Cuba Gooding Junior Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


5th February 2016

Quote: "It's gotta be her breasts, because she's got the most beautiful breasts still to this day." Cuba Gooding, Jr. is a big fan of his Shadowboxer co-star Helen Mirren's cleavage.


11th June 2012

Quote: "I wanted to meet Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained but he had Jamie Foxx in mind - that one hurt." Actor Cuba Gooding, JR. reveals his biggest disappointment.


7th June 2012

Fact: Ice hockey fans Kate Hudson, Cuba Gooding, JR., Matthew Perry, Charlie Sheen and movie mogul Jerry Bruckheimer were among the stars who attended the Stanley Cup final clash between the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (06Jun12).


16th February 2012

Quote: "It doesn't go away. I get it all the time. I wish I had a wand that would make people disappear whenever they say it. It's hard, especially when some drunk in a bar asks and finally you say it and he says, 'No, say it like you said it in the movie.'" Cuba Gooding, JR. is sick of fans asking him to repeat his famous "Show me the money" line from 1996 movie Jerry Maguire.


27th January 2012

Quote: "He was amazing to work with... I made some comment like, 'I bet the Stormtroopers didn't have this many lines,' and he said, 'I'll tell you about the Stormtroopers'. And as he starts talking, everybody leans in and stops working and listens... He could have pooped on himself." Cuba Gooding, JR. on working with movie legend and Star Wars creator George Lucas on their new film Red Tails.


22nd May 2011

Fact: Cuba Gooding Jr.'s ego has taken a hit - the Best Supporting Actor Oscar he won for 1996 film Jerry Maguire has been dented after an incident with one of his children.


21st May 2011

Fact: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. showed off his fancy footwork on Britain's The Graham Norton Show on Friday (20May11) by breakdancing to Chris Brown and Benny Benassi's track Beautiful People.


9th November 2009

Quote: "Just got Cuba Gooding JR. cleared for The R.E.D. Album. You gotta wait to see what role he played in this R.E.D. movie." Rapper The Game teases fans by revealing the Jerry Maguire actor is to feature on his forthcoming release.


17th January 2009

Fact: After a slow start on Thursday (15Jan09), the Sundance Film Festival in Utah is shaping up to be the place to be this weekend - Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, Dominic Monaghan, John Cleese, Christie Brinkley, 50 Cent, Cuba Gooding JR, and rap mogul Russell Simmons have all been spotted around town, dressed in their finest winter wear.


25th June 2008

Fact: There was a mini-Boyz n the Hood reunion onstage at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (24Jun08) when the cult film's stars Nia Long, MAURICE CHESTNUT and Cuba Gooding JR. teamed up to present the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist prize to an absent Missy Elliott.


22nd April 2007

Quote: "I won't wear shorts because of my 'chicken legs'." Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding JR hates his skinny pins.


22nd April 2007

Fact: Jerry Maguire star Cuba Gooding JR has a black belt in shin-do shotokai karate.


26th February 2007

Fact: Oscars host Ellen Degeneres prepared herself for a repeat of the Academy Awards streaking incident in 1974 by hiring a staff member to disrobe and run across her studio set, wearing nothing but flesh-coloured underwear, during her ELLEN interview with Cuba Gooding JR on Friday (23FEB07).


25th January 2007

Quote: "(On the) first day of filming, Eddie walked on the set as an Asian guy and nobody knew it was Eddie." Cuba Gooding JR was stunned by his NORBIT co-star Eddie Murphy's makeover as old Asian MR WONG.


4th August 2006

Quote: "He does the full monty and he's built like one of the brothers too." Cuba Gooding JR is impressed with the size of Shadow Boxers co-star Stephen Dorff's manhood.


27th July 2006

Quote: "There's a scene in the woods that you will never forget." Oscar winner Cuba Gooding JR insists his al fresco love scene with 61-year-old Helen Mirren in new thriller SHADOWBOXER will stun movie fans.


19th July 2006

Fact: Cuba Gooding JR is replacing Eddie Murphy in the sequel to DADDY DAY CARE - DADDY DAY CAMP.


16th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I found my true African roots on that movie. A brother does not like the cold. That movie changed my sinuses for three years. If I see a dog again, I might kick him in the balls." Oscar winner Cuba Gooding JR does not have fond memories of making family film Snow Dogs. </p>


15th February 2006

Fact: <p>JERRY MAGUIRE star Cuba Gooding JR was part of a breakdancing troupe which helped close the Summer Olympics in 1984. </p>


1st February 2006

Fact: <p>Wyclef Jean and BLACK EYED PEAS star taboo have both landed roles in Oscar winner Cuba Gooding JR's new cop thriller DIRTY. In the film, Gooding Jr plays an anti-gang police official. </p>


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