Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding Jr. 2012.jpg
Gooding in April 2012
Born
Cuba Mark Gooding Jr.

(1968-01-02) January 2, 1968 (age 53)
NationalityAmerican
EducationTustin High School
OccupationActor
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)
Sara Kapfer
(m. 1994; separated 2014)
Children3
Parent(s)Cuba Gooding Sr.
Shirley Sullivan
RelativesOmar Gooding (brother)
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Cuba Gooding, Jr. (born January 2, 1968) is an American actor who was born in New York City. He won an Academy Award for his performance in Jerry Maguire.

In 2016, he portrayed O.J. Simpson in the FX drama series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and co-starred in the sixth season of the FX anthology series American Horror Story, subtitled Roanoke.

His father is singer Cuba Gooding, Sr. The family moved to Los Angeles in 1972. Gooding has been a born-again Christian since he was 13.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cuba Gooding Jr.: Actor (1968–)". Biography.com. A&E Networks. Archived from the original on October 21, 2018.

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