Chris Rock

Actor, Director, Writer

Born: Andrews, South Carolina, USA

BIOGRAPHY

Christopher Julius Rock professionally known as Chris Rock made his debut as an actor in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). It was in 2001 he gained recognition as an actor with the movie Down to Earth. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the CableACE Awards for Best Stand-Up Comedy Special for HBO Comedy Half-Hour which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Chris Rocks career so far are Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), Grown Ups (2010), Grown Ups 2 (2013), and Top Five (2014) to name a few. Christopher Julius Rock son of Rosalie and Julius Rock was born on February 7, 1965, in Andrews, South Carolina. He attended James Madison High School but dropped out due to bullying however he later cleared the General Educational Development tests. He was voted the fifth-greatest stand-up comedian in a poll conducted by Comedy Central.

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