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Chris Rock

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Famous as :

Actor, comedian

Birth Name :

Christopher Julius Rock III

Birth Date :

February 07, 1965

Birth Place :

Andrews, South Carolina, USA

Spouse :

Malaak Compton-Rock (executive director of non-profit, full-service salon StyleWorks, since 23-Nov-96)

Claim to fame :

As Pookie in "New Jack City" (1991)

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Chris Rock's 'Top Five' Sparks Bidding War After Lauded Premiere

September 08, 2014 03:35:33 GMT

The most-buzzed movie at the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend was 's "". It was reported that the film sparked a bidding war among Sony, Paramount, Open Road, A24, Relativity, Lionsgate and Fox Searchlight with the price tag going as high as $10 million.
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BET Awards 2014: Chris Rock Pokes Fun at Donald Sterling and Jay-Z Elevator Fight

June 30, 2014 02:53:26 GMT

poked fun at some headlines in the music world as he hosted the 2014 BET Awards which took place on Sunday, June 29. During his hosting gig, Rock mentioned some famous stories such as and ' infamous elevator fight after the MET Gala in May, the popularity of TV series "" and racism controversy surrounding Donald Sterling.
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Chris Rock May Appear on Eminem's New Album

May 16, 2013 08:45:12 GMT

added fuels to rumor that suggested he would collaborate with on the rapper's new album. Appearing on fuse TV's new show "United States of Hip Hop", Rock was asked whether or not he made contributions to Eminem's upcoming album.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Raised Money at His Birthday Party

November 12, 2012 17:50:31 GMT

Newly-single was surrounded by close friends and celebrities at his 38th birthday bash. The actor made his happy day an occasion to raise money for charities supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation including the American Red Cross.
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Video: Chris Rock Cracks a Joke About Chris Brown on 'Today' Show

June 08, 2012 08:32:51 GMT

made a witty remark about when appearing on "" show recently. The comedian was there to promote his new movie "", while the R&B singer will pay a visit on Friday, June 8 as part of its summer concert series.
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What the Stars Were Wearing to 25th Kids Choice Awards

April 01, 2012 10:08:17 GMT

Burst of colors marked the arrival of the stars on the orange carpet of Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. came to the event on Saturday, March 31 in neon green two-piece and electric blue hair which was tied in ginny-style. wore bright red maxi dress by Myne, sported all-blue from top to toe with Stella McCartney dress and matching Barbara Bui heels while stunned the crowd with her violet minidress.
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Chris Rock's Late-Night Talk Show Picked Up by FX

March 29, 2012 08:57:18 GMT

FX has given a go to another late-night talk show in addition to 's "". The freshly picked-up series comes from another top-notch entertainer , who will serve as an executive-producer.
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Chris Rock, Bette Midler and Chuck D Among 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Presenters

March 20, 2012 05:51:09 GMT

Those who will present this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been revealed. The likes of , , Chuck D, , , and have been tapped as presenters.
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Chris Rock Retracts Support for Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Remarks

June 12, 2011 16:13:35 GMT

made a comment before he understood the whole situation. He supported fellow comedian who was recently slammed for making homophobic rant during a stand-up gig in Nashville. Morgan had apologized but Rock tweeted, "I dont know about you, but I dont want to live in world where Tracy Morgan cant say foul inappropriate s**t."
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Chris Rock's Debut on Broadway Show Halted

March 22, 2011 02:26:46 GMT

's Broadway show came to a sudden halt on Thursday night, March 17, when his co-star forgot her lines onstage. The funnyman makes his debut on the famed New York stage in Stephen Adly Guirgis' controversial new play "The Motherf**ker With the Hat", opposite The "Hand That Rocks The Cradle" star Sciorra in her first Broadway turn.
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Mariska Hargitay Won Bid to Get Breakfast From Naked Chris Rock

December 09, 2010 03:20:42 GMT

is set to strip off to bring breakfast in bed - the actress bid $25,000 at a charity auction to have the comic serve her in the nude. The "" star was among the guests attending the Children's Defense Fund benefit in New York City on Monday, December 6 night.
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Van Halen Are Said Secretly Plotting 2011 Tour

October 06, 2010 06:40:57 GMT

are secretly plotting a 2011 tour, according to the band's manager Irving Azoff. Azoff let the news slip in his capacity as Live Nation Ticketmaster chairman at a concert promoters meeting on Monday, October 4, according to RollingStone.
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Chris Rock and Sarah Silverman Paid Tribute at Greg Giraldo's Funeral

