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Chris Rock

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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 decades. He made his big screen debut in Beverly Hills Cop II and spent three years on the cast of Saturday Night Live. He does commercials for 1-800 Collect and Nike and covered the presidential campaign for the show Politically Incorrect. He lives in Alpine, New Jersey.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Chris Rock -- Divorce Final

Chris Rock
Divorce Final

Chris Rock is officially single, after paying a visit to a New Jersey courthouse ... TMZ has learned. Chris and now ex-wife Malaak both appeared Monday before a judge, finalizing their… READ MORE >

Bono -- Draft Chris Rock to Fight ISIS!! And That's Not Weirdest Part of Senate Speech (VIDEO)

Bono
Draft Chris Rock to Fight ISIS! (And That's Not Weirdest Part of Senate Speech)

Bono's plan to defeat ISIS requires killing the terrorists ... with laughter, provided by A-list comedians like Amy Schumer and Chris Rock. Check out this clip of U2's frontman addressing the… READ MORE >

- 133 days ago
Oscars Girl Scouts Troop -- The $65,000 Lie ... We Barely Got Crumbs

Oscars Girl Scouts Troop
The $65,000 Lie ... We Barely Got Crumbs

The Oscars or the Girl Scouts -- or some mystery benefactor ... is hanging 28 little girls out to dry -- after swearing Chris Rock's bit earned $65k ... we've learned the money is nowhere to be… READ MORE >

- 166 days ago
Oscars Girl Scout Skit -- $65k Not Raised ... Scouts Honor

Oscars Girl Scout Skit
$65k Not Raised ... Scouts Honor

Chris Rock made it look like his battle cry raised a fortune for the Girl Scouts ... sadly, it did not. A Girl Scout rep tells us they sold around 500 boxes of cookies at $5 a pop. That comes… READ MORE >

- 177 days ago
Chris Rock Took It Easy On Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith ... Says Rock's Pal Donnell Rawlings (VIDEO)

Chris Rock
Took It Easy On Will & Jada ... Says Pal Donnell Rawlings

Chris Rock actually pulled his punches when it came to Will and Jada Pinkett Smith because his rehearsals were way more brutal ... according to one of his friends. Donnell Rawlings, who's worked… READ MORE >

- 177 days ago
Chris Rock: Jada Boycotted the Oscars? She Wasn't Invited! (VIDEO)

Chris Rock
Jada's Boycotting Oscars? She Wasn't Invited!

Chris Rock went all in on the #Oscarssowhite controversy during his Oscars monologue, but perhaps no one got it worse than Jada Pinkett Smith. Rock was responding to Smith's video last month in… READ MORE >

- 178 days ago
Chris Rock -- The Falcon Rises ... Again (PHOTO)

Chris Rock
The Falcon Rises ... Again

Chris Rock has figured out how to hit a hot restaurant in style. He left Nobu in Malibu in one of the sweetest, classic cards Ford ever made ... a Falcon.  It looks like a '62 ...… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago
Nick Cannon -- Oscars Ain't Worth Our Time, But I Will Rhyme ... About It (VIDEO)

Nick Cannon
The Oscars Ain't Worth Our Time ... But I Will Rhyme, About It

Nick Cannon is lashing out at the Oscars for giving black actors the shaft this year, but unlike other protesters, Nick struck back ... in spoken word. Nick penned, and then recorded, the… READ MORE >

- 212 days ago
Chris Rock -- Mum on Backing Down as Host (VIDEO)

Chris Rock
Mum on Backing Down as Host

Chris Rock was a man of few words Saturday night as he left The Comedy Club. As he and pal Dave Chappelle left, our photog asked about the push for a host boycott. Chris has said he's writing a… READ MORE >

- 213 days ago
Spike Lee -- I Never Called for Oscar Boycott (VIDEO)

Spike Lee
I Never Called for Oscar Boycott

Spike Lee has corrected the media for reporting he was calling for an Oscar boycott. Spike appeared on 'GMA' and made it clear ... blasting the Academy for shutting out black actors and… READ MORE >

- 217 days ago

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