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  • Jamie Foxx

    Born on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas

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Dreamgirls (2006)

Jamie Foxx as "Curtis Taylor Jr."

Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime, to be backup singers for a national star (Eddie Murphy). Taylor takes creative control of the group and eventually pushes the singers into the spotlight. However, one becomes the star, forcing another out, which teaches them about the high cost of fame.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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John McCain Doing the Robot With Jamie Foxx Is So Bad It's Good (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Aug 19th 2014, 11:42AM

Aug 19th 2014, 11:42AM

Jamie Foxx Is in Talks to Play Mike Tyson, Says Mike Tyson

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 30th 2014, 2:00PM

Jul 30th 2014, 2:00PM

It's a Hard Knock Life in the New 'Annie' Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 29th 2014, 8:06AM

May 29th 2014, 8:06AM

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Web-Slinging Sequel

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 1st 2014, 7:00AM

May 1st 2014, 7:00AM

Jamie Foxx Completely Takes Over, and We Love It (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Apr 29th 2014, 11:30AM

Apr 29th 2014, 11:30AM

Our 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Unscripted Includes Singing, Awkward Moments, and Courteney Cox References (VIDEO)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 17th 2014, 2:00PM

Apr 17th 2014, 2:00PM

The Final Trailer for 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Is One Helluva Ride (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 19th 2014, 12:00PM

Mar 19th 2014, 12:00PM

Kevin Hart and Jamie Foxx Join Forces for 'The Black Phantom'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Mar 11th 2014, 4:00PM

Mar 11th 2014, 4:00PM

The 'Annie' Trailer Will Have You Tapping Your Toes (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Mar 6th 2014, 7:30AM

Mar 6th 2014, 7:30AM

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Unscripted: Ask Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx a Question

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Mar 5th 2014, 11:30AM

Mar 5th 2014, 11:30AM

First Look 'Annie' Teaser Reveals Adorable Quvenzhané Wallis, Mean-ish Cameron Diaz (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 5th 2014, 8:05AM

Mar 5th 2014, 8:05AM

Green Goblin's Identity Revealed in New 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Photo

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Feb 20th 2014, 10:30AM

Feb 20th 2014, 10:30AM

The New Year's Eve 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Footage Is Shocking (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 2nd 2014, 6:45AM

Jan 2nd 2014, 6:45AM

The First 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Trailer Is Electrifying (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 5th 2013, 5:30AM

Dec 5th 2013, 5:30AM

New 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Photos Introduce Electro, Rhino, Harry Osborn

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 23rd 2013, 11:00AM

Jul 23rd 2013, 11:00AM

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Comic-Con Teaser Clip: Electro Arrives

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 18th 2013, 9:00AM

Jul 18th 2013, 9:00AM

'Amazing Spider-Man 2': Electro Makes Debut on Special Comic-Con Cover

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 11th 2013, 9:30AM

Jul 11th 2013, 9:30AM

Box Office: Why Did Moviegoers Vote Against 'White House Down'?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jul 1st 2013, 6:00AM

Jul 1st 2013, 6:00AM

Roland Emmerich's 6-Second Review of 'White House Down' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jun 28th 2013, 1:30PM

Jun 28th 2013, 1:30PM

Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio Reunite for Crime Thriller

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jun 28th 2013, 9:30AM

Jun 28th 2013, 9:30AM

What Does Roland Emmerich Have Against The White House?

Posted by
Rick Mele on Jun 28th 2013, 8:30AM

Jun 28th 2013, 8:30AM

Is President Obama Going to See 'White House Down'? Channing Tatum Says...

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jun 26th 2013, 10:00AM

Jun 26th 2013, 10:00AM

'White House Down' Premiere: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx Take Over Washington, D.C. (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jun 24th 2013, 7:30AM

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30AM

Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx Star in '(I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum' Music Video

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jun 19th 2013, 8:30AM

Jun 19th 2013, 8:30AM

'The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4': Six Things to Expect From the Spidey Sequels

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jun 18th 2013, 5:00AM

Jun 18th 2013, 5:00AM

Sandra Bullock in 'Annie'? Actress in Talks to Star as Miss Hannigan

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jun 12th 2013, 11:20AM

Jun 12th 2013, 11:20AM

'White House Down' Exclusive Clip: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx Take Us Behind-the-Scenes (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 30th 2013, 10:02PM

May 30th 2013, 10:02PM

'White House Down' Trailer Exclusive: Channing Tatum Flexes His Action-Hero Muscle (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 2nd 2013, 3:00PM

May 2nd 2013, 3:00PM

Is Jamie Foxx Playing Obama? 'White House Down' Star Sets the Record Straight

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Mar 27th 2013, 11:47AM

Mar 27th 2013, 11:47AM

'White House Down' Trailer Premiere: Only Channing Tatum Can Save the President (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Mar 26th 2013, 3:00PM

Mar 26th 2013, 3:00PM

Weekend Box Office (01/13/13): Zero Dark Thirty tops while Gangster Squad disappoints and Haunted House exceeds expectations.

Posted by
Scott Mendelson on Jan 13th 2013, 7:16AM

Jan 13th 2013, 7:16AM

Quentin Tarantino Talks 'Django Unchained,' Finding Funny In Horror And 'Being' Django (VIDEO)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Dec 20th 2012, 6:30AM

Dec 20th 2012, 6:30AM

African-American Cowboys In Film: The Groundbreaking History Of Black Westerns

Posted by
Max Evry on Dec 18th 2012, 3:29AM

Dec 18th 2012, 3:29AM

2013 Golden Globe Nominations: Snubs And Surprises

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Dec 13th 2012, 6:42AM

Dec 13th 2012, 6:42AM

'Django Unchained' Trailer: 'The 'D' Is Silent' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jun 6th 2012, 1:10PM

Jun 6th 2012, 1:10PM

Kerry Washington Cast in Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 26th 2011, 10:35AM

Oct 26th 2011, 10:35AM

Kevin Costner Cast in Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jul 18th 2011, 12:00PM

Jul 18th 2011, 12:00PM

'Horrible Bosses' Review: So Close to Making First-Degree Murder Hilarious

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jul 8th 2011, 5:00AM

Jul 8th 2011, 5:00AM

Early Edition: Foxx, DiCaprio Join 'Django,' Universal Firms Up Seven Dwarfs

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jun 23rd 2011, 4:00AM

Jun 23rd 2011, 4:00AM

Jennifer Aniston Amps Up the Sexy (and the Weird) for All-Star 'Horrible Bosses'

Posted by
John Mitchell on May 12th 2011, 5:35AM

May 12th 2011, 5:35AM

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