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Encyclopedia > Cuba Gooding, Jr

Cuba Gooding, Jr. (born January 2, 1968 in The Bronx, New York) is an African-American actor. He is the son of Cuba Gooding, Sr., lead singer of soul group The Main Ingredient, and older brother of actor Omar Gooding. January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or Black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and sub-Saharan Africa. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... The Main Ingredient is an American soul and R&B group, most popular during the 1970s. ... Omar Gooding (born October 19, 1976 in The Bronx, New York) is an African American actor, the younger brother of Cuba Gooding, Jr. ...

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Cuba Gooding Jr. in Pearl Harbor, playing a military boxer

His family moved to Los Angeles after The Main Ingredient had a hit single with "Everybody Plays the Fool" in 1972 by Gooding, Sr. Unfortunately, the elder Gooding abandoned his family two years later. The subsequently tumultuous nature of Gooding Jr.'s upbringing did not deter him from achievement: During his teens, he attended four different high schools but managed to become class president of three of them. Pearl Harbor DVD Cover Pearl Harbor is the title of a war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... Boxer redirects here; for other meanings of boxer, see Boxer (disambiguation). ... Griffith Observatory and the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ...


He won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Jerry Maguire is a 1996 film written and directed by Cameron Crowe. ...


Cuba Gooding, Jr. is married to schoolteacher Sara Kapfer, with whom he has two children.


Filmography

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