How old was Cuba Gooding Jr. in his first movie: Coming to America?

Cuba Gooding Jr. was 19 in Coming to America when he played the character 'Boy Getting Haircut'.

That was over 36 years ago in 1988.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 56, and has starred in 71 movies in total, 70 of those since Coming to America was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Coming to America, I think Cuba Gooding Jr. looks:

Did you know?

  • Director John Landis has worked with Cuba Gooding Jr. just once in his career.
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.'s first movie was as 'Boy Getting Haircut' in Coming to America, released in 1988 when he was 19
  • Coming to America scores 6.85 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Coming to America

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s other movies