Chris Tucker

Comedian, Film actor

1971 –

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Who is Chris Tucker?

Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He has also appeared in Luc Besson's The Fifth Element before beginning work on the highly successful Rush Hour films. In 2007, he negotiated a $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood at the time.

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Born
Aug 31, 1971
Atlanta
Also known as
  • Christopher Tucker
  • Christopher "Chris" Tucker
  • Christopher Andrew Tucker
Parents
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia High School
Lived in
  • Atlanta
  • Los Angeles
  • Decatur

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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