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Chris Rock

Previous star: Claire Windsor

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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

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Variety, 2018-12-10 22:19:34
Production has begun in Spain on Sally Potter’s untitled family drama, starring Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, and Laura Linney. The story is described as a chronicle of a wild day in the life of a man on the edge, held together by the unconditional love of ...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2018-10-26 18:00:47
Universal is in negotiations to sign Chris Rock to direct Kevin Hart in the comedy movie “Co-Parenting.” The project is based on an original idea by Rock and Hart. Yamara Taylor (ABC’s “Black-ish”) will write the script. Hart will portray a stay-at-home dad who raises the kids while his CEO ...

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Variety, 2018-08-04 01:50:47
FX CEO John Landgraf fielded questions at the Television Critics Association summer press tour Friday. Later in the day, he spoke with Variety about strategy, programming, talent, and the future of FX. How did season four of “Fargo” with Chris Rock come together? Every season of “Fargo” has really been ...

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