Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer and comedian. For his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. That same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the crime film Collateral. Since spring 2017, Foxx has served as the host and executive producer of the Fox game show Beat Shazam.
|Full name at birth||
Eric Marlon Bishop
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
13 December 1967
|Place of birth||
Terrell, Texas, United States
Actor, musician, singer, songwriter, producer, comedian
5' 10" (178 cm)
Terrell High School, Terrell, Texas, United States
Alliant International University (1986–1988)
The Gersh Agency, Inc.
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