JAMIE FOXX, an Academy Award winning actor, talented Grammy Award winning musical artist, and comedian, is one of Hollywood's rare elite and multi-faceted performers.
Foxx first rose to fame as a comedian, from which he initiated a potent career trajectory of ambitious projects. After spending time in the comedy circuit, he joined Keenan Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans and Tommy Davidson in the landmark Fox sketch comedy series "In Living Color," creating some of the show's funniest and most memorable moments. In 1996, Foxx launched his own series, "The Jamie Foxx Show," which was one of the top-rated shows on the WB Network during its five-year run.
Foxx's big-screen break came in 1999 when Oliver Stone cast him in "Any Given Sunday," with Al Pacino. In 2005, Jamie's portrayal of the legendary Ray Charles in the Taylor Hackford-directed biopic "Ray" earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor and proved to be a defining performance in his career.
Jamie can next be seen in Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," for Sony Pictures, alongside Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, set for a May 2 release. In December 2014, Foxx will play Benjamin Stacks, an update of the character Daddy Warbucks, in a contemporary adaptation of the musical "Annie" for director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures.
Foxx starred in Roland Emmerich's "White House Down," and in Quentin Tarantino's critically acclaimed "Django Unchained." Additional film credits include "The Soloist," "The Kingdom," "Dreamgirls," "Miami Vice," "Jarhead," "Collateral" and "Ali."
In addition to his outstanding work in film, Foxx has also achieved a thriving career in music. In December 2010, he released his fourth album, "Best Night of My Life," featuring Drake, Justin Timberlake, Rick Ross, T.I., and other artists. In January 2010, Foxx and T-Pain's record breaking #1 song "Blame It," off his previous album "Intuition," won Best R&B Performance by a Duo/Group with Vocals at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.
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