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Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.25 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.24 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.23 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.22 (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Death at a Funeral (producer)
 2005-2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (executive producer - 88 episodes)
- Everybody Hates the G.E.D. (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Everybody Hates Bomb Threats (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Everybody Hates Tasha (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Everybody Hates Back Talk (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Everybody Hates the Car (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Good Hair (Documentary) (producer)
 2008 Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife (producer)
 2004 Chris Rock: Never Scared (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 Head of State (producer)
 1998-2002 The Hughleys (TV Series) (executive producer - 89 episodes)
- It's a Girl: Part 2 (2002) ... (executive producer)
- It's a Girl: Part 1 (2002) ... (executive producer)
- How Hattie Got Her Groove Back (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Directed by Darryl Hughley (2002) ... (executive producer)
- You've Got Male (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Pootie Tang (producer)
 2001 Down to Earth (executive producer)
 1997-2000 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 November 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 20 October 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 13 October 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.7 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 29 September 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999 Best of the Chris Rock Show (TV Movie) (producer)
 1999 Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1996 Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Chris Rock (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993 CB4 (co-producer)
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Release of the music video for Johnny Cash's 2003 cover of "God's Gonna Cut You Down" (both the song and the video released posthumously); featuring appearances by (in order of appearance): David Allan Coe; Iggy Pop; Kanye West; Chris Martin; Kris Kristofferson; Patti Smith; Terrence Howard; Flea; Q-Tip; Adam Levine; Chris Rock... See more »

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18 Interviews | 23 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I don't write jokes first. I write down topics. I think of what I want to talk about, and then I write the jokes--they don't write me...And even if you don't think it's funny, you won't think it's boring. You might disagree, but you'll listen. And maybe even laugh as you disagree. See more »


Daughter, Lola Simone, born 28 June 2002 in New York City. See more »


Jokes about Racism and black stereotypes See more »



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