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Actor Foxx joins 'influence' list
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx was nominated for two Oscars this year
Oscar winners Jamie Foxx and Hilary Swank have made Time magazine's "most influential people" list of 2005.

Foxx, 37, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles, was joined by Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino and Johnny Depp from the movie world.

Documentary maker Michael Moore, who produced Farenheit 9/11 and Bowling For Columbine, also joined the top 100.

The US publication's annual list also included music stars Alicia Keys and Kanye West.

'Heroes and icons'

Personalities from the world of entertainment made the list as stars who have "won fans and spawned imitators around the world".

They were nominated by people who have been in the spotlight themselves.

Clint Eastwood and Hilary Swank
Clint Eastwood was praised by actor Sean Penn

Actor and film director Sean Penn called Clint Eastwood, who won an Oscar for his picture Million Dollar Baby, "cinema's Mount Rushmore".

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey was included on the "heroes and icons" section of the list, while rapper Jay-Z was lauded for his business acumen.

Time magazine's managing editor Jim Kelly said the list showed "the breadth of human endeavour", adding that "influence" had a myriad of definitions.

The 100 list, which was published on Monday, featured a cross-section of politicians, businessmen and scientists from 31 countries.



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