Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr.  American Actor


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Cuba Gooding Jr. is currently single.


Cuba Gooding Jr. was previously married to Sara Kapfer (1994 - 2014).


Cuba Gooding Jr. is a 51 year old American Actor. Born Cuba Michael Gooding, Jr. on 2nd January, 1968 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA and educated at Tustin High School, Tustin, California, United States and Apple Valley High School, Apple Valley, California, United States and John F. Kennedy High School, Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States, he is famous for Jerry Maguire. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Cuba Gooding Jr. has been in 4 on-screen matchups, including Beyoncé in The Fighting Temptations (2003), Halle Berry in Losing Isaiah (1995), Joanna Bacalso in Snow Dogs (2002) and Melba Moore in The Fighting Temptations (2003).

Cuba Gooding Jr. is a member of the following lists: Male actors from New York City, African-American male actors and African-American male film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 26 years, 3 months - -
Total1 26 years, 3 months - -


First Name Cuba
Middle Name Michael
Last Name Gooding
Full Name at Birth Cuba Michael Gooding, Jr.
Alternative Name Cuba Michael Gooding Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr., Cuba Gooding
Age 51 years
Birthday 2nd January, 1968
Birthplace The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Born-Again Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School North Hollywood High School,Valley Village, Los Angeles, California, United States, Tustin High School, Tustin, California, United States, Apple Valley High School, Apple Valley, California, United States, John F. Kennedy High School, Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Jerry Maguire
Year(s) Active 1986–present
Father Cuba Gooding, Sr. (A Lead Vocalist Of The Soul Group The Main Ingredient.)
Mother Shirley Gooding (née Sullivan) (A Singer With The Sweethearts.)
Brother Tommy Gooding, Omar Gooding
Sister April Gooding

Cuba Michael Gooding Jr. (born January 2, 1968), is an American actor and comedian. He gained 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. He gained later attention for his roles in Men of Honor (2000) as Carl Brashear, and in Michael Bay's WWII epic Pearl Harbor (2001) as Doris Miller. His other notable films include As Good as It Gets (1997), the ensemble farce Rat Race (2001), American Gangster (2007), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), and Selma (2014), playing civil rights attorney Fred Gray. 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.

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Cuba Gooding Jr.51 CapricornActor
Sara Kapfer-Relative


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
SpencerMale11th September, 199424 years oldSara Kapfer
MasonMale199623 years oldSara Kapfer
PiperFemale200514 years oldSara Kapfer


Life in a Year2019XavierMovie
Bayou Caviar2018Rodney JonesMovie
American Crime Story2016O.J. SimpsonTV Show
The Book of Negroes2015Sam FrauncesTV Show
Empire2015PumaTV Show
Big Time in Hollywood, FL2015Cuba Gooding Jr.TV Show
Selma2014Fred GrayMovie
Forever2014Isaac MonroeTV Show
The Butler2013Carter WilsonMovie
Machete Kills2013El Camaleón 2Movie
Don Jon2013Hollywood Actor #2Movie
Absolute Deception2013FBI Agent John NelsonMovie
Summoned2013Detective CallendarTV Movie
Life of a King2013EugeneMovie
Red Tails2012Major Emanuelle StanceMovie
One in the Chamber2012Ray CarverMovie
Guilty2012William 'Billy' RemzTV Movie
Firelight2012DJTV Movie
Sacrifice2011John HebronMovie
The Hit List2011Jonas ArborMovie
American Horror Story2011Dominic Banks, Matt MillerTV Show
The Way of War2009David WolfMovie
The Devil's Tomb2009MackMovie
Lies & Illusions2009Isaac KahnMovie
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story2009Ben CarsonTV Movie
Wrong Turn at Tahoe2009JoshuaMovie
Hardwired2009Luke GibsonMovie
Hero Wanted2008Liam CaseMovie
Linewatch2008Michael DixonMovie
American Gangster2007Nicky BarnesMovie
Daddy Day Camp2007Charlie HintonMovie
Norbit2007Deion HughesMovie
What Love Is2007TomMovie
End Game2006Alex ThomasMovie
Dirty2005Salim AdelMovie
Home on the Range2004Buck (voice)Movie
The Fighting Temptations2003Darrin HillMovie
Boat Trip2002Jerry RobinsonMovie
Snow Dogs2002Ted BrooksMovie
In the Shadows2001DravenMovie
Pearl Harbor2001Petty Officer Doris MillerMovie
Rat Race2001Owen TempletonMovie
Zoolander2001Cuba Gooding Jr.Movie
Men of Honor2000Chief Carl BrashearMovie
Chill Factor1999ArloMovie
Instinct1999Theo CaulderMovie
Welcome to Hollywood1998Cuba Gooding Jr.Movie
What Dreams May Come1998Albert LewisMovie
A Murder of Crows1998Lawson RussellMovie
As Good as It Gets1997Frank SachsMovie
Trading Favors1997Liquor Store ClerkMovie
Jerry Maguire1996Rod TidwellMovie
Losing Isaiah1995Eddie HughesMovie
Outbreak1995Major SaltMovie
The Tuskegee Airmen1995Billy RobertsTV Movie
Blown Away1994Bomb Squad Class Member (uncredited)Movie
Lightning Jack1994Ben DoyleMovie
Judgment Night1993Mike PetersonMovie
Daybreak1993TorchTV Movie
A Few Good Men1992Cpl. Carl HammakerMovie
Gladiator1992Abraham Lincoln HainesMovie
Judgement1992Officer AlvarezMovie
Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story1992TyreeTV Movie
Boyz n the Hood1991Tre StylesMovie
Nasty Boys, Part 2: Lone Justice1990Pop Top (unconfirmed)TV Movie
Mancuso, FBI1989TV Show
Nasty Boys1989PoptopTV Show
Live-In1989Player #1TV Show
Coming to America1988Boy Getting HaircutMovie
The Bronx Zoo1987Bobby DevlinTV Show
Amen1986KennyTV Show
Better Days1986BullyTV Show
2271985SkaterTV Show
MacGyver1985Billy Colton, Ray CollinsTV Show
CBS Schoolbreak Special1984PaulTV Show
Hill Street Blues19812nd Gang Member, Ethan DillonTV Show
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smashavesmashaveMay 1, 2014

Cuba I remember you from the movie called boat trip it was funny when you were dancing ;))

LOLOLNov 10, 2013

How many Tom Cruise movies he was in?

MouseAug 11, 2011

Crazy actor! Was he wild or what?!

loisAug 27, 2010

Cuba could have done better in the wife department. She is soooo....... homely!

enyaJun 14, 2010

hi katie megan phiem michi and i truely love snow dogs and your first historically accurate story of aclutoration education and generosity of love and family for a daughter of a incredable woman: her young daughter struggling with catatonia and a world that lead her to life any way we were hoping after forrest s last epic piece if the scottish republican army will consider several period pieces non with standings the reddiings good looking ones need only apply ) johnny unita`s attrition to america harry trumans and princess grace s plainly speaking and anything w the Thundercats Space Ghoooost and Mati Hari

charismaMay 29, 2010

That`s the only person!

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