Aug. 31st, 1972
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Chris Tucker's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2012 - Silver Linings Playbook
2007 - 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
Himself - Comedian
- Has Native American ancestry.
- He has a son named Destin Christopher Tucker.
- 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.
- Well known for parodying the Cuban accent of the Tony Montana character from _Scarface (1983)_ (qv).
- Appears occasionally at charity concerts and functions and is dedicated to helping bring attention to African poverty and hunger issues in America.
- Images of him were edited out from stock footage, in the "Next Friday" (2000) DVD bonus material.
- His breakout role was that of "Smokey" in _Friday (1995)_ (qv).
- 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.