Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Highest Rated: 99% Selma (2014)

Lowest Rated: 0% Freedom (2015)

Birthday: Jan 2, 1968

Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA

His father was the lead singer of the R&B group the Main Ingredient. Attended four different high schools and served as class president in three of them. Made his professional debut performing with Lionel Richie as a break dancer at the 1984 Olympic Games. Made his film debut in a bit part in the 1988 Eddie Murphy movie Coming to America. His Oscar-winning role in Jerry Maguire was originally offered to Damon Wayans. An avid hockey fan.


Highest Rated Movies



20% Bayou Caviar Screenwriter Director Rodney Jones 2018
0% Freedom Samuel $0.2M 2015
99% Selma Fred Gray 2014
43% Life of a King Eugene Brown 2014
30% Machete Kills El Camaléon 2 $5.7M 2013
79% Don Jon Hollywood Actor #2 2013
72% Lee Daniels' The Butler Carter Wilson $116.7M 2013
No Score Yet Absolute Deception John Nelson 2013
No Score Yet Summoned Det. Callendar 2013
40% Red Tails Major Emmanuel Stance $49.6M 2012
No Score Yet One in the Chamber Ray Carver 2012
No Score Yet Firelight Dwayne Johnson 2012
No Score Yet Ticking Clock Lewis Hicks 2011
No Score Yet Sacrifice John Hebron 2011
No Score Yet The Hit List Jonas Arbor 2011
No Score Yet Lies & Illusions Isaac 2009
No Score Yet Wrong Turn at Tahoe Joshua 2009
No Score Yet Hardwired Luke Gibson 2009
No Score Yet Destination Fame Actor 2009
No Score Yet Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Dr. Ben Carson 2009
No Score Yet Linewatch Michael Dixon 2008
31% Harold Cromer Producer 2008
15% What Love Is Tom 2008
No Score Yet Hero Wanted Liam Case 2008
No Score Yet The Way of War David Wolfe 2008
No Score Yet The Devil's Tomb Captain Mack 2008
No Score Yet The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends Loofah 2007
80% American Gangster Nicky Barnes $130.2M 2007
1% Daddy Day Camp Charlie Hinton $13.2M 2007
9% Norbit Deion Hughes $95.4M 2007
No Score Yet End Game Alex Thomas 2006
21% Dirty Officer Salim Adel 2006
No Score Yet Movies 101 Actor 2005
19% Shadowboxer Mikey $0.4M 2005
53% Home on the Range Buck $49.9M 2004
35% Radio Radio $52.3M 2003
42% The Fighting Temptations Darrin Hill $30.3M 2003
7% Boat Trip Jerry $8.6M 2003
No Score Yet In the Shadows Draven 2002
25% Snow Dogs Ted Brooks $81.2M 2002
64% Zoolander Himself $44.8M 2001
44% Rat Race Owen Templeton $55.9M 2001
24% Pearl Harbor Dorie Miller $197.8M 2001
42% Men of Honor Carl Brashear 2000
No Score Yet Welcome to Hollywood Actor 2000
10% Chill Factor Arlo 1999
0% A Murder of Crows Russell Lawson 1999
27% Instinct Dr. Theo Caulder 1999
54% What Dreams May Come Albert 1998
No Score Yet Welcome to Hollywood Himself 1998
85% As Good as It Gets Frank Sachs 1997
83% Jerry Maguire Rod Tidwell 1996
88% The Tuskegee Airmen Billy `Train' Roberts 1995
45% Losing Isaiah Eddie Hughes 1995
59% Outbreak Major Salt 1995
32% Blown Away Actor 1994
6% Lightning Jack Ben Doyle 1994
No Score Yet Daybreak Torch 1993
35% Judgment Night Mike Peterson 1993
82% A Few Good Men Corp. Carl Hammaker 1992
No Score Yet Hitz Officer Alvarez 1992
No Score Yet Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story Tyree 1992
31% Gladiator Lincoln 1992
96% Boyz n the Hood Tre Styles 1991
43% Sing Stan 1989
67% Coming to America Boy Getting Haircut 1988


No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
Guest 2018
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
Guest 2018
No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio
Guest 2017
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Guest 2017
93% American Crime Story
O.J. Simpson 2016
76% American Horror Story
No Score Yet Harry
Guest 2016
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
Guest 2016
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
Guest 2016
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Guest 2016
No Score Yet 20/20
Appearing 2016
73% Big Time in Hollywood, FL
Cuba Gooding Jr. 2015
57% Forever
Isaac Monroe 2015
No Score Yet The View
Guest 2014
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
Guest 2013
No Score Yet The Talk
Guest 2013
No Score Yet Conan
Guest 2012
No Score Yet Dr. Phil
Guest 2012
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
Guest 2012
No Score Yet The Mo'Nique Show
Guest 2011
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Guest 2007
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
Guest 2003
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
Guest Host 1999
No Score Yet The Untouchables
Taylor 1994
No Score Yet MacGyver
Colton Ray 1991
71% Black Hollywood: They've Gotta Have Us
100% The Book of Negroes
Sam Fraunces


Ben Carson says: you can do anything anyone else can do. Only you can do it better

Ben Carson says: You can do anything anyone else can do. Only you can do it better.

Albert says: That you disappeared? You didn't, you only died.

Carter Wilson says: They say this new white boy's smooth.

Jerry Maguire says: Towel?

Rod Tidwell says: Naah, I air dry

Rod Tidwell says: Nah, I air dry.

Clifford Dubose says: You're going downtown!

Lawson Russell says: On what charge?

Clifford Dubose says: Arrogance.

Lawson Russell says: I'll say it once again. It's an immutable fact of life. The strong will always thread on the weak. But every once in a while, we get a little bit of justice. That's all we can hope for.

Billy Roberts says: Why would you want to fly for a country that thanks you by lynching you?

Rod Tidwell says: Show me the money!

Jo says: Why do you want this so badly?

Carl Brashear says: Because they said i couldn't have it

Carl Brashear says: Because they said I couldn't have it

Rod Tidwell says: It's something very personal, a very important thing. Hell! It's a family motto. Are you ready Jerry? I wanna make sure you're ready, brother. Here it is: Show me the money. Show! Me! The! Money! Jerry, it is such a pleasure to say that! Say it with me one time, Jerry.

Jerry Maguire says: Show you the money.

Rod Tidwell says: No, no. You can do better than that! I want you to say it brother with meaning! Hey, I got Bob Sugar on the other line I bet you he can say it!

Jerry Maguire says: Yeah, yeah, no, no, no. Show you the money.

Rod Tidwell says: No! Not show you! Show me the money!

Owen Templeton says: I get that a lot

Owen Templeton says: I get that a lot.

Nick says: yeah ya do (from me)

Nick says: Yeah ya do.

Rod Tidwell says: Ya Know

Rod Tidwell says: Ya know.

Ben Carson says: Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.

Frank Sachs says: If there's a mental health organization that raises money for people like you, be sure to let me know.

Tre Styles says: RICKY!

Major Emanuelle Stance says: Get your head up son.

Rod Tidwell says: Jerry Maguire, my agent. You're my ambassador of Kwan.

Rod Tidwell says: Scream it, Jerry!

Ben Carson says: A role model.

James Robert "Radio" Kennedy says: Where my pie!?

James Robert "Radio" Kennedy says: Where's my pie!?

Rod Tidwell says: Show me the money!