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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 251 days ago
Tyrese to Chris Rock -- Walk Away Now ... Hosting Oscars Will Be a Disaster

Tyrese to Chris Rock
Walk Away Now ... Hosting Oscars Will Be a Disaster

Tyrese is telling Chris Rock to bail out on his Oscars hosting gig because it's a no-win situation for the comedian.   Tyrese put the pressure on Chris, saying ... "There is… READ MORE >

- 252 days ago
Chris Rock -- Holds Court with HUGE Stars ... But Who's the Biggest Baller?!

Chris Rock
Holds Court with HUGE Stars ... But Who's the Biggest Baller?!

Interesting celebrity foursome at the Knicks vs. 76ers game Wednesday night -- Chris Rock, Beastie Boys rapper Adam Horovitz, Ben Stiller and Jimmy Fallon.   Huge stars ... super successful… READ MORE >

- 299 days ago
Chris Rock's Wife -- He Needs to Keep Cash Flowing for Mystery Girl

Chris Rock's Wife
He Needs to Keep Cash Flowing ... For Mystery Girl

Chris Rock's estranged wife is calling him out in legal docs, demanding he continue supporting the 7-year-old South African girl they raised -- even if she's not legally their child.… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Tony Rock -- Chris Wanted African Girl to Have a Better Life

Tony Rock
Chris Wanted African Girl to Have Better Life

Chris Rock's brother Tony says Chris wanted the 7-year-old African girl -- at the center of an international controversy -- to become part of his family to give her a better life. Tony was… READ MORE >

- 304 days ago
Chris Rock -- Mystery Girl's Dad Says She Was NOT Adopted ... Mum on Money

Chris Rock
Mystery Girl's Dad Says She Was Not Adopted ... Mum on Money

The biological father of the 7-year-old girl who lived with Chris Rock and his estranged wife for 7 years tells TMZ the Rock family never adopted the little girl, but he refuses to say if any… READ MORE >

- 306 days ago
Chris Rock -- Mystery 7-Year-Old Lived with Family on Pleasure Visa

Chris Rock
Mystery 7-Year-Old Lived with Family on Pleasure Visa

The 7-year-old South African girl who mysteriously began living with Chris Rock and his now estranged wife for years has been in the U.S. with the help of a visitor visa ... TMZ has learned. … READ MORE >

- 307 days ago
Chris Rock to Wife -- The Girl Who Lived with Us is NOT My Daughter

Chris Rock to Wife
The Girl Who Lived with Us is NOT My Daughter

Chris Rock has not seen the 7-year-old girl who lived with him since she was an infant in more than a year ... and we're told it's because he believes his estranged wife Malaak did something… READ MORE >

- 308 days ago
Chris Rock's Dinner -- Signs the Oscars Might Not Suck! (VIDEO)

Chris Rock
Signs the Oscars Might Not Suck!

Chris Rock lit up a beacon of hope for all who love the Academy Awards -- there's a fighting chance the show won't be TV's version of Ambien!  Hours after the Oscars announced Rock would… READ MORE >

- 341 days ago

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