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Chris Rock

  • Feb 07, 1965 (age 54)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2020
The Witches
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MovieOct 14, 2020

The Witches

Based on Roald Dahl's 1983 classic book 'The Witches', …
Based on Roald Dahl's 1983 classic book 'The Witches', the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!
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2018
Nobody's Fool
MovieOct 31, 2018

Nobody's Fool

Danica is a successful worker at a marketing firm, and has been …
Danica is a successful worker at a marketing firm, and has been in a relationship with "Charlie", a man she met online a year ago but has never seen in person. When she is sent to pick up her recently-paroled sister Tanya from prison, her mother tells her that Tanya must stay at her house. Tanya is amazed by Danica's apartment and discovers that Danica's ex-fiance Bailey left her for another woman. Tanya thinks Danica is being catfished since she's never seen Charlie. The next day, Tanya and Danica stop by the Brown Bean, a coffee shop next to Danica's work. Frank, the owner, who has a crush on Danica, insists that he will let Tanya work there. When Danica goes to pick up Tanya from work that night she accidentally walks into an AA meeting that is being held there and overhears that Frank used to abuse alcohol and spent seven years in jail.
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The Week Of
MovieApr 27, 2018

The Week Of

In this comedy, two fathers are forced to spend an …
In this comedy, two fathers are forced to spend an excruciating week together during the preparation for the wedding of their children. The film stars Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, and it opened in April of 2018 to broadly negative reviews. It was co-written and directed by Robert Smigel (You Don't Mess with the Zohan).
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Chris Rock: Tamborine
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MovieFeb 14, 2018

Chris Rock: Tamborine

Chris Rock takes the stage in …
Chris Rock takes the stage in Brooklyn for a comedy special filled with searing observations on fatherhood, infidelity and American politics.
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Nomination2018

Best Comedy Album

Nominated for "Tamborine".
Grammy Award
2017
Sandy Wexler
MovieApr 7, 2017

Sandy Wexler

Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler) is a talent manager working in …
Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler) is a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, diligently representing a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business. His single-minded devotion is put to the test when he falls in love with his newest client, Courtney Clarke, a tremendously talented singer whom he discovers at an amusement park. Over the course of a decade, the two of them play out a star-crossed love story.
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2016
Kevin Can Wait
TV ShowSep 19, 2016

Kevin Can Wait

Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series …
Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Kevin James that aired on CBS from September 19, 2016 to May 7, 2018. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after The King of Queens, which ran from 1998 until 2007.
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Nomination2016

a Variety Special

Nominated for "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo".
Outstanding Directing
2015
Nomination2015

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in V…

Nominated for "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo".
DGA Award
2014
Top Five
MovieSep 6, 2014

Top Five

A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality …
A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show.
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Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip
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MovieJul 1, 2014

Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic …

EAT DRINK LAUGH is the …
EAT DRINK LAUGH is the story of the epicenter of stand-up comedy in New York City when stand-up was booming in the 80s. It's about The Comic Strip comedy club, also known as the 'red-headed stepchild' of the comedy club world, that nonetheless earned its place in show business by launching comedy legends including Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock and Adam Sandler. With the the indelible imprint of the talent that worked out their jokes on its stage, The Comic Strip defined an era in comedy, that will be remembered as the greatest of all time.
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Fargo
TV ShowApr 15, 2014

Fargo

Fargo is an American black comedy–crime drama …
Fargo is an American black comedy–crime drama anthology television series created and primarily written by Noah Hawley. The show is inspired by the eponymous 1996 film written and directed by the Coen brothers, who are credited as executive producers on the series alongside Hawley. The series premiered on April 15, 2014, on FX, and follows an anthology format, with each season set in a different era, and with a different story and mostly new characters and cast, although there is minor overlap. Each season contains numerous references to Coen brothers' films.
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV ShowFeb 17, 2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by Katie Hockmeyer and executive-produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City. This was where The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was filmed until 1972.
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Nomination2014

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Nominated for People's …
Nominated for People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor.
People's Choice Award
2013
Grown Ups 2
MovieJul 11, 2013

