Chris Rock
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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.
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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.
Known For
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
The Oscars
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan
The Oscars
The Oscars
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan
Real Time with Bill Maher
The Simpsons
The Graham Norton Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Miami Vice
Homicide: Life on the Street
Keeping Up with the Kardashians
The Eric Andre Show
Martin
A.N.T. Farm
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Empire
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Everybody Hates Chris
The Kardashians
Louie
Hart to Heart
George Carlin's American Dream
Everybody Still Hates Chris
The Oscars
Everybody Hates Chris
2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Desus & Mero
Sandy Wexler
The Jay Leno Show
The Comedy Store
Dolemite Is My Name
Beverly Hills Cop II
Nobody's Fool
A Very Murray Christmas
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Kids Are Punny
Inside Comedy
Amsterdam
Everybody Hates Chris
The Black List: Volume One
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Dogma
Roald Dahl's The Witches
Fargo
The Oscars
Grown Ups
Grown Ups 2
Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Madly Madagascar
The Week Of
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Madagascar
The Longest Yard
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Death at a Funeral
DAG
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain
Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Uptown Comedy Express
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker
Chris Rock: Never Scared
Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger
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