Jamie Foxx, whose birth name is Eric Marlon Bishop, started his career in 1989 as a comedian. This weekend, Jamie Foxx, stars alongside Channing Tatum on the big screen in White House Down. The movie will mark his 28th role as a main character in a Hollywood film.
From stand-up comedian to TV shows to the big screen to record deals and back again, Foxx has proved himself to be a versatile star. Be sure to check Foxx out this weekend in White House Down opening in theaters nationwide, Friday, June 28.
Until then, let’s take look back at some of Jamie’s most memorable roles on TV and the big screen.