Cuba Gooding, Jr. is best known for his role as Atticus Finch in the film “To Kill a Mockingbird” and for his work in television and movies. He has also been a judge on “The View” and was recently announced as one of the jurors in the trial of Michael Cohen. But what is Cuba Gooding, Jr. really up to? Here are seven things you may not know about him.
He Was Born In Richmond, Virginia, On December 12, 1961
He was born to Cuban-born parents and began his career in the entertainment industry as a child actor. Gooding, Jr. first came to prominence in the early 1990s when he starred in the hit movie “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Gooding, Jr. also starred in television series such as “The Practice” and “Nip/Tuck.”
In 2013, he became a judge on the U.S. version of “The View.”
In 2018, Gooding, Jr. was announced as one of the jurors in Michael Cohen’s trial.
He Started His Acting Career In The 1970s
Cuba Gooding, Jr. started his acting career in the 1970s. He has appeared in over 50 films and TV shows. Some of those include “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “The Equalizer,” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”
He Was A Judge On “The View” For Six Years
Cuba Gooding, Jr. was a judge on “The View” for six years. He started out as a writer and then became a producer. He then became a judge and moderated the show.
In addition to his work on “The View,” he has also been involved in a few movies and television shows. His most recent movie is “Michael Cohen: The Money Pit.”
He is of black African descent
Cuba Gooding, Jr. is of black African descent. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Cuban parents.
He Co-founded The Non-profit Organization “Laughnow”
Cuba Gooding, Jr. co-founded Laughnow in 2006 with his wife, Katherine Heigl. The organization helps underprivileged children in Los Angeles County learn to laugh and develop healthy social skills.
He Is Married To Actress Laura Prepon
Cuba Gooding, Jr. is married to actress Laura Prepon. They have two children together, a daughter and a son.
He was born in Los Angeles, California on December 12, 1962.
He attended high school in the city of Compton, California.
He is of African-American descent.
He is a judge on “The View” and was recently announced as one of the jurors in the trial of Michael Cohen.
His Son Is Actor Christopher Gooding, III
Cuba Gooding, Jr. has two sons: Christopher Gooding, III and Harry Gooding, II. He is the brother of actor Marlon Wayans.
What Does Cuba Gooding, Jr. Have In Store For Us?
Cuba Gooding, Jr. is set to square off in a trial against Michael Cohen on September 15th. This trial is important because it will determine whether or not Cohen committed a crime by raiding the home of Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. If convicted, Cohen could face up to five years in prison. Additionally, Gooding, Jr. is also set to face questions about his role in the film “To Kill a Mockingbird” which was released in 1960. In this film, Gooding, Jr. plays Atticus Finch and is accused of racism.