The Year of The Foxx; Jamie Foxx Gets 2 Oscar Nods

Comedian turned serious actor Jamie Foxx received two nods in today Oscar nominee announcements. Jamie is up for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of the legendary Ray Charles in the movie “Ray”. He is up against Don Cheadle, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Clint Eastwood. He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Collateral”.

Another notable nominee announcement in the Best Documentary Feature category was the film “Tupac: Resurrection”. The film gives a snapshot into the life and times of the late Tupac Shakur.

Pictured: US actor and musician Jamie Foxx celebrates his Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his performance in “Ray” at the 62nd annual Golden Globe Awards show 16 January 2005 in Beverly Hills.
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