Feb. 7th, 1965
Andrews, South Carolina, USA
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Chris Rock (I) was raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, which is in Brooklyn, New York. He has been in stand-up comedy for over twelve years. He made his big screen debut in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) and spent three years on the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (1975). He does commercials for 1-800 Collect and Nike and covered the presidential campaign for the show "Politically Incorrect" (1994). He now lives in Alpine, New Jersey.
- Was considered for the role of Huggy Bear in _Starsky & Hutch (2004)_ (qv).
- Discovered by 'Eddie Murphy (I)' (qv).
- Second daughter, Zahra Savannah born 22 May 2004.
- Is close friends with 'Jerry Seinfeld' (qv), 'Adam Sandler (I)' (qv), 'David Spade' (qv) and 'Mario Joyner' (qv).
- Has written a book, "Rock This," and released two comedy albums.
- Older brother of 'Tony Rock (II)' (qv) and 'Kenny Rock' (qv).
- Chosen as #5 in Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (April 2004).
- He has five younger siblings, Andre, 'Tony Rock (II)' (qv), Brian (a minister), 'Kenny Rock' (qv), Andi, and a half-sibling, Jordan.