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August 20, 2020 71 min

Jamie Foxx is an award-winning actor, singer, and comedian. At the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, he sat down with Genius News anchor Jacques Morel to discuss his prolific career.

Perhaps his most iconic role as an actor, Jamie Foxx's portrayal of musician Ray Charles in the biopic Ray landed him an Academy Award®, a Golden Globe®, and a BAFTA in 2005. The very same year, Foxx was nominated for a second Oscar® for his acting in the film Collateral, making him only the second man in history to receive two acting Oscar® nominations in the same year for two different roles. In addition to film, Foxx is a GRAMMY award®-winning musician.

Jacques Morel is a Senior Correspondent for Genius News. Prior to Genius, he spent four years working for The Huffington Post’s video team. He also had internships with Sony, Warner Bros, ABC and KarmaloopTV. He has interviewed hundreds of people - notably Jamie Foxx, Yara Shahidi, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tyrese, Senator Cory Booker, Ne-Yo, Sanaa Lathan, Wiz Khalifa, Matisyahu and more.  He can be found at @jmorel_jr on all social media platforms.

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