Jamie Foxx’s True Passion
A man of many talents, Oscar® winner Jamie Foxx is a triple threat: He’s a singer, an actor and a comedian. But, he says, music will always have a special place in his heart. Watch as he opens up to Oprah about what artists he admires—and reveals why it’s not always in his best interest to be funny.
How a Female Soldier Inspired Jamie Foxx to Hit the Gym
Jamie Foxx got his big break in 1991 when he became a regular cast member on the outrageous sketch comedy show In Living Color. After the show ended, Jamie was offered his own series, The Jamie Foxx Show, which premiered in 1996. Between shows, Jamie performed stand-up around the world. Watch as Jamie tells Oprah how one female audience member helped him get back on track—and get back to the gym.
Director Oliver Stone’s Harsh Criticism of Jamie Foxx’s Acting
After more than a decade of doing comedy on television, Jamie Foxx landed his first cinematic leading role in Any Given Sunday, directed by Oliver Stone. At first, Jamie says, the director told him he couldn’t act at all. Watch as Jamie reveals how this tough criticism helped him become the award-winning actor he is today.
Exclusive Webisode: When Jamie Foxx Met Al Pacino
When Jamie Foxx first met Al Pacino, he says, Al looked “like Scarface and [the] Godfather at the same time.” Then, Jamie says, Al offered him a drink. Find out what surprising beverage the acting legend offered a very nervous Jamie.
Why Jamie Foxx Always Lived in the Moment
Jamie Foxx got his big break in 1991 when he became a regular cast member on the outrageous sketch comedy show In Living Color. Before then, he says, he was never sure that there would be greater days ahead. Find out why he was grateful for what he had at the moment. Then, watch as Jamie tells Oprah how one female audience member helped him get back on track—and get back to the gym—during his stand-up days.
First Look: Oprah’s Next Chapter with Jamie Foxx, Part 2
The most in-depth interview Oscar®-winning actor Jamie Foxx has ever given continues. Now, Jamie opens up about self-doubt, family and more. Plus, for the first time ever, Jamie’s daughter Corinne sits down for an interview. Look back at Part 1 of Oprah’s interview with Jamie.
First Look: Why Jamie Foxx Doubts Himself
Whether he’s onscreen or onstage, Oscar®-winning actor Jamie Foxx exudes self-confidence and swagger. But in reality, Jamie admits that he constantly doubts himself. Watch as he tells Oprah why he second-guesses many of his decisions.
First Look: Father Knows Best? Jamie Foxx Discusses His Daughter’s Boyfriend
In her first television interview, Jamie Foxx’s 18-year-old daughter Corinne opens up about introducing her father to her boyfriend. Find out why she was nervous—and how Jamie feels about his daughter’s choice in men.
Acting Overcomes Uneasiness for Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio
In director Quentin Tarantino’s provocative film Django Unchained, Jamie Foxx plays the epic role of Django, a slave who goes on a mission to rescue his wife from a sadistic plantation owner, brought to life by Leonardo DiCaprio. At first, Jamie says, Leonardo was uncomfortable with the script’s racial epithets. Find out how these actors overcame that challenge and immersed themselves in their roles.
Exclusive Webisode: Jamie Foxx Addresses Critics of Django Unchained
Quentin Tarantino’s controversial new film, Django Unchained, faced opposition before production even began. Many said the movie, a story about a slave-turned-bounty hunter, should never have been made. Jamie Foxx, who plays the title character, says he’s proud of the film he made. Find out why he says, “The proof is in the pudding.”
Exclusive Webisode: How Making Django Unchained Changed Jamie Foxx Forever
In director Quentin Tarantino’s provocative film Django Unchained, Jamie Foxx plays the epic role of Django, a slave who goes on a mission to rescue his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. It’s a role he says has changed him forever. Watch as he reveals why he lost sleep during filming and why the project was truly a team effort.
Jamie Foxx’s Life-Changing Lessons
Born Eric Marlon Bishop, Jamie Foxx was just 7 months old when his parents split and left him to be raised by his grandmother, Estelle Talley. Watch as Jamie opens up about his grandmother, the woman who encouraged him to learn to play classical piano. Plus, Jamie shares a story about the night he decided to leave Texas.