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Chris Rock

Previous star: Claire Windsor

Biography

Rock at the 2012 premiere of What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Source: Wikipedia

Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, and director.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Christopher Julius Rock III
  • Born: February 7, 1965 (age 50) Andrews, South Carolina, U.S.
  • Medium: comedy, television, film
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1984–present
  • Genres: Black humor, musical comedy, observational comedy, political satire, satire
  • Subject(s): African-American culture, American politics, current events, human sexuality, marriage, pop culture, race relations, racism
  • Influences: Bill Cosby, Redd Foxx, Dick Gregory, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Pigmeat Markham, Woody Allen, Eddie Murphy, Sam Kinison, George Carlin, Mort Sahl, Rodney Dangerfield,
  • Influenced: Dave Chappelle, Christian Finnegan, George Lopez
  • Spouse: Malaak Compton-Rock (1996–2014, divorce filed)
  • Website: ChrisRock.com

Read more about Chris Rock at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

josephotterson
Variety, 2019-02-15 23:00:37
Chris Rock has come onboard to direct the NBC single-cam comedy pilot “Saving Kenan,” Variety has learned. Rock will also executive produce the pilot, which stars “SNL” mainstay Kenan Thompson. Thompson will play a newly widowed dad determined to be everything for his kids while begrudgingly letting his persistent father-in-law ...

Oscars hosts rated: From Jimmy Kimmel to Ellen to Chris Rock
BBC Entertainment, 2019-02-06 08:09:00
No-one's doing the job this year, but who's done it well in the past?

elizabethwag
Variety, 2019-01-08 05:27:44
Chris Rock can be crossed of the list of potential 2019 Academy Awards hosts. The comedian denied any interest in the now-dreaded Oscar hosting gig on Monday night at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards dinner in Manhattan. “If it was five years ago, I could say something really ...

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