Cuba Gooding, Jr. is one of my favorite actors because he made it easier for me to learn our history. He plays in many great movies like, Men of Honor, Pearl Harbor, and other movies where I learn about some of our wars and history on slavery.
Cuba Gooding, Jr., actor. He is best known for his Academy Award-winning portrayal of Rod Tidwell ("Show Me the Money!") in Cameron Crowe's film Jerry Maguire. He also appeared in As Good As It Gets, Instinct, Radio, Men of Honor, Snow Dogs, The Fighting Temptations, Tuskegee Airmen, Boat Trip, Norbit, American Gangster, Gifted Hands, and Machete Kills. He had a tiny part as the kid sitting in the barber's chair in Coming to America.