Fellow movie stars like Lionel Richie and Kerry Washington recently came out to celebrate the entertainer as he turned 53.
The top actor even shared a dance with fellow co-stars on the set of his new TV show Dad Stop Embarrassing Me, to celebrate his big day.
Richie then added that Jamie Foxx is his brother, and he wishes him many more years to come.
Lionel Richie had this to say, “100% ‘Lionelle’ and yes the ‘California curl’ was mandatory. Happy birthday my brother, wishing you many more to come.”
Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, comedian, television presenter, and record producer. Foxx became widely known for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray, for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics’ Choice Movie Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
That same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the crime film Collateral. Since spring 2017, Foxx has served as the host and executive producer of the Fox game show Beat Shazam.
Eric Marlon Bishop was born in Terrell, Texas, on December 13, 1967. He is the son of Darrell Bishop (renamed Shahid Abdula following his conversion to Islam), who sometimes worked as a stockbroker, and Louise Annette Talley Dixon. Shortly after his birth, Foxx was adopted and raised by his mother’s adoptive parents, Estelle Marie (Nelson), a domestic worker and nursery operator, and Mark Talley, a yard worker.
He has had little contact with his birth parents, who were not part of his upbringing. Foxx was raised in the black quarter of Terrell, which at the time was a racially segregated community.
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