Jamie Foxx

Biography: Jamie's mother, Louise, was an adopted child. When her marriage to his father, Darrel Bishop, now Shaheed Adbulah failed, his grandparents, Mark and Estelle M.Talley, stepped in and at age 7 months adopted him too. Jamie started playing the piano at the age of 3. He says he had a very rigid upbringing that placed him in the boy scouts and the church choir. During high school, he played quarterback for his high school team , the Terrell Titans and was good enough that he got press in Dallas newspapers. Jamie attended Julliard for classical piano and in 1986-1988 he also attended the United States International University where he studied music. In 1985 his Grandfather Mark passed away. In 1989 he changed his name to Jamie Foxx as a dare to get up on stage at the San Antonio Improv". That led to his being cast in "Roc". In 1992-1994 he became a regular on "In Living Color", which let to such movies as 1992 "Toys," 1993-Straight From the Foxxhole. Jamie first cd Peep This cameJamie's mother, Louise, was an adopted child. When her marriage to his father, Darrel Bishop, now Shaheed Adbulah failed, his grandparents, Mark and Estelle M.Talley, stepped in and at age 7 months adopted him too. Jamie started playing the piano at the age of 3. He says he had a very rigid upbringing that placed him in the boy scouts and the church choir. During high school, he played quarterback for his high school team , the Terrell Titans and was good enough that he got press in Dallas newspapers. Jamie attended Julliard for classical piano and in 1986-1988 he also attended the United States International University where he studied music. In 1985 his Grandfather Mark passed away. In 1989 he changed his name to Jamie Foxx as a dare to get up on stage at the San Antonio Improv". That led to his being cast in "Roc". In 1992-1994 he became a regular on "In Living Color", which let to such movies as 1992 "Toys," 1993-Straight From the Foxxhole. Jamie first cd Peep This came out in 1994. His daughter Corrine was born in 1995. Corrine lives with her mother. Jamie became a regular on the WB television station with his own show, The Jamie Foxx Show. The show ran for five years, from 1996-2001. Jamie has two other stand-up comedy dvds, Unleashed-1997 and I Might Need Security-2002 Jamie has also been in movies such as: 1997-Booty Call, 1998-The Players Club, 1999-Any Given Sunday, which he sang the title song. Jamie has also been in Held Up in 2000 and Bait in 2000t. He costarted with Will Smith in 2001 in Ali. In 2003 Jamie starred in Shade. The year of 2004 turned out to be Jamies biggest and best year. He starred in movies such as Breakin' All The Rules, Redemption and Collateral. Jamies biggest accomplishment came with his portrayal of Ray Charles in the movie Ray. Jamie received many awards including the Critics Choice, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, NAACP and finally the Oscar for his beautiful portrayal of legendary soulman Ray Charles. Jamie lost his dear Grandmother Estelle right before the movie came out in theaters. He remembered her in all of his beautiful and heartfelt acceptance speeches.
Jamie has since then worked on and finished movies such as Stealth and Jarhead, which will be in the theaters later this year. He is now working on the big screen movie of Miami Vice. He has also been signed on to be in Dreamgirls. Jamie is also in the studio working on his second cd to be released soon.
Jamie is a wonderful musician, comedian and a fantastic actor.
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Jamie Foxx's Scores

Average career score: 77
Highest Metascore: 77 Life Support
Lowest Metascore: 77 Life Support
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
77 Life Support Mar 10, 2007 Executive Producer 8.3
tbd The Jamie Foxx Show: Season 1 Aug 28, 1996 Jamie King 10
tbd The Jamie Foxx Show: Season 2 Sep 7, 1997 Jamie King tbd
tbd The Jamie Foxx Show: Season 3 Sep 18, 1998 Jamie King tbd
tbd The Jamie Foxx Show: Season 4 Sep 24, 1999 Jamie King tbd
tbd The Jamie Foxx Show: Season 5 Oct 8, 2000 Jamie King / Director tbd
tbd In Living Color: Season 3 Sep 22, 1991 Various (1991-1994) tbd
tbd In Living Color: Season 4 Sep 27, 1992 Various (1991-1994) tbd
tbd In Living Color: Season 5 Sep 16, 1993 Various (1991-1994) tbd
tbd The Daily Show: Season 1 Jul 22, 1996 Guest 8.2
tbd The Daily Show: Season 4 Jul 12, 1999 Guest 9.5
tbd The Daily Show: Season 5 Jul 10, 2000 Guest 10
tbd The Daily Show: Season 6 Jul 9, 2001 Guest 10
tbd The Daily Show: Season 9 Jul 6, 2004 Guest 10
tbd Live with Regis and Kelly: Season 16 Sep 1, 2003 Himself 6.0
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 5.6
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 6 Aug 31, 1998 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 3 Nov 28, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 14 Jun 6, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 1 Sep 8, 2003 Himself 8.0
tbd The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Season 1 Jan 3, 2005 Himself 7.1
tbd Roc: Season 2 Aug 23, 1992 Crazy George tbd
tbd Roc: Season 3 Aug 31, 1993 Crazy George tbd

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