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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)
Head of State
Head of State Producer
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 The Rundown with Robin Thede (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
 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)
 2010 Death at a Funeral (producer)
 2005-2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (executive producer - 88 episodes)
 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)
 2001 Pootie Tang (producer)
 2001 Down to Earth (executive producer)
 1997-2000 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
 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 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
 1993 CB4 (co-producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercials (voice-over, as "Little Penny"): Nike. 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was bused to a school in Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn in 1972. I was one of the first black kids in the history of the school. There were parents with signs: NIGGER GO HOME. For all intents and purposes, the United States had been practicing apartheid until '68. I was spit on every day. I had water balloons with piss thrown at me. I was fucking Carrie (1976). See more »

Trivia:

Both his father and grandfather were preachers. See more »

Trademark:

High-pitched delivery See more »

Nickname:

Chrissy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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