Grown Ups 2

This second gathering of childhood friends finds Lenny (Adam …
This second gathering of childhood friends finds Lenny (Adam Sandler) moving his family back to the same small town where he grew up. Now, the adults (Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, and David Spade) are the ones learning from their kids as the last day of school and its antics and surprises take center stage..
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Madly Madagascar
MovieJan 29, 2013

Madly Madagascar

As Alex the lion yearns to feel the joy of a romantic Valentine's …
As Alex the lion yearns to feel the joy of a romantic Valentine's Day in sun-kissed Africa, out of the blue, a heart-shaped bottle of the precious and potent "Love Potion no. 9" falls from the sky on King Julien's head. Undoubtedly, this must be a sign from the heavens, and now, all animals--great or small--will see why this is Alex's favourite holiday. That is if the furry emperor doesn't get greedy. Will everyone in the tawny savannah catch a whiff of love's irresistible elixir?
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Worst Screen Combo
Nomination2013

Worst Screen Combo

Nominated for "Grown Ups 2".
Golden Raspberry Award
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Nomination2013

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Nominated for "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted".
Kids' Choice Awards
2012
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
TV ShowAug 9, 2012

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell

Totally Biased with W. …
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is an American stand up comedy television series that premiered on FX on August 9, 2012, starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. On stage, Bell did mostly observational comedy on recent news stories and current events. After an opening PowerPoint monologue, the program usually cut to a segment filmed outside of the studio. Additionally, since all of the show's writers were stand-up comedians, many often appeared as correspondents who performed monologues. As the last segment of the program, Bell interviewed a celebrity guest. In order to ensure the show's topicality, most of the show was taped on the day that it was broadcast. In the first episode, Bell interviewed Chris Rock, who was also an executive producer of the show.
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Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
TV ShowJul 19, 2012

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Comedians in Cars Getting …
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is an American web series talk show directed and hosted by comedian Jerry Seinfeld, distributed for the first nine seasons by digital network Crackle, then moving to Netflix for season ten. The series premiered on July 19, 2012.
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
MovieMay 18, 2012

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Madagascar 3: Europe's …
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (also simply known as Madagascar 3) is a 2012 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the third installment of the Madagascar series and the sequel to Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). It is also the first in the series to be released in 3D. The film was directed by Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, and Conrad Vernon from a screenplay by Darnell and Noah Baumbach. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter reprise their roles from the previous films, with newcomers including Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, Martin Short, and Frances McDormand.
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What to Expect When You're Expecting
MovieMay 17, 2012

What to Expect When You're Expecting

Five couples' intertwined …
Five couples' intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood. Over the moon about starting a family, TV fitness guru Jules and dance show star Evan find that their high-octane celebrity lives don't stand a chance against the surprise demands of pregnancy. Baby-crazy author and advocate Wendy gets a taste of her own militant mommy advice when pregnancy hormones ravage her body; while Wendy's husband, Gary, struggles not to be outdone by his competitive alpha-Dad, who's expecting twins with his much younger trophy wife, Skyler. Photographer Holly is prepared to travel the globe to adopt a child, but her husband Alex isn't so sure, and tries to quiet his panic by attending a "dudes" support group, where new fathers get to tell it like it really is. And rival food truck chefs Rosie and Marco's surprise hook-up results in an unexpected quandary: what to do when your first child comes before your first date?
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Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nomination2012

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Nominated for "What to Expect When You're Expecting".
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Voice
Nomination2012

Choice Movie: Voice

Nominated for "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted".
Teen Choice Award
2011
A.N.T. Farm
TV ShowMay 6, 2011

A.N.T. Farm

A.N.T. Farm is an American teen sitcom which originally aired …
A.N.T. Farm is an American teen sitcom which originally aired on Disney Channel from May 6, 2011 to March 21, 2014. It first aired on May 6, 2011, as a special one-episode preview and continued as a regular series starting on June 17, 2011. After airing as the preview of the series, the pilot episode "transplANTed" later re-aired after the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. The series was created by Dan Signer, a former writer and co-executive producer of The Suite Life on Deck and creator of the YTV series Mr. Young. In mid-November 2010, Disney Channel greenlit the series, with production beginning in early 2011. The first promo was released during the premiere of Lemonade Mouth.
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2010
Grown Ups
MovieJun 24, 2010

