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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 15 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Top Five
Top Five Andre Allen
(2014)
The Longest Yard
The Longest Yard Caretaker
(2005)
Lethal Weapon 4
Lethal Weapon 4 Detective Lee Butters
(1998)
Madagascar
Madagascar Marty
(2005)

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 2017 The Rundown with Robin Thede (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 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 Movie 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 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 documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Chris Rock (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993 CB4 (co-producer)
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Other Works:

Appears on interludes on both albums by producer Prince Paul ("Politics Of The Business" and "A Prince Among Thieves") See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Interviews | 32 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Charles S. Dutton's criticism of Martin (1992)] Is Charles Dutton funny? Huh? At the end of the day, no. He's not. Charles Dutton is not as funny as Martin Lawrence. Now, I got nothing against Charles Dutton... but let's be truthful here. If Roc (1991) was funny, it would be on the air... But Charles Dutton is always preaching. How can you say someone has a negative image? You're A Murderer! See more »

Trivia:

Friends with Bernie Mac George Wallace, and Jay Z. See more »

Trademark:

High-pitched delivery. See more »

Nickname:

Chrissy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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