Christopher Julius Rock popularly known as Chris Rock is a multi-talented man, who has established his credentials in different fields, as a comedian, television and film producer, actor, screenwriter, and as a director. He was born on 7th February, 1965 in South Carolina, United States of America and started his career as standup comedian in 1984 and today he is one of the famous personalities in the film fraternity in United States of America.

Early Career

Chris started as a standup comedian with “Catch a Rising Star” show in New York, which brought him into the attention of film makers and as a result he appeared in a movie titled “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka” followed by a TV series titled “Miami Vice”. Chris Rock appeared in “Beverly Hills Cop II” alongside Eddie Murphy, which proved to be a breakthrough for Chris Rock’s career.

He appeared in a famous TV series “Saturday Night Live” also costarring Adam Sandler, David Spade and Rob Schneider among others. As an actor following the success of “Beverly Hills Cop II” and “Saturday Night Live”, Chris Rock earned major roles in various movies, including “Dogma”, “Lethal Weapon 4”, “The Longest Yard”, “Beverly Hills Ninja”, “Nurse Betty” and “Bad Company”, which helped him established his name as a versatile actor.

Career Highlights

As an actor Chris Rock earned critical acclaim for his comic roles in various movies and as a director and producer his TV Series “Everybody Hates Chris” went on to win Golden Globe nomination in the category for best TV series, People’s Choice Award and two Emmy Awards. 

Top Ten Movies of Chris Rock

  • Beverly Hills Cop II
  • I’m Gonna Git You Sucka’
  • Who Is Chris Rock?
  • The Immortals
  • Beverly Hills Ninja
  • Dr. Do little
  • Lethal Weapon 4
  • Dolemite Is My Name
  • Bad Company
  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting

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