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      • Mini Bio (1) Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song " Everybody Plays The Fool ". His paternal grandfather was from Barbados.
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  2. Cuba Gooding Jr. - Biography - IMDb

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    Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song \\"Everybody Plays The Fool\\". His paternal grandfather was from Barbados.

    Cuba's father moved the family to Los Angeles in 1972, only to leave them a few years later. Despite this setback, Cuba was able to maintain a positive outlook and overachieved throughout school. He attended four different high schools and was elected class president in three of them. While at high school, Cuba met and fell in love with Sara Kapfer, whom he later lived with for seven years before tying the knot in March 1994.

    Following high school, Cuba studied Japanese martial arts for three years before turning his focus toward acting. Early on, he landed guest starring roles on shows like Hill Street Blues (1981) and MacGyver (1985). His first major role was in the 1991 box office surprise Boyz n the Hood (1991). He followed this success with supporting roles in major films like A Few Good Men (1992), Lightning Jack (1994) and Outbreak (1995).

    In 1996, Cuba was cast as an arrogant but loyal football player in the Tom Cruise-Cameron Crowe film Jerry Maguire (1996). The film became a huge box office smash and earned Cuba an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His \\"Show Me The Money\\" line in the movie became a nationwide catchphrase. The role elevated him to superstar status, as many of Hollywood's top producers began to \\"show him the money\\" to appear in their films.

  3. Cuba Gooding Jr. - Wikipedia

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    Cuba Mark Gooding Jr. (born January 2, 1968) is an American actor. After his breakthrough role as Tre Styles in Boyz n the Hood (1991), he appeared in A Few Good Men (1992), The Tuskegee Airmen (1995), Outbreak (1995), and Jerry Maguire (1996), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and What Dreams May Come (1998).

  4. Cuba Gooding, Jr. | Biography & Facts | Britannica

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    Jan 01, 2021 · Cuba Gooding, Jr., (born January 2, 1968, Bronx, New York, U.S.), American actor who was perhaps best known for his scene-stealing performance as a professional football player who is the only loyal client of a sports agent played by Tom Cruise in the blockbuster film Jerry Maguire (1996).

  5. Cuba Gooding Jr. Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life ...

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    Cuba Gooding Jr. is a renowned African-American actor best known for his Academy Award winning role in ‘Jerry Maguire’, an American comedy sports film, which was directed by Cameron Crowe.

  6. Mar 27, 2016 · Cuba Gooding Jr. is an actor of American nationality who has been known best for being the Academy Award winner for his role of Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. He was born on the 2nd of January, 1968 and has been indulged in the acting fraternity since 1986 according to his bio.

  7. Cuba M. Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in the Bronx, New York. He is the child of singers Cuba and Shirley Gooding. His father achieved some accomplishment with his funk bunch The Main Ingredient. The band making the most of its greatest hit, "Everyone Plays the Fool," in 1972.

  8. Cuba Gooding Jr. - IMDb

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    Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His paternal grandfather was from Barbados.

  9. Childhood. Cuba Gooding Jr. was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.

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