CUBA GOODING, JR.
 
* 02. January 1968 (in New York)
 
OSCAR
 
1997 as Rod Tidwell in 'Jerry Maguire'

 

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I liked him most in 'Jerry Maguire'(1996), 'As Good As It Gets' (1997) and 'What Dreams May Come' (1998)

almost deserves an extra Oscar for his outstanding appearance at the Academy Awards when he received the one for his role in 'Jerry Maguire';-)

is married to Sara Kapfer (* 1970) since 13. March 1994...they're a couple since 1987

has two sons with Kapfer: Spencer (* 1993) and Mason (* 1996)

he has a brother: Omar (* 19. October 1976), and a sister, April

his father is Cuba Gooding, Sr., the lead vocalist of the rythm and blues group 'The Main Incredient'

his mother is singer Shirley Gooding...his parents split up in 1974 but are now back together
 
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