Chris Rock biography

Chris Rock

Comedian, Celebrity

1965 –

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Who is Chris Rock?

Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, and director.

After working as a standup comic and appearing in small 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 roles, and a series of acclaimed comedy specials for HBO.

He was voted as the fifth greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Comedy Central. He was also voted in the United Kingdom as the ninth greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups in 2007, and again in the updated 2010 list as the eighth greatest stand-up comic.

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Born
Feb 7, 1965
Andrews
Also known as
  • Christopher Julius Rock III
  • Chrissy
  • Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • James Madison High School
  • Stuyvesant High School
Employment
  • Happy Madison Productions
Lived in
  • South Carolina
  • Brooklyn
  • Alpine

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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