Jamie Foxx left behind his football ambitions for a career in stand-up comedy, which in turn led to TV roles on the comedy series “In Living Color” and “Roc.” He then co-created — and wrote 100 episodes of — his own sitcom, “The Jamie Foxx Show,” which ran on the WB Network from 1996 to 2001.
During this time, Foxx also appeared in such feature comedies as “The Truth About Cats & Dogs,” “Booty Call” and “Held Up” and the dramas “Bait,” “On Any Given Sunday” and “Ali.”
2004 proved a watershed year for Foxx with a trio of acclaimed performances: as legendary singer Ray Charles in the biopic “Ray” (Oscar, Golden... Read more
The Times’ virtual tour puts readers on the streets of Hollywood to visit the nearly 2,400 stars on the Walk of Fame.
Select a category to learn more about the bombshells, cowboys, crooners and other entertainers who are honored on the walk. An interactive map then takes readers to the exact location of each star along the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.
Read more about the stars in a database that uses more than a century of the archives of the Los Angeles Times to go deeper into the lives of hundreds of fan favorites, as well as those whose names are no longer well-known.