Jamie Foxx beams as he accepts the Producers Award at AAFCA Special Achievement nearly a


Jamie Foxx was on top of his game Sunday in Los Angeles, as he was honored by the African American Film Critics Association with the Producers Award.

Foxx, 56, was honored for his company Foxxhole Productions at a luncheon held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. 

The Terrell, Texas-born entertainer was clad in an all-black ensemble of a Dolce & Gabbana sport coat over a T-shirt with slacks and black shoes at the event in Southern California

The Oscar-winning actor donned eyeglasses and sported a goatee at the gathering. 

The resurgent star, who is father to daughters Corinne Foxx, 30, and Annalise Bishop, 15, from previous relationships, was honored nearly a year after he was hospitalized, leading to a months-long battle back to health.

Jamie Foxx, 56, was on top of his game Sunday in Los Angeles, as he was honored by the African American Film Critics Association with the Producers Award. He was honored for his company Foxxhole Productions at a luncheon held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club

Jamie Foxx, 56, was on top of his game Sunday in Los Angeles, as he was honored by the African American Film Critics Association with the Producers Award. He was honored for his company Foxxhole Productions at a luncheon held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club 

The Terrell, Texas-born entertainer was clad in an all-black ensemble of a sport coat over a T-shirt with slacks at the event in Southern California

The Terrell, Texas-born entertainer was clad in an all-black ensemble of a sport coat over a T-shirt with slacks at the event in Southern California 

The Collateral star was the center of attention as he delivered his speech as he was honored at the event.

Foxx was pictured at the event posed alongside actress Jurnee Smollett, 37, actor Courtney B. Vance, 63, and actress Nia Long, 53, among others.

Corinne said in an April 12, 2023 statement on Instagram that the A-lister had been taken to a hospital after dealing with a ‘medical complication.’

Corinne said the following month that her father was on the road to recovery.

‘My Dad has been out of the hospital for weeks, recuperating,’ she said. ‘In fact, he was playing pickleball yesterday! Thanks for everyone’s prayers and support!’

The multitalented entertainer had been working in Georgia on the Netflix film Back in Action last year when he ran into his health complications.

After Foxx ceased working on the film, which also features Cameron Diaz, following his health battle last spring, he was seen on the set again earlier this year.

In the wake of a tumultuous timeframe in dealing with his health scare, Foxx recently teased a return to standup comedy.

The Collateral star was the center of attention as he delivered his speech after he was honored

The Collateral star was the center of attention as he delivered his speech after he was honored 

The Oscar-winning actor was honored nearly a year after he was hospitalized, leading to a months-long battle back to health

The Oscar-winning actor was honored nearly a year after he was hospitalized, leading to a months-long battle back to health 

In the wake of a tumultuous timeframe in dealing with his health scare, Foxx has teased a return to standup comedy

In the wake of a tumultuous timeframe in dealing with his health scare, Foxx has teased a return to standup comedy 

Last week he said in an Instagram post, 'Going to get on somebody’s stage somewhere near you. I got some jokes, and a story to tell'

Last week he said in an Instagram post, ‘Going to get on somebody’s stage somewhere near you. I got some jokes, and a story to tell’

Foxx's producing partner Datari Turner, 44, who has collaborated on the projects such as They Cloned Tyrone, Story Ave and The Burial with the A-list star, was also honored Sunday

Foxx’s producing partner Datari Turner, 44, who has collaborated on the projects such as They Cloned Tyrone, Story Ave and The Burial with the A-list star, was also honored Sunday 

The multitalented entertainer had been working in Georgia on the Netflix film Back in Action last year when he ran into his health complications, but resumed working on the movie earlier this year

The multitalented entertainer had been working in Georgia on the Netflix film Back in Action last year when he ran into his health complications, but resumed working on the movie earlier this year 

‘Going to get on somebody’s stage somewhere near you,’ Foxx said last week in an Instagram post. ‘I got some jokes, and a story to tell.’

The Any Given Sunday actor accompanied the remark with a clip from his 2002 HBO special I Might Need Security, in which he did an impersonation of late musical legend Prince.

Among the other honorees on Sunday included Foxx’s producing partner Datari Turner, 44, who has collaborated on the projects such as They Cloned Tyrone, Story Ave and The Burial with the A-list star.

The Martin Scorsese movie Killers of the Flower Moon was honored with the Stanley & Karen Kramer Social Justice Award after ‘shining a light on the true story of the infamous Osage Nation murders,’ the AAFCA said in a statement, according to The Hollywood Reporter

Fatima Robinson, a choreographer, was presented with the organization’s Salute to Excellence Award.

Robinson last year worked on a slew of high-profile projects including The Color Purple, the Oscars, the Grammys and Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé.

Filmmaker Deon Taylor, who created Hidden Empire Film Group, was presented with the Horizon Award, recognizing him as a ‘talent on the rise,’ the AAFCA said.

Also honored with the organization’s first-ever Freedom Award was late marketing professional and activist Michael Latt, who was fatally shot at 36 last fall.

Foxx posed alongside actress Jurnee Smollett while holding up a glass plaque he was awarded with

Foxx posed alongside actress Jurnee Smollett while holding up a glass plaque he was awarded with 

Foxx posed alongside Smolett and Emmy-winning actor Courtney B. Vance at the event

Foxx posed alongside Smolett and Emmy-winning actor Courtney B. Vance at the event 

Baby Boy and the Fast and the Furious actor Tyrese Gibson beamed as he was pictured on the red carpet

Baby Boy and the Fast and the Furious actor Tyrese Gibson beamed as he was pictured on the red carpet 

Actress Nia Long looked stunning in a white blazer with black slacks

Actress Nia Long looked stunning in a white blazer with black slacks 

Vance was dapper in a black suit with white top and sneakers

Vance was dapper in a black suit with white top and sneakers 

Honoree Deon Taylor and Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank were pictured at the event

Honoree Deon Taylor and Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank were pictured at the event 

Taylor, who created Hidden Empire Film Group, was presented with the Horizon Award, recognizing him as a 'talent on the rise,' the AAFCA said

Taylor, who created Hidden Empire Film Group, was presented with the Horizon Award, recognizing him as a ‘talent on the rise,’ the AAFCA said 

The Million Dollar Baby star was a speaker at Sunday's event in LA

The Million Dollar Baby star was a speaker at Sunday’s event in LA 

The organization said it was ‘recognizing his legacy as an exceptional marketing strategist, thought leader, and founder of Lead With Love.’

AAFCA president and cofounder Gil Robertson said, ‘Our list this year includes titans and trailblazers whose work has transformed the cinematic arts.

‘Their work leaves us in awe of their incredible achievements and inspires us to move forward in all our endeavors with passion, creativity and determination. AAFCA looks forward to celebrating them.’



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