Academy Award winning actor CUBA GOODING, JR. (Dorie
"Done" Miller) is one of the most charismatic and captivating performers on the screen today His critically acclaimed portrayal of flamboyant professional football player Rod Tidwell in the smash hit "Jerry Maguire" earned him an unprecedented number of awards and honors including the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Chicago Film Critics Award, the Broadcasters Film Critics Award, the Blockbuster Entertainment Award, the Black Oscars Award and the American Comedy Award, all for Best Supporting Actor. In addition, Gooding was nominated
for a Golden Globe and received the ShoWest Award as well as the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor.
Gooding made his motion picture debut as the star of John Singleton's 1991 searing coming-of-age drama, "Boyz N the Hood." A year later he was featured in the
Oscar-nominated film 'A Few Good Men," co starring Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise and Demi Moore.
In 1992 Gooding was honored as the NATO/ShoWest Newcomer of the Year for his performance in 'A Few Good Men." He also earned rave reviews and a NAACP Image Award nomination for his portrayal of a 17-year-old high school student in "Boyz N the Hood."
Most recently Gooding starred opposite Robert De Niro in the hit film "Men of Honor," the true story of Carl Brashear, the Navy's first African-American deep sea salvage master diver, directed by George Tillman. He has also starred in 'As Good As It Gets" with Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt and Greg Kinnear for director James L. Brooks; "What Dreams May Come" opposite Robin Williams; "Instinct" co-starring Anthony Hopkins for
director Jon Turteltaub; and the independent thriller 'A Murder of Crows" co-starring Tom Berenger on which Gooding also served as producer.
His other screen credits include "Chill Factor,"
"Judgment Night," "Lightning jack," "Losing Isaiah" and "Outbreak."
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