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Chris Rock

Screenwriter / Film Director / Comedian / Film Producer / Television Presenter | * 02/07/1965 (55) | Andrews, South Carolina, USA
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Christopher Julius Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American Comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. After working as a stand-up Comedian and appearing in supporting film roles, Rock came to wider prominence as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s. He went on to more prominent film appearances, with starring roles in Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), Grown Ups (2010), its sequel Grown Ups 2 (2013), Top Five ()
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Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American Comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. He was voted in the US as the 5th greatest stand-up Comedian of all time by Comedy Central. He was also voted in the UK as the 9th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups in 2007, and again in the updated 2010 list as the 8th greatest stand-up comic. He is also known for his roles in Dogma, Beverly Hills Ninja, Lethal Weapon 4, Nurse Betty, The Longest Yard, Bad Company, and a starring role in Down to Earth. Rock has also increasingly worked behind the camera, both as a writer and director of Head of State and I Think I Love My Wife. In the fall of 2005, the UPN television network premiered a comedy series called Everybody Hates Chris, based on Rock's school days, of which he is the executive producer and narrator. The show has garnered both critical and ratings success. The series was nominated for a 2006 Golden Globe for Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy), a 2006 People's Choice Award for Favorite New Television Comedy, and two 2006 Emmy Awards for costuming and cinematography. Following the release of his first documentary, 2009's Good Hair, Rock is working on a documentary about debt called Credit is the Devil. In 2010 he starred alongside Adam Sandler in Grown-ups and with fellow Comedian/actor Martin Lawrence in the remake of the British film Death at a Funeral. Rock has been married to Malaak Compton-Rock since November 23, 1996. They have two daughters together, Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Chris Rock

Primetime Emmy Award Lunt-Fontanne Award for Ensemble Excellence

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Movies with Chris Rock as Actor(86)

as Bobby Vale2019 Dolemite Is My Name
as himself2018 Chris Rock: Tamborine
as Lawrence2018 Nobody's Fool
as Kirby Cordice2018 The Week Of
as himself2017 Dying Laughing
as Testimonial2017 Sandy Wexler
as Andre2014 Top Five
as Marty (voice)2013 Madly Madagascar
as Kurt McKenzie2013 Grown Ups 2
as himself2012 Brooklyn Boheme
as Mingus2012 2 Days in New York
as himself2011 Talking Funny
as Kurt McKenzie2010 Grown Ups
as Aaron2010 Death at a Funeral
as Marty2009 Merry Madagascar
as himself2009 Good Hair
as Marty / Additional Zebras (voice)2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
as Mooseblood (voice)2007 Bee Movie
as Richard Cooper2007 I Think I Love My Wife
as Marty (voice)2005 Madagascar
as Caretaker2005 The Longest Yard
as himself2005 The Aristocrats
as Pizza Delivery Guy2004 Paparazzi
as Mays Gilliam2003 Head of State
as himself2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
as Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)2003 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley
as himself2002 Bowling for Columbine
as himself2002 Comedian
as Jake Hayes/Kevin Pope/Michael Turner2002 Bad Company
as Chaka Luther King2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
as Comedian (voice)2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence
as Himself (Interviewee)2001 Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma
as JB / Radio DJ / Pootie's Father2001 Pootie Tang
as Lance Barton2001 Down to Earth
as Osmosis Jones (voice)2001 Osmosis Jones
as Wesley2000 Nurse Betty
as Rufus1999 Dogma
as himself1999 Torrance Rises
as Det.Lee Butters1998 Lethal Weapon 4
as Himself / Various Characters1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman
as Rodney the Guinea Pig1998 Doctor Dolittle
as Himself / Various Characters1998 Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live
as 1st Lt. Oster1996 Sgt. Bilko
as Deke1995 The Immortals
as Yuck Mouth1995 Panther
as Albert / MC Gusto1993 CB4
as Bony T1992 Boomerang
as Pookie1991 New Jack City
as Rib Joint Customer1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
as Playboy Mansion Valet1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
as Person Standing Next to Club Phone During Fight (uncredited)1985 Krush Groove

TV Shows/Series with Chris Rock as Actor(39)

Movies with Chris Rock as Crew(29)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Spiral: From The Book of Saw
Writing/Original Story2021 Spiral: From The Book of Saw
Directing/Director2019 Co-Parenting
Production/Producer2019 Co-Parenting
Writing/Writer2018 Chris Rock: Tamborine
Directing/Director2015 Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
Directing/Director2014 Top Five
Writing/Writer2014 Top Five
Production/Producer2010 Death at a Funeral
Production/Executive Producer2009 Good Hair
Writing/Writer2009 Good Hair
Directing/Director2007 I Think I Love My Wife
Production/Producer2007 I Think I Love My Wife
Writing/Screenplay2007 I Think I Love My Wife
Writing/Writer2004 Chris Rock: Never Scared
Directing/Director2003 Head of State
Production/Producer2003 Head of State
Writing/Author2003 Head of State
Crew/Thanks2002 Bowling for Columbine
Production/Producer2001 Pootie Tang
Writing/Screenplay2001 Down to Earth
Writing/Writer1999 Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker
Writing/Writer1996 Chris Rock: Bring the Pain
Writing/Writer1994 Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes
Writing/Story1993 CB4
Writing/Screenplay1993 CB4

TV Shows/Series with Chris Rock as Crew(6)

Production/Producer2005 Everybody Hates Chris
Writing/Writer2005 Everybody Hates Chris
Production/Producer1998 The Hughleys
Production/Executive Producer1997 The Chris Rock Show
Writing/Writer1997 The Chris Rock Show
Writing/Writer1993 Politically Incorrect

Full Name: Chris Rock
Born: Sunday, 02/07 1965 (February) in Andrews (current age: 55 years + 153 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Record Label: Atlantic Records
Siblings: Tony Rock
Other names for Chris Rock (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Christopher Julius Rock"
"Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III"
"Κρίς Ροκ"
Chris Rock frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (34x, Actor)
Adam Sandler (27x, Actor)
Bill Hader (26x, Actor)
Ben Stiller (24x, Actor)
Martin Short (18x, Actor)
Jay Leno (17x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (16x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (15x, Actor)
Jamie Foxx (15x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (15x, Actress)
Louis C. K. (14x, Crew)
Jimmy Fallon (14x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1074, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/07/2020