Last January, he divorced from his wife of 22 years, Sara Kapfer, with whom he has three children. They moved from New York to Los Angeles when he was four and separated two years later; his mother raised Gooding and his two siblings alone. Making OJ also enabled a reunion with Singleton, who directed one of the episodes. His experience on all those straight-to-DVD clunkers gave him an education in film-making. So when it was very loud in my house, it represented my dad being home.
Ember. Age: 27.
The real success stories are the people who truly believe they are going to be famous, so they mentally prepare.
Briar. Age: 30.
Cuba Gooding Jr: ‘I had 10 years in the wilderness’
I was on private jets and I was doing the limos, and then, all of a sudden, I was broke again. She came to see his high school graduation performance and signed him up. But in recent years Gooding has been clawing his way back.