Grown Ups

Grown Ups is a 2010 American comedy film directed by …
Grown Ups is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, and Rob Schneider. It depicts five lifelong friends of a middle school basketball team and their families reuniting for a July Fourth weekend after learning about the sudden death of their coach.
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Death at a Funeral
MovieApr 12, 2010

Death at a Funeral

During their father's funeral ceremony, Aaron and Ryan …
During their father's funeral ceremony, Aaron and Ryan met a dwarf who reveals himself as the secret lover of their late father and threatens to reveal compromising photos unless he is paid $30,000. But after the dwarf mistakenly dies, they plan to hide his dead body in their father's coffin, to be buried along with it, and the things run out of control.
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Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nomination2010

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Nominated for "Death at a Funeral".
Teen Choice Award
Best Documentary Screenplay
Nomination2010

Best Documentary Screenplay

Nominated for "Good Hair".
Writers Guild of America Award
2009
Good Hair
MovieJan 18, 2009

Good Hair

Good Hair is a 2009 American documentary film directed by …
Good Hair is a 2009 American documentary film directed by Jeff Stilson and produced by Chris Rock Productions and HBO Films, starring and narrated by comedian Chris Rock. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2009, Good Hair had a limited release to theaters in the United States by Roadside Attractions on October 9, 2009, and opened across the country on October 23.
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Award2009

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy, Variet…

Won award for "Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Documentary
Nomination2009

Best Documentary

Nominated for "Good Hair".
Gotham Independent Film Award
Nomination2009

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy, Variet…

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination2009

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy S…

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger".
Primetime Emmy Award
2008
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
MovieOct 30, 2008

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Desperate to return to their …
Desperate to return to their beloved Central Park Zoo, the tame quartet of New Yorkers--Alex, the self-absorbed lion; Marty, the optimistic zebra; Melman, the hypochondriac giraffe, and Gloria, the curvaceous hippo--embark on a decrepit cargo aeroplane along with some new friends. However, this time, the team crash-lands at the flat plains of the boundless African savannah, marooned at a special and all-too-familiar place where the memories overflow and everyone gets the chance to broaden his horizons. Will an escape to Africa help Alex rediscover his origins?
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2007
Cheese and Crackers: The Greatest Bits
AlbumDec 18, 2007

Cheese and Crackers: The Greatest Bits

Cheese and Crackers: The Greatest Bits released.
Bee Movie
MovieOct 28, 2007

Bee Movie

When the bee Barry B. Benson graduates from college, he …
When the bee Barry B. Benson graduates from college, he finds that he will have only one job for his entire life, and absolutely disappointed, he joins the team responsible for bringing the honey and pollination of the flowers to visit the world outside the hive. Once in Manhattan, he is saved by the florist Vanessa and he breaks the bee law to thank Vanessa. They become friends and Barry discovers that humans exploit bees to sell the honey they produce. Barry decides to sue the human race, with destructive consequences to nature.
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I Think I Love My Wife
MovieMar 7, 2007

I Think I Love My Wife

Brenda wears comfortable, …
Brenda wears comfortable, cotton panties; Nikki wears sheer, lacy thongs. Richard Cooper is in the middle, with a good job in Manhattan, a house in the suburbs, and two cute children with Brenda, his intelligent, good-looking wife who's a teacher. But there's no sex in this seven-year marriage, so Richard's bored. Into the mix walks Nikki, a sexy, sassy, single friend he's not seen in years. Nikki has problems and finds a reason to stop at his office every day. He tries to help, they have some fun, and he doesn't mention Nikki to Brenda. His work and reputation suffer. Is he about to scratch the seven year itch? What choices does Richard have?
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2006
African American Lives
TV ShowFeb 1, 2006

African American Lives

African American Lives is a …
African American Lives is a PBS television miniseries hosted by historian Henry Louis Gates Jr., focusing on African American genealogical research. The family histories of prominent people of African American descent are explored using traditional genealogic techniques as well as genetic analysis.
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Award2006

