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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

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2020-03-18 01:52:36
Lionsgate has joined the parade of releases pulled from theatrical release due to the coronavirus pandemic, pulling the Chris Rock-Samuel L. Jackson “Saw” reboot, Janelle Monae’s “Antebellum” and Sarah Paulson’s “Run.” Lionsgate made the moves on Tuesday, in the wake of Disney-Marvel pulling its Scarlett Johansson superhero adventure “Black Widow,” ...

Oscars: Janelle Monáe, Chris Rock, Steve Martin skewer Academy Awards for lack of diversity
USA Today Music, 2020-02-10 04:45:43
Janelle Monae and Chris Rock roasted issues with diversity at the Oscars during the start of the 92nd annual Academy Awards Sunday night.        

Read Steve Martin and Chris Rock’s Oscars Non-Monologue Monologue
NY Times Movies, 2020-02-10 02:03:11
Chris Rock and Steve Martin helped kick off the 2020 Academy Awards with a traditional monologue, much like in past awards shows. But don’t call them hosts.

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