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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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 2012-2013 Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
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 2005-2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (executive producer - 88 episodes)
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- Everybody Hates Tasha (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Everybody Hates Back Talk (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Everybody Hates the Car (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Chris Rock: Never Scared (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1998-2002 The Hughleys (TV Series) (executive producer - 89 episodes)
- It's a Girl: Part 2 (2002) ... (executive producer)
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- How Hattie Got Her Groove Back (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Directed by Darryl Hughley (2002) ... (executive producer)
- You've Got Male (2002) ... (executive producer)
 1997-2000 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
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 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)
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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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The material comes from whenever you realize that you and someone else have something in common. So any conversation you've had more than once, anything you see happening to you that you see happening to a friend, you go, 'Hmmm, that's a situation I can make funny.' See more »


Was considered for the role of Huggy Bear in Starsky & Hutch (2004). See more »


Very angry whilst doing stand up Walks up and down the stage Shouts a lot See more »



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