Kids' Choice Wannabe Award

Won Kids' Choice Wannabe Award.
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Nomination2006

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Nominated for "Madagascar".
Kids' Choice Awards
Favorite On-Screen Chemistry
Nomination2006

Favorite On-Screen Chemistry

Nominated for "The Longest Yard".
People's Choice Award
Nomination2006

Choice Comedian

Nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian.
Teen Choice Award
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Award2006

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Won award for "Madagascar".
Kids' Choice Awards
Television: New Series
Nomination2006

Television: New Series

Nominated for "Everybody Hates Chris".
Writers Guild of America Award
Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Nomination2006

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Nominated for "The Longest Yard".
People's Choice Award
2005
Everybody Hates Chris
TV ShowSep 22, 2005

Everybody Hates Chris

Everybody Hates Chris is an …
Everybody Hates Chris is an American period sitcom that is based on the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock during the 1980s. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, although Rock himself was a teenager between 1978 and 1984, having been born in 1965. The show's title parodies the hit CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.
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Madagascar
MovieMay 25, 2005

Madagascar

Longing to roam free in the vast landscapes of Mother Africa, …
Longing to roam free in the vast landscapes of Mother Africa, Marty, the bored and dejected zebra of the famous Central Park Zoo, escapes his prison on the night of his tenth birthday celebration. However, after a botched rescue attempt by Marty's companions--Alex, the content lion; Melman, the skittish giraffe, and Gloria, the resolute hippo--the friends will find themselves crated up and shipped off to a remote wildlife preserve, only to end up on the sandy shores of exotic Madagascar. At last, Marty's dream will come true; nevertheless, what does it really mean to be a truly wild animal?
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The Longest Yard
MovieMay 19, 2005

The Longest Yard

When ex-football star Paul Crewe is thrown into prison, he is …
When ex-football star Paul Crewe is thrown into prison, he is assigned the job of creating a football team to take on Warden Hazen's team. Together with the Warden and the legendary Coach Nate Scarborough, Crewe begins to recruit his new team.
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Never Scared
AlbumFeb 15, 2005

Never Scared

Never Scared is a television special that premiered on HBO on …
Never Scared is a television special that premiered on HBO on April 17, 2004 starring comedian Chris Rock. It is the fourth special by Chris Rock recorded at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. between March 24 and 26, 2004.
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Best Comedy Album
Award2005

Best Comedy Album

Won award for "Never Scared".
Grammy Award
Best Comedy Album
Nomination2005

Best Comedy Album

Nominated for "Never Scared".
Grammy Award
Nomination2005

Choice Comedian

Nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian.
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Chemistry
Nomination2005

Choice Movie: Chemistry

Nominated for "The Longest Yard".
Teen Choice Award
2004
Zahra Savannah Rock
ChildMay 2004

Zahra Savannah Rock

Zahra Savannah Rock born.
Nomination2004

Choice Comedian

Nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian.
Teen Choice Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy S…

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Never Scared".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Never Scared".
Primetime Emmy Award
2003
Head of State
MovieMar 28, 2003

Head of State

Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is …
Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is about to be red-lined out of his job. But after the untimely death of the party frontrunner, Gilliam is plucked from obscurity, and thrust into the limelight as his party's nominee--for President of the United States. The players in Gilliam's life include: Mitch Gilliam, his unsophisticated older brother who becomes his running mate; Kim, his ex-girlfriend who had once dumped him, but who now has a sudden change of heart as she sees a chance at becoming First Lady; Martin Geller, his campaign manager; Lisa Clark, the woman who truly believes in Gilliam; and Debra Lassiter, the woman who doesn't have faith in his candidacy, and is serving as his reluctant advisor.
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Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nomination2003

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Nominated for "Head of State".
Teen Choice Award
Pauly Shore Is Dead
MovieJan 1, 2003

