Cuba Gooding Jr.

Biography: Cuba Gooding, Jr. (born January 2, 1968 in The Bronx, New York) is an African-American actor. He is the son of Cuba Gooding, Sr., lead singer of soul group The Main Ingredient, and older brother of actor Omar Gooding.

Cuba Gooding Jr. in Pearl Harbor, playing a military boxer.His family moved to Los Angeles after The Main Ingredient had a hit single with "Everybody Plays the Fool" in 1972 by Gooding, Sr. Unfortunately, the elder Gooding abandoned his family two years later. The subsequently tumultuous nature of Gooding Jr.'s upbringing did not deter him from achievement.

He won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire.

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 41
Highest Metascore: 77 Jerry Maguire
Lowest Metascore: 10 Harold
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 23
  2. Negative: 10 out of 23
23 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
77 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Rod Tidwell 7.9
67 As Good as It Gets Dec 23, 1997 Frank Sachs 7.9
66 Lee Daniels' The Butler Aug 16, 2013 Carter Wilson / Carter Wilson 6.5
56 Men of Honor Nov 10, 2000 Chief Carl Brashear 7.4
53 The Fighting Temptations Sep 19, 2003 Darrin Hill 7.6
52 Life of a King Jan 17, 2014 Eugene 8.0
52 Rat Race Aug 17, 2001 Owen Templeton 8.2
50 Home on the Range Apr 2, 2004 Buck 4.9
46 Red Tails Jan 20, 2012 Major Emanuelle Stance 5.9
44 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Petty Officer Doris Miller 5.8
44 What Dreams May Come Oct 2, 1998 Albert Lewis 7.7
43 Instinct Jun 4, 1999 Theo Caulder 6.7
41 Machete Kills Oct 11, 2013 El Camaleon / El Camale / El Camaleon / El Camele 6.2
38 Radio Oct 24, 2003 Radio 7.6
37 Dirty Feb 24, 2006 Salim Adel 6.8
33 Shadowboxer Jul 21, 2006 Mikey 6.2
33 Chill Factor Sep 1, 1999 Arlo 7.3
29 Snow Dogs Jan 18, 2002 Ted 6.5
27 Norbit Feb 9, 2007 Deion Hughes 4.8
18 Boat Trip Mar 21, 2003 Jerry Robinson 5.8
14 What Love Is Mar 23, 2007 Tom 8.9
13 Daddy Day Camp Aug 8, 2007 Charlie Hinton 1.9
10 Harold Jul 11, 2008 Producer / Cromer 5.2