Movies: THE ART OF BEING A CONFIDENCE MAN

Jamie Foxx has ambition, talent and acres of self-esteem. All that and the movie Ray may snag him an Oscar nod

IF JAMIE FOXX WERE ONE OF THE MANY ACTORS WHO NEED constant approval, he probably would not have told his Collateral co-star Tom Cruise that they were destined to meet so that he could make Cruise hipper. Foxx also would not have advised Eddie Murphy to stop doing children's movies and "get back to being dangerous." Foxx certainly wouldn't have insisted that Ray Charles reveal the details of his infidelities when he met the singer shortly after being cast in the movie version of Charles' life. Like anyone else who makes his living in front of an audience, Foxx has an...

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