Foxx, Jamie

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Name
Foxx, Jamie Gender: M
Eric Morlon Bishop
born on 13 December 1967
Place Terrell, Texas, 32n44, 96w17
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Taglilatelo
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Jamie Foxx

Biography

American award winning actor whose brilliant performance as Ray Charles in the film "Ray" clinched his reputation as a fine actor and won an Academy Award.

Adopted by his grandparents when he was a child, he credits his grandmother's strictness and her love for his ability to play piano. He got his start in comedy and landed a part on the TV series "Living Color" in 1991. His audience appeal led to his own sitcom, "The Jamie Foxx Show." In 1999 he was given a movie part in "Any Sunday." He wsa later nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of a taxi driver in "Collateral" (2004), starring Tom Cruise. Later that year he took on the demanding role portraying Ray Charles, a blind musical icon. Foxx played his own piano and sang in the film, while beautifully imitating Charles' every movement and mannerism. On February 27, 2005 he won an Academy Award for Best Actor. A talented musician in his own right, Foxx has released albums.

Foxx underwent surgery to remove his parathyroid gland in November 2006.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 27 February 2005 in Hollywood (Won "Best Actor" Academy Award for "Ray")
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  • Health : Medical procedure November 2006 (Surgery to remove parathyroid gland)
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Source Notes

PT quotes Internet media such as IMDB.com for birth date.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery
  • Family : Childhood : Adopted
  • Family : Childhood : Disadvantaged
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar
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