Chris Rock

American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, and director

Christopher Julius Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Brooklyn, New York City. He is known for his jokes about racial stereotypes; he talks a lot about differences that are common between black people and white people in the United States. Rock has been in many television shows, such as Everybody Hates Chris and movies, such as Dogma.

Rock in 2017

At the 94th Academy Awards in March 2022, actor Will Smith slapped Rock after he made a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith's, bald head.[1]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1985Krush GroovePerson Standing Next to Phone During Fight in ClubUncredited
1987Beverly Hills Cop IIPlayboy Mansion Valet
1988Comedy's Dirtiest DozenHimselfDirect-to-video concert film
1988I'm Gonna Git You SuckaRib Joint Customer
1989Who Is Chris Rock?HimselfDocumentary Short
1991New Jack CityPookie
1992BoomerangBony T
1993CB4Albert Brown/M.C. GustoAlso writer and co-producer
1995The ImmortalsDeke Anthony
1995PantherYuck Mouth
1996Sgt. Bilko1st Lt. Oster
1997Beverly Hills NinjaJoey Washington
1998Dr. DolittleRodney (voice)
1998ElmopaloozaHimself
1998Lethal Weapon 4Detective Lee Butters
1999Torrance RisesHimselfDocumentary short
1999DogmaRufus
2000Nurse BettyWesley
2001Down to EarthLance BartonAlso writer and executive producer
2001AI: Artificial IntelligenceMecha Comedian (voice)Cameo
2001Pootie TangJB/Radio DJ/Pootie's FatherAlso producer
2001Osmosis JonesOsmosis Jones (voice)
2001Jay and Silent Bob Strike BackChaka Luther KingCameo
2002Bad CompanyJake Hayes/Kevin Pope/Michael Turner
2002ComedianHimselfDocumentary
2003Pauly Shore Is DeadHimselfCameo
2003Head of StateMays GilliamAlso director, producer and writer
2004The N-WordHimselfDocumentary
2004PaparazziPizza Delivery GuyCameo
2005The AristocratsHimselfDocumentary
2005MadagascarMarty (voice)
2005A Christmas CaperUncredited role
2005The Longest YardFarrell Caretaker
2007I Think I Love My WifeRichard Marcus CooperAlso director, producer and writer
2007Bee MovieMooseblood the Mosquito (voice)
2008You Don't Mess with the ZohanTaxi DriverCameo
2008Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMarty and other zebras (voice)
2009Good HairHimselfDocumentary (also producer)
2010Death at a FuneralAaronAlso producer, remake of the 2007 film of the same name
2010Grown UpsKurt McKenzie
20122 Days in New YorkMingus
2012What to Expect When You're ExpectingVic
2012Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedMarty (voice)
2013Madly Madagascar
2013Grown Ups 2Kurt McKenzie
2014Top FiveAndre AllenAlso director and writer
2015A Very Murray ChristmasHimself
2017Sandy WexlerHimself
2018The Week OfKirby Cordice
2018Nobody's FoolLawrence
2019Dolemite Is My NameDaddy Fatts
2020MollyAdamPost-production
2020The Organ DonorZekePost-production
Also story writer and executive producer
2020The WitchesPost-production

References

  1. Whelan, Robbie (March 27, 2022). "Will Smith Takes to Oscar Stage, Appears to Strike Chris Rock After Joke About Jada Pinkett Smith". The Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on March 29, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022.

Other websites

Chris Rock on IMDb