Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), better known by his stage name Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, comedian, and producer. Foxx became widely known for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray, for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. 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||
Booty Call, The Jamie Foxx Show
|Date of birth||
13 December 1967
|Place of birth||
Terrell, Texas, USA
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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