Pauly Shore Is Dead

Hollywood comedian and actor Pauly Shore loses …
Hollywood comedian and actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at The Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a dead famous comedian appears who tells Pauly to kill himself cause he'll go down as a comedic genius who died before his time. Pauly then fakes his own death, and the media goes crazy. Celebrities are talking about him on MTV and girls are fighting over him on Jerry Springer. It's everything that he wanted. His plan worked. A week or so later, the L.A.P.D. is tipped off about his whereabouts and they break down the door of the seedy motel room in which he's hiding out and throw him in Los Angeles County's celebrity wing.
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Nomination2003

Choice Comedian

Nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian.
Teen Choice Award
2002
Lola Simone Rock
ChildJune 2002

Lola Simone Rock

Lola Simone Rock born.
Bad Company
MovieApr 26, 2002

Bad Company

When a Dartmouth-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an …
When a Dartmouth-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother (Chris Rock), an African-American street-wise hustler with no idea what's coming for him. The C.I.A. wants the twin to finish a project on which his brother was working. But this street-wise twin has absolutely no experience, so the agency sends in experienced Agent Oakes (Sir Anthony Hopkins) to train the twin how to act and talk like a real C.I.A. Agent.
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2001
Osmosis Jones
MovieAug 7, 2001

Osmosis Jones

Frank Detorre is a slovenly zoo keeper, and simple father to …
Frank Detorre is a slovenly zoo keeper, and simple father to the only young and bright girl named Shane, who catches a cold right after he swallowed a germ-ridden egg! The inside of his body is known as the "City of Frank". An unlikely hero of a policeman white blood cell, by the name of Osmosis Jones, works as a member of Immunity cell. But with that germ-ridden egg comes a mortal danger: Osmosis discovers Frank has really contracted a villainous and black-hearted deadly virus known as Thrax who arrives and is plotting to ultimately overheat Frank's body, killing him from the inside out! Thrax is motivated by trying to become the nastiest new virus, attempting to kill each new victim faster than the previous. His grandiose plan for Frank is death in 48 hours, breaking previous medical records! Meanwhile the pill that Frank took, Drix arrives in the body and covers Frank's throat with ice to cover the irritation. Osmosis Jones becomes his newest partner. Now it's all up to only Osmosis and Drix to put an end of Thrax's plans before Frank gets sick forever and Shane will become an orphan!
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Pootie Tang
MovieJun 29, 2001

Pootie Tang

Pootie Tang is a 2001 American comedy film written and …
Pootie Tang is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Louis C.K. Adapted from a comedy sketch that first appeared on The Chris Rock Show, the character Pootie Tang is a satire of the stereotyped characters who appeared in old blaxploitation films. The title character's speech, which vaguely resembles pidgin, is mostly unintelligible to the audience, but the other characters in the film have no problem understanding him.
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Down to Earth
MovieFeb 12, 2001

Down to Earth

Down to Earth is a 2001 American fantasy-comedy film directed …
Down to Earth is a 2001 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Chris and Paul Weitz and written by Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, Ali LeRoi and Louis C.K. It is the third film based on Harry Segall's stageplay Heaven Can Wait, preceded by Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) and Heaven Can Wait (1978). The film stars Chris Rock as Lance Barton, a comedian who is killed before his time on Earth is through. He is given another chance to continue his life, but in the body of a rich middle-aged white man.
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Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Nomination2001

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Variety Series
Nomination2001

Outstanding Variety Series

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
2000
Nomination2000

Individual Performance - Variety Or Musi…

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Variety Series
Nomination2000

Outstanding Variety Series

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination2000

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy S…

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Nomination2000

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination2000

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker".
Primetime Emmy Award
1999
Bigger & Blacker
AlbumJul 13, 1999

Bigger & Blacker

Bigger & Blacker released.
Dogma
MovieMay 21, 1999

Dogma

An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called …
An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon by the Voice of God to stop two exiled angels from entering a New Jersey church and thus negating all existence. She is aided by the little know thirteenth apostle named Rufus, a literal muse turned stripper and two bad-mouthed, mall-crawling, joint-smoking prophets: Jay and Silent Bob. An ex-muse turned demon named Azrael tries to keep the group from accomplishing their goal so he can have his revenge against God.
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Best Comedic Performance
Nomination1999

