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