Foxx was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas

Foxx was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas

Foxx began playing the piano at the age of five.

Foxx began playing the piano at the age of five.

He was a member of the Leather and Lace band.

He was a member of the Leather and Lace band.

He picked the moniker Redd Foxx as a nod to the black comedian Redd Foxx.

He picked the moniker Redd Foxx as a nod to the black comedian Redd Foxx.

Foxx made his cinematic debut in Toys, a comedy released in 1992.

Foxx made his cinematic debut in Toys, a comedy released in 1992.