October 06, 2010 06:30:09 GMT

Comedians and were among the stars who paid tribute to tragic funnyman Greg Giraldo as he was laid to rest in New York on Tuesday, October 5. Giraldo passed away last week, on September 29, five days after he was admitted to hospital following an accidental drug overdose.
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Chris Rock Curses Out Fan for Charity at 'Night of Too Many Stars'

October 04, 2010 08:24:58 GMT

was apparently willing to do anything when it comes to raising money for charity even when he had to curse a man he didn't know before. Gossip Cop reported that the "" star has launched the F word to a stranger for $20,000.
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Chris Rock's Career Almost Ruined After Taking Aim at Bill Cosby

June 26, 2010 06:07:03 GMT

almost ended his comedy career before it started by taking aim at - on the beloved funnyman's own show. Pal invited Rock to the set of "The Cosby Show" when he was shooting a handful of episodes in his late teens - and when the pre-program warm-up comedian fell ill, Rock stepped in to keep the studio audience amused.
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Chris Rock Left Awestruck When Uncle Asked Him for Home Loan

June 25, 2010 08:21:40 GMT

Comedian was left awestruck recently when an uncle asked him to help pay for his New York apartment because the funnyman can't afford his own Big Apple pad. Rock admits he set up home in the neighboring state of New Jersey because he can get a lot more land for his money, so he was surprised when his relative reached out for financial help after years of living in the heart of New York.
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Preview of Fefe Dobson's 'Ghost' Music Video Arrives

June 24, 2010 07:37:53 GMT

A first look at 's "Ghost" music video has been unveiled by MTV, featuring the singer when she is haunting her ex-boyfriend and driving him crazy. The man cheated on her with another girl and she refuses to let him move on from their relationship.
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Adam Sandler's 'Grown Ups' Premiered in New York

June 24, 2010 07:19:54 GMT

The cast of "" have gathered at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on Wednesday, June 23 to premiere the film. But instead of putting on formal outfits and making the special screening glamorous, the lead actors appeared in casual clothes and made the special screening like a family gathering event.
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Chris Rock Learns to Keep His Mouth Shut at Basketball Games

June 11, 2010 09:41:12 GMT

has learned to keep his mouth shut when sitting court side at crucial basketball games after Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson reprimanded him for cracking jokes and trying to mess with top player 's famous focus. The comedian was captured on camera trying to share a joke with Bryant during a recent NBA Finals clash between the Lakers and Boston Celtics, and the sports star was doing his best to ignore him.
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Chris Rock Gave Up on Presidential Dream After Mom's Threat

June 01, 2010 09:09:33 GMT

Comedian stopped working hard at school after his mother dashed his dreams of becoming U.S. president. The funnyman grew up in a tough area of Brooklyn, New York, and his mum Rosalie didn't encourage her son's lofty political ambitions.
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Katy Perry Added to 2010 MTV Movie Awards' Performers Line-Up

May 18, 2010 02:33:11 GMT

has been announced as a new musical guest at the 19th Annual MTV Movie Awards and is going to perform her fresh summer jam "California Gurls". She joins previously-revealed performer who is set to sing her new single "Not Myself Tonight".
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Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock and More Attend 'Death at the Funeral' World Premiere

April 13, 2010 07:31:39 GMT

The world premiere of "" has seen many stars coming with their cheering smiles. Though the film itself picks up the theme of family reunion at the funeral, the event which took place at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles on Monday, April 12 did not show any gloomy spot.
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Gerard Butler Apologized for 'Come-to-Bed' Remark

March 29, 2010 05:01:54 GMT

Scottish actor personally apologized to his former high school crush - after namechecking her on a U.S. TV show. The actor was a guest on comedian 's late-night show on Wednesday, March 24 and was asked if any woman had ever shunned the "" star.
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Jay-Z Surprised Birthday Fan in Star-Studded Concert

March 29, 2010 04:58:25 GMT

Rap superstar made one female fan's dreams come true on Friday night, March 26 when he sang happy birthday to her in front of a star-studded crowd at his concert in Los Angeles. The "Empire State of Mind" hitmaker was playing at the Staples Center when he spotted the devotee holding up a 'Birthday Girl' sign and treated her to a special performance.
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