This Week's Guests

Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Actor/"The Firing Squad"

Over the years, Cuba has appeared in numerous films and television shows, earning critical acclaim and widespread recognition for his work. Some of his most notable roles include his Academy Award-winning performance as Rod Tidwell in "Jerry Maguire," as well as his work in "Boyz n the Hood," "A Few Good Men," and "As Good as It Gets." In addition, he starred in what he believes to be his greatest accomplishment and fan favorite reiterated to him personally during his travels around the globe...the theatrically released production of Master Chief Carl Brashear's life entitled "MEN OF HONOR."  Cuba has also had success on Broadway, earning a Tony Award nomination for his roles in "The Trip to Bountiful" as well as two consecutive runs as BILLY FLYNN in the acclaimed production of the musical “CHICAGO" both on Broadway as well as the west-end stage in London, UK.    Beyond his work as an actor, Cuba is also known for his philanthropic efforts, particularly in the areas of cancer research and education. He has been involved with numerous charities and organizations, including the American Cancer Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. With his talent, charm, and dedication to giving back, Cuba Gooding Jr is truly a star in every sense of the word.... not the least of which was established when he received his 'star' on the Hollywood walk of fame during publicity for the theatrical release of "SNOW DOGS."