Caption: Still of Cuba Gooding Jr. in Lightning Jack (1994)
Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: January 2, 1968
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Known for: Jerry Maguire (1996), As Good as It Gets (1997), Men of Honor (2000), What Dreams May Come (1998)
Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His paternal grandfather was from Barbados. Cuba's father ...