Jamie Foxx

Born 13 December 1967.
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Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, stand-up comedian and musician. As an actor, his work in the film 2004 Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a musical or comedy. The same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the action film Collateral.

He is also a Grammy Award winning musician, producing three albums which have charted highly on the Billboard 200: Unpredictable, which topped the chart, Best Night of My Life, and Intuition. Foxx starred in his own television show, The Jamie Foxx Show, as Jamie King. In 2012, Foxx starred in the film Django Unchained, and in 2014, he played the villain Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Intuition

    Intuition 2009

    Reviewed by Talia Kraines
    Attitude and ego comes with the musical territory.
  2. Review of Unpredictable

    Unpredictable 2006

    Reviewed by Adam Webb
    ...a solid enough collection of slow jams, but one parading under a misnomer of a title.
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