Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx (* 13. December 1967 in Terrel, Texas, the USA; actually Eric Morlon Bishop) is an US-American actor, musician and a Comedian.

Foxx began its career 1989 as condition UP Comedian in Los Angeles. With since 1996 radiated Sitcom “Jamie the Foxx show” and various other Sketch shows he became in the USA admits. he went to 1997 and 2000 with the program on tour.

In addition, in music Foxx successes could celebrate. Its first album with the title “Peep This” climbed 1995 up to place 12 the US-American Charts. The follow-up work “Unpredictable” reached place 1 in December 2005 even briefly.

He transferred its first Filmrolle at the side of Robin Williams in the film Toys. For the film Ray, in which he embodies the legendary musician Ray Charles, it won 2005 golden the Globe Award in the category “best leading actor in a comedy/a musical”. For the OSCAR award he was twice nominated equal, on the one hand as best leading actors (Ray) and at the same time also as best Nebendarsteller in Collateral. The OSCAR as best leading actors could it from previous year winner Charlize Theron in receipt take. Thus is Foxx after Sidney Poitier (1963 best leading actor for lilies on the field (Lilies OF the Field)) and Denzel Washington (2002 best leading actor for training Day) only the third afroamerikanische actor, who was distinguished for a main role with the OSCAR.


Toys (Toys)




  • 2004: Best actor in a main role for Ray

golden Globe

  • 2004: Best achievement of an actor in a motion picture film - musical or Comedy for Ray
  • 2004: Nominating: Best achievement of an actor in a Nebenrolle in a motion picture film for Collateral
  • 2004: Nominating: Best achievement of an actor in a mini series or a film for the television for Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams story

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