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Chris Rock

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.

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Feb 7, 1965 In Andrews, South Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Spiral: From the Book of Saw 2021-05-12
Latest Project:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Known For
Poster of Dolemite Is My Name
Poster of Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Poster of Bowling for Columbine
Poster of Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Movie Spiral: From the Book of Saw Zeke
Movie This is Stand-Up
Movie The Roads Not Taken Adam
Movie Roald Dahl's The Witches
Movie Dolemite Is My Name Bobby Vale
Movie Nobody's Fool Lawrence
Movie The Week Of Kirby Cordice
Movie Chris Rock: Tamborine Himself
Movie Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Himself
Movie Sandy Wexler Testimonial
Movie Dying Laughing Himself
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself
Series Empire Frank Gathers
Movie Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story Narrator
Movie Live from New York! Himself
Movie A Very Murray Christmas Chris Rock
Movie Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live Himself
Movie Top Five Andre
Series Fargo Loy Cannon
Movie Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of The Comic Strip Himself
Movie And the Oscar Goes To...
Movie One Direction: This Is Us Himself
Movie Grown Ups 2 Kurt McKenzie
Movie Madly Madagascar Marty (voice)
Series The Eric Andre Show Director
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac HImself
Movie 2 Days in New York Mingus
Movie What to Expect When You're Expecting Vic
Movie Brooklyn Boheme Himself
Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Marty (voice)
Series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself
Movie Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp Himself
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable Panelist
Movie Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself
Movie 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief Himself
Movie Woody Allen: A Documentary Himself
Movie Talking Funny Himself
Movie Back From Hell: A Tribute to Sam Kinison Self
Movie Grown Ups Kurt McKenzie
Movie Death at a Funeral Aaron
Series Louie Chris Rock
Movie Merry Madagascar Marty
Movie Good Hair Himself
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Himself
Movie The Black List: Volume One Himself
Movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan Taxi Driver
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown
Movie Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger Himself
Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Marty / Additional Zebras (voice)
Movie Bee Movie Mooseblood (voice)
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Himself - Actor
Movie I Think I Love My Wife Richard Cooper
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself
Series The One Show Unknown
Movie Kings of Comedy USA Himself
Movie TNA: The 50 Greatest Moments Himself
Series The Reichen Show Unknown
Series Everybody Hates Chris Unknown
Movie Romanekian Himself
Series Weekends at the D.L. Unknown
Movie The Longest Yard Caretaker
Movie Madagascar Marty (voice)
Movie The Aristocrats Himself
Movie Before They Were Kings: Vol. 1 Himself
Movie Chris Rock: Never Scared Chris Rock
Movie Paparazzi Pizza Delivery Guy
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown
Movie The Very Best America's Funniest Comedians
Movie Head of State Mays Gilliam
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Himself
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Himself
Movie Comedian Himself
Movie Bowling for Columbine Himself
Movie Bad Company Jake Hayes/Kevin Pope/Michael Turner
Movie Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma Himself (Interviewee)
Movie Down to Earth Lance Barton
Movie Pootie Tang JB / Radio DJ / Pootie's Father
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Comedian (voice)
Movie Osmosis Jones Osmosis Jones (voice)
Movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chaka Luther King
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown
Movie Def Comedy Jam, Vol. 7
Series DAG Unknown
Movie Nurse Betty Wesley
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock Himself
Movie Dogma Rufus
Movie Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special Self
Series Rove Himself
Movie Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker Himself
Movie Jackie's Back! Chris Rock
Movie Torrance Rises Himself
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman Himself / Various Characters
Movie Doctor Dolittle Rodney the Guinea Pig
Movie Lethal Weapon 4 Det.Lee Butters
Movie Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes Himself (archive footage)
Movie Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live Himself / Various Characters
Series The View Unknown
Movie Beverly Hills Ninja Joey
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown
Movie Chris Rock: Bring the Pain Himself
Movie Sgt. Bilko 1st Lt. Oster
Movie The Immortals Deke
Movie Panther Yuck Mouth
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Woody (voice)
Series Baseball Himself
Movie Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes Himself
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown
Movie CB4 Albert / MC Gusto
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown
Series Martin Unknown
Movie Boomerang Bony T
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown
Movie New Jack City Pookie
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Maurice / Jasmine
Series In Living Color
Series The Simpsons Unknown
Movie Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen Himself
Movie I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Rib Joint Customer
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown
Movie Beverly Hills Cop II Playboy Mansion Valet
Movie Krush Groove Person Standing Next to Club Phone During Fight (uncredited)
Series Miami Vice Unknown
Series MTV Video Music Awards Himself - Host
Series Saturday Night Live Himself
Series The Oscars Himself