Cuba Gooding Jr, Best Supporting Actor 1996: MovieMonday.com

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c won his Best Supporting Oscar portraying Rod Tidwell, a self-absorbed football star, who is the only one who stays with Jerry Maquire after Jerry has an epiphany, changing his way of doing business.


Cuba Gooding Jr. (1968- )

Gooding was born on January 2nd, 1968 in The Bronx, New York. He is the son of Cuba Gooding, lead singer of The Main Ingredient, who brought us the hit, "Everybody Plays The Fool".

Cuba Gooding Jr. started his film career in " Coming to America," credited as boy getting a haircut in the barber shop. His first major role that put him on the map was his portrayal of Tre Styles, in the film, "Boyz N the Hood." in 1991. This led to a co-star status in the film, "Gladiator." Cuba Gooding Jr. then went on to be in a steady stream of films, most notably "A Few Good Men," "Jerry Maquire," "As Good as it Gets," and "Pearl Harbor." He has been happily married since 1994 and has 2 children.

His other credits include:

JUDGEMENT NIGHT
LIGHTNING JACK
BLOWN AWAY
OUTBREAK
LOSING ISAIAH

THE AUDITION
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME?
MEN OF HONOR
INSTINCT
CHILL FACTOR
PEARL HARBOR
RAT RACE
SNOW DOGS
BOAT TRIP
PSYCHIC
THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS
RADIO
HOME ON THE RANGE

T.V. Guest Appearances

"Hill Street Blues" (1981- episode # 7.1)

"MacGyver" (1985- episodes:# 4.12, #5.8, #5.12, #7.5)

"Mancuso, FBI" (1989- episode #1.18)

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