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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

Cuba Gooding Jr. as "Carter Wilson"

After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a front-row seat to history and the inner workings of the Oval Office. However, his commitment to his "First Family" leads to tension at home, alienating his wife (Oprah Winfrey) and causing conflict with his anti-establishment son.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)

Cuba Gooding Jr. as "Ben Carson"

Inspired by his mother (Kimberly Elise) to never give up, Detroit native Ben Carson (Cuba Gooding Jr.) overcomes poverty and prejudice to become a neurosurgeon.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

American Gangster (2007)

Cuba Gooding Jr. as "Nicky Barnes"

Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner city's most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mob's power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Cuba Gooding Jr. as "Rod Tidwell"

When slick sports agent Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) has a crisis of conscience, he pens a heartfelt company-wide memo that promptly gets him fired. Desperate to hang on to the athletes that he represents, Jerry starts his own management firm, with only single mother Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger) joining him in his new venture. Banking on their sole client, football player Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.), Jerry and Dorothy begin to fall in love as they struggle to make their business work.

Academy Award (1996) Won Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1996) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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