Chris Rock

Rock in 2017

Christopher Julius Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Brooklyn, New York City. He is known for his jokes about racial stereotypes; he talks a lot about differences that are common between black people and white people in the United States. Rock has been in many television shows, such as Everybody Hates Chris and movies, such as Dogma.

At the 94th Academy Awards in March 2022, actor Will Smith slapped Rock after he made a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith's, bald head.[1]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Krush Groove Person Standing Next to Phone During Fight in Club Uncredited
1987 Beverly Hills Cop II Playboy Mansion Valet
1988 Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen Himself Direct-to-video concert film
1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Rib Joint Customer
1989 Who Is Chris Rock? Himself Documentary Short
1991 New Jack City Pookie
1992 Boomerang Bony T
1993 CB4 Albert Brown/M.C. Gusto Also writer and co-producer
1995 The Immortals Deke Anthony
1995 Panther Yuck Mouth
1996 Sgt. Bilko 1st Lt. Oster
1997 Beverly Hills Ninja Joey Washington
1998 Dr. Dolittle Rodney (voice)
1998 Elmopalooza Himself
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Detective Lee Butters
1999 Torrance Rises Himself Documentary short
1999 Dogma Rufus
2000 Nurse Betty Wesley
2001 Down to Earth Lance Barton Also writer and executive producer
2001 AI: Artificial Intelligence Mecha Comedian (voice) Cameo
2001 Pootie Tang JB/Radio DJ/Pootie's Father Also producer
2001 Osmosis Jones Osmosis Jones (voice)
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chaka Luther King Cameo
2002 Bad Company Jake Hayes/Kevin Pope/Michael Turner
2002 Comedian Himself Documentary
2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself Cameo
2003 Head of State Mays Gilliam Also director, producer and writer
2004 The N-Word Himself Documentary
2004 Paparazzi Pizza Delivery Guy Cameo
2005 The Aristocrats Himself Documentary
2005 Madagascar Marty (voice)
2005 A Christmas Caper Uncredited role
2005 The Longest Yard Farrell Caretaker
2007 I Think I Love My Wife Richard Marcus Cooper Also director, producer and writer
2007 Bee Movie Mooseblood the Mosquito (voice)
2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Taxi Driver Cameo
2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Marty and other zebras (voice)
2009 Good Hair Himself Documentary (also producer)
2010 Death at a Funeral Aaron Also producer, remake of the 2007 film of the same name
2010 Grown Ups Kurt McKenzie
2012 2 Days in New York Mingus
2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting Vic
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Marty (voice)
2013 Madly Madagascar
2013 Grown Ups 2 Kurt McKenzie
2014 Top Five Andre Allen Also director and writer
2015 A Very Murray Christmas Himself
2017 Sandy Wexler Himself
2018 The Week Of Kirby Cordice
2018 Nobody's Fool Lawrence
2019 Dolemite Is My Name Daddy Fatts
2020 Molly Adam Post-production
2020 The Organ Donor Zeke Post-production
Also story writer and executive producer
2020 The Witches Post-production

References[change | change source]

  1. Whelan, Robbie (March 27, 2022). "Will Smith Takes to Oscar Stage, Appears to Strike Chris Rock After Joke About Jada Pinkett Smith". The Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on March 29, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022.

Other websites[change | change source]

Chris Rock on IMDb