Jamie Foxx is a professional actor, singer & songwriter, rapper, stand-up comedian, and talk radio host.
He was raised in Terrell, Texas by his mother's adoptive parents. He received top grades in high school, and played on both the school's basketball and football team. His dream at the time was to eventually play for the Dallas Cowboys.
Foxx received a scholarship to United States International University, and studied classical music and composition there.
His been in numerous films, including Any Given Sunday, Collateral, Ray, Jarhead, Dreamgirls, The Soloist, Law Abiding Citizen, Due Date, Horrible Bosses, and will be starring in Tarantino's Django Unchained.
Fun Fact: Jamie Foxx's real name is Eric Marlon Bishop.