Chris Rock
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Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, 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 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, as a writer and director (and starring actor) 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 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.
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Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, 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 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, as a writer and director (and starring actor) 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 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.
Known For
Saturday Night Live
The Oscars
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Daily Show
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
MTV Video Music Awards
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Tony Awards
King of the Hill
LIVE with Kelly and Mark
Teen Choice Awards
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
Broad City
The Eric Andre Show
Martin
The Bernie Mac Show
A.N.T. Farm
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Empire
The Jay Leno Show
Desus & Mero
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Weekends at the D.L.
The Kardashians
DAG
Louie
Inside Comedy
Hart to Heart
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live
2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Sandy Wexler
Beverly Hills Cop II
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Comedian
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie
The Comedy Store
Doctor Dolittle
Dolemite Is My Name
George Carlin's American Dream
What to Expect When You're Expecting
A Very Murray Christmas
Nobody's Fool
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Boomerang
Dogma
Kids Are Punny
Everybody Hates Chris
Pootie Tang
Amsterdam
Bee Movie
Lethal Weapon 4
The Black List: Volume One
Roald Dahl's The Witches
New Jack City
Rustin
Fargo
Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Grown Ups 2
Grown Ups
Dreamworks Happy Holidays from Madagascar
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Madagascar
The Week Of
Kevin Hart & Chris Rock: Headliners Only
Madly Madagascar
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
The Longest Yard
Top Five
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain
Down to Earth
Death at a Funeral
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker
Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger
Chris Rock: Never Scared
Uptown Comedy Express
Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Everybody Still Hates Chris
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