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A talented singer, comedian, and actor, Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx has proved to be a triple threat in the entertainment industry.
Jamie Foxx - Collateral (2:15)
In 2004 Jamie Foxx received two Oscar nominations for his supporting role in "Collateral" and his leading role in "Ray."
After receiving critical acclaim in such films as "Collateral" and "Ali" Jamie Foxx got the chance to play the leading man in "Ray."
After a long stint in the world of television, Jamie Foxx was hungry for a dramatic role in the world of film. He would get that chance opposite Tom Cruise in Michael Mann's film "Collateral."
After the cancellation of "In Living Color" Jamie Foxx got his second big break with his own show on FOX where he was able to feature his own acting ability for the first time.
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