Actor, singer, songwriter and comedian and three-time Black Reel Award winner Jamie Foxx has solidified his stature as one of the industry’s most multi-faceted performers. Foxx has garnered ten Black Reel Award nominations during his career. Twice, Foxx has been honored with the Outstanding Supporting Actor Black Reel Award for Collateral (2004), and Ali (2001). He also was honored with an Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Actor win for his performance in Redemption: The Stan “Tookie” Williams Story (2004), as well as being the inaugural recipient of the honorary Vanguard Award (2004).
Foxx received five nominations for Outstanding Actor for his work in Django Unchained (2012), The Soloist (2009), Dreamgirls (2006), Ray (2004) and Breakin’ All the Rules (2004); three nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor for Collateral, Ali, and Any Given Sunday (1999). In addition, Foxx also received a Outstanding Song nomination for Rio (“Fly Love”) as well as Outstanding Television Actor for Redemption: The Stan “Tookie” Williams Story.
Other prominent acting roles for Foxx include the title role in the film Django Unchained, detective Ricardo Tubbs in the 2006 film adaptation of TV series Miami Vice, and the supervillain Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). Foxx also starred in the 1990-1994 sketch comedy show In Living Color and his own television show from 1996 to 2001, the sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, in which he played Jamie King, Jr.