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Cuba was born under the official name Junior, Cuba M. Gooding on January 2nd, 1968. He has been a credited actor since the 1995 film Outbreak.
Cuba Gooding Jr. is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in sixteen films including the 2011 action film The Hit List as the character Jonas Arbor, the 2011 action movie Sacrifice playing John Hebron and the 2009 action release Wrong Turn at Tahoe cast as Joshua.
Cuba has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in sixteen films including: the 2013 action film Machete Kills as the character El CamaleÃ³n 2, the 2012 action movie Red Tails playing Major Emanuelle Stance and the 2009 action release Lies & Illusions cast as Isaac Kahn.
Cuba Gooding Jr. has earned salaries up to $2,500,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2001 action film Pearl Harbor, which brought in $199,000,000 at the box office.
In 2008 Cuba Gooding Jr. produced his first movie, the comedy film Harold.
Cuba is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than five pictorials, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in three magazine articles.
As an actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Rod Tidwell in the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire.