Aug. 31st, 1972
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Chris Tucker's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Rush Hour 3
2001 - Rush Hour 2
2000 - Next Friday
1998 - Rush Hour
1997 - The Fifth Element
1997 - Jackie Brown
1997 - Money Talks
1995 - Dead Presidents
1995 - Friday
1994 - House Party 3
1993 - The Meteor Man
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Guest
- Stand-up comic.
- On May 25, 2005 he testified in defense of 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv) during Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation.
- Graduate of Columbia High School.
- Appears occasionally at charity concerts and functions and is dedicated to helping bring attention to African poverty and hunger issues in America.
- On April 17, 2005, he was arrested in Georgia for reckless driving and fleeing to elude after he did not pull over right away. Sheriffs claimed he was driving 109 mph in his 2005 Bentley.
- His breakout role was that of "Smokey" in _Friday (1995)_ (qv).
- Has Native American ancestry.
- In 1999, he signed a two-picture $45 million deal with New Line Cinema - including $20 million to co-star in _Rush Hour 2 (2001)_ (qv) - other deal unknown.