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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 16 wins & 74 nominations. See more awards »

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Top Five Andre Allen
(2014)
The Longest Yard Caretaker
(2005)
Head of State Producer
(2003)
Madagascar Marty
(2005)

Filmography

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 2021 Sidetracked (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- A Trollop? (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Getting to Know the Guy I Slept with Last Night (2021) ... (executive producer)
- I Thought I'd Be Happy ... (executive producer)
- Cause You're Cute and Live in Weho ... (executive producer)
 2021 Spiral (executive producer)
 2017-2018 The Rundown with Robin Thede (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.18 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Tamborine (TV Special) (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 - produced by)
 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 #5.10 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.9 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.8 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.7 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.6 (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) (executive producer)
 1994 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993 CB4 (co-producer)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Motherfucker with the Hat" on Broadway. Comedy; written by Stephen Adly Guirgis; original music by Terence Blanchard; fight choreography by Paul Calderon; assistant director Cat Miller; directed by Anna D. Shapiro. Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre: 11 Apr 2011-17 Jul 2011 (112 performances + 28 previews that began on ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Tremendous

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Malaak Compton  (divorced)  (2 children)

Children:

Lola Simone Rock | See more »

Parents:

Julius Rock | Rosalie Rock

Relatives:

Tony Rock (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

Guys play characters that won't grow up and something catastrophic happens and they have to grow up to save the day -- that's pretty much what today's comedy is about, See more »

Trivia:

Was in a relationship with actress Megalyn Echikunwoke from February 2016 to March 2020. See more »

Trademark:

Jokes about racism and black stereotypes See more »

Nickname:

Chrissy

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