Best Comedic Performance

Nominated for "Lethal Weapon 4".
MTV Movie Award
Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adventure
Award1999

Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adven…

Won award for "Lethal Weapon 4".
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Best Comedy Album
Award1999

Best Comedy Album

Won award for "Bigger & Blacker".
Grammy Award
Best Spoken Comedy Album
Award1999

Best Spoken Comedy Album

Won award for "Bigger & Blacker".
Grammy Award
Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Award1999

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Won award for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Nomination1999

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program
Nomination1999

Individual Performance - Variety Or Musi…

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special
Nomination1999

Outstanding Performance in a Variety Se…

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
NAACP Image Awards
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Nomination1999

Best Breakthrough Performance - Male

Nominated for "Lethal Weapon 4".
MTV Movie Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Nomination1999

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motio…

Nominated for "Lethal Weapon 4".
NAACP Image Award
Best Comedy Album
Nomination1999

Best Comedy Album

Nominated for "Bigger & Blacker".
Grammy Award
Funniest Supporting Actor In A Motion Picture
Nomination1999

Funniest Supporting Actor In A Motion Pi…

Nominated for "Lethal Weapon 4".
Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adventure
Nomination1999

Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adven…

Nominated for "Lethal Weapon 4".
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Best Spoken Comedy Album
Nomination1999

Best Spoken Comedy Album

Nominated for "Bigger & Blacker".
Grammy Award
1998
Lethal Weapon 4
MovieJul 7, 1998

Lethal Weapon 4

Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop action …
Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop action comedy film directed and produced by Richard Donner, and starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock, and Jet Li (in his American film debut). It is the fourth and final installment in the Lethal Weapon film series.
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Dr. Dolittle
MovieJun 13, 1998

Dr. Dolittle

Dr. Dolittle (also known as Doctor Dolittle) is a 1998 American …
Dr. Dolittle (also known as Doctor Dolittle) is a 1998 American fantasy comedy film directed by Betty Thomas, written by Larry Levin and Nat Mauldin, and starring Eddie Murphy in the titular role. The film was inspired by the series of children's stories of the same name by Hugh Lofting, but used no material from any of the novels; the main connection is the name and a doctor who can speak to animals, although the pushmi-pullyu, a much-loved feature of the books, notably makes a very brief appearance in a couple of scenes.
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Nomination1998

Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Chil…

Nominated for "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child".
NAACP Image Award
Monika Zsibrita
Relationship1998

Monika Zsibrita

Started dating Monika Zsibrita.
Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Nomination1998

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "The Chris Rock Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
1997
Roll with the New
AlbumApr 8, 1997

Roll with the New

Roll with the New is the second comedy album by Chris …
Roll with the New is the second comedy album by Chris Rock. It is a combination of live material (also seen in his special Bring the Pain) and comedy sketches. The album won the 1998 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album.
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The Chris Rock Show
TV ShowFeb 7, 1997

The Chris Rock Show

The Chris Rock Show was a late night comedy talk show …
The Chris Rock Show was a late night comedy talk show featured on HBO. It was created by Chris Rock and featured various guests. The show won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program in 1999. It ran for five seasons from 1997 to 2000.
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Beverly Hills Ninja
MovieJan 17, 1997

Beverly Hills Ninja

It's the story of an unlikely overweight man named Haru …
It's the story of an unlikely overweight man named Haru who was an orphaned baby back then when he was raised by ninjas in Japan. His physical challenges, still becomes a Ninja, albeit a klutzy white one. His first mission brings him to Beverly Hills to investigate a murder mystery.
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Best Spoken Comedy Album
Nomination1997

Best Spoken Comedy Album

Nominated for "Roll with the New".
Grammy Award
Nomination1997

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "Politically Incorrect".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
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Nomination1997

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy S…

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Bring the Pain".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Comedy Album
Nomination1997

Best Comedy Album

Nominated for "Roll with the New".
Grammy Award
Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
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Award1997

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Won award for "Chris Rock: Bring the Pain".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
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Nomination1997

Outstanding Writing - Variety Series

Nominated for "Chris Rock: Bring the Pain".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Comedy Album
Award1997

