Jamie Foxx: biography and latest news!

    Jamie Foxx © FAMEFLYNET
    Jamie Foxx © FAMEFLYNET

  • Profession: actor
  • Sign : Sagittarius
  • Date of birth: Wednesday 13 December 1967 (age: 52)
  • Country: United States

Born on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas (USA), Eric Marlon Bishop, known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, comedian and singer. In 1989, the artist began stand-up comedy and appeared in the comedy TV show “In Living Color” (1991-95) alongside Jim Carey and the Wayans brothers. From 1996 to 2001, he launched his own sitcom “The Jamie Foxx Show” for five seasons. In 1994, he also released his first album, “Peep This”, which was followed by three more albums. His career began in the cinema in “Toys” (1992) but it was “L’enfer du dimanche” (1999) that revealed him to the general public. In 2004, he made his name in “Collateral” with Tom Cruise, and then “Ray”, a biopic centred on Ray Charles: the actor was awarded an Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of the singer. He is the third African-American to receive this award. He is followed by “Jarhead”, “Miami Vice”, “Dreamgirls”, “Valentine’s Day” and “How to Kill Your Boss”. In 2012, Quentin Tarantino gives him the title role in the cartoon ” Django Unchained ” and he lends his voice to the cartoon ” Rio “. After ” White House Down “, he will be in 2014 in ” The Amazing Spiderman 2 “.

On the private side, Jamie Foxx has two daughters, Corinne Bishop and Annalise, born in 1994 and 2009. In September 2017, the actor will play on the arm of Katie Holmes in Malibu. But in August 2019 the couple separates.