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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 14 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
 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)
 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)
- 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)
 1997-2000 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
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- Episode dated 29 September 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999 Best of the Chris Rock Show (TV Special) (producer)
 1999 Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1996 Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
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Does vocals on the song "Recognize" by 'Ol Dirty Bastard'. See more »

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18 Interviews | 25 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on hosting the Oscars] I didn't want to do it at first, they offered it to me a few times. I thought the risk was too big next to the rewards, but it was a conscious decision to have a big year. I also wanted to get some offers and stop writing movies, we ended up getting a high rating and it was fast show. There's no more pressure in show business than that first seven minutes of monologue, ... See more »

Trivia:

Release of the book, "Chris Rock" by Anne M. Todd. See more »

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His high-pitched delivery See more »

Nickname:

Chrissy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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