Best Comedy Album

Won award for "Roll with the New".
Grammy Award
Best Spoken Comedy Album
Award1997

Best Spoken Comedy Album

Won award for "Roll with the New".
Grammy Award
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
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Award1997

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy S…

Won award for "Chris Rock: Bring the Pain".
Primetime Emmy Award
1996
Malaak Compton
MarriageNovember 1996

Malaak Compton

Malaak Compton was born on June 13, 1969 in Oakland, …
Malaak Compton was born on June 13, 1969 in Oakland, California, USA as Malaak D. Compton. She was previously married to Chris Rock.
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Chris Rock: Bring the Pain
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MovieJun 1, 1996

Chris Rock: Bring the Pain

Chris Rock: Bring the Pain is …
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain is a television special that premiered on HBO on June 1, 1996 starring comedian Chris Rock. This was Rock's second special for the network, following 1994's Big Ass Jokes as part of HBO Comedy Half-Hour. Rock was already a well-known comedian, but Bring the Pain made him one of the most popular comedians in the United States. The special included subjects about then-D.C. mayor Marion Barry, the O.J. Simpson murder case, dating, marriage, and race relations in America.
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1995
The Immortals
MovieSep 6, 1995

The Immortals

A crafty nightclub owner (Jack) brings together a group of …
A crafty nightclub owner (Jack) brings together a group of small time hoods and teams them up in unusual pairs (black man and white racist, Ivy Leaguer and simpleton) for a set of multiple heists which turn out to be an elaborate double cross against a notorious gangster (Dominic). During an extended standoff in a nightclub between Jack and his band of thieves and Dominic's henchman, the hoods discover why Jack brought them all together for what amounts to a suicidal mission.
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1993
CB4
MovieMar 12, 1993

CB4

Albert Brown and his buddies Rip and Otis are aspiring rappers …
Albert Brown and his buddies Rip and Otis are aspiring rappers who have tried every gimmick to break into the music business. Eventually, Albert and the boys decide to go into gangster rap, with Albert assuming the identity of M.C. Gusto (a local crime lord who is serving time in prison). Eventually, Gusto finds out about the boys scheme and seeks revenge as well as a share of the profits.
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1992
Boomerang
MovieJun 28, 1992

Boomerang

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and …
Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger, he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatized by this, his work goes badly downhill. But then, Jacqueline's more quietly attractive assistant, Angela, who has been dating Marcus' best friend, shows herself more than a little concerned by his perilous state.
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1991
New Jack City
MovieJan 17, 1991

New Jack City

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money …
The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher.
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1990
In Living Color
TV ShowApr 15, 1990

In Living Color

In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television …
In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on Fox from April 15, 1990 to May 19, 1994. Keenen Ivory Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory Way Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and was taped at stage 7 at the Fox Television Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
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1989
Who Is Chris Rock?
MovieJul 22, 1989

Who Is Chris Rock?

Earliest known document of the now-famous comic, when his …
Earliest known document of the now-famous comic, when his star was still on the rise.
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1988
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
MovieDec 16, 1988

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is …
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 American action comedy parody film of blaxploitation films written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans in his feature film directorial debut. Featured in the film are several noteworthy African-American actors who were part of the genre of blaxploitation: Jim Brown, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, and Isaac Hayes. Other actors in the film are Kadeem Hardison, Ja'net Dubois, John Witherspoon, Damon Wayans, Clarence Williams III, and Chris Rock. The film is also the film debut of comedian Robin Harris who appears in as bartender.
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1987
Beverly Hills Cop II
MovieMay 19, 1987

Beverly Hills Cop II

Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 American action comedy film …
Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 American action comedy film directed by Tony Scott, written by Larry Ferguson and Warren Skaaren and starring Eddie Murphy. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Beverly Hills Cop and the second installment in the Beverly Hills Cop series. Murphy returns as Detroit police detective Axel Foley, who reunites with Beverly Hills detectives Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) to stop a robbery/gun-running gang after Captain Andrew Bogomil (Ronny Cox) is shot and seriously wounded.
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1965
Chris Rock
BirthFebruary 1965

Chris Rock

Chris Rock was born.
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