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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, filed divorce)

Claim to fame :

As Pookie in "New Jack City" (1991)

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'Empire': Chris Rock's Role Revealed in Behind-the-Scenes Video of Season 2

June 25, 2015 07:10:39 GMT

"" isn't returning until this fall, but sneak peeks at the upcoming season 2 have already been shared by series co-creator Lee Daniels. The critically-acclaimed filmmaker recently updated his Instagram with behind-the-scenes video and pictures from the set of the show.
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Amy Poehler, Chris Rock Could've Landed 'The Daily Show' Hosting Gig

June 19, 2015 09:20:02 GMT

Comedy Central was apparently eying a female comedian when it was looking for 's replacement for "The Daily Show". According to New York Times, was among several higher-profile individuals considered for the gig.
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Video: Jim Carrey, Chris Rock, Bill Murray Read David Letterman's Final Top Ten List on 'Late Show'

May 21, 2015 05:29:00 GMT

took a final bow on CBS' "Late Show" on Wednesday night, May 20. It was an emotional send-off, but was still filled with laughs and managed to honor the host's long career on television.
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Chris Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys to Guest Star on 'Empire' Season 2

May 12, 2015 15:48:45 GMT

The first celebrity guests for the upcoming second season of "" are announced. , , and are confirmed to play guest roles on the FOX hip-hop drama when the new season is expected to kick off later this year.
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Amy Schumer Lands HBO Comedy Special Directed by Chris Rock

May 07, 2015 19:55:29 GMT

HBO is adding a special dose of . The actress/comedienne is set to tape her first comedy special for the network on May 29 at Harlem's Apollo Theater. It will be directed by fellow comedian and will air later this year.
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Chris Rock Says Malaak Compton-Rock Is Preventing Him From Seeing Their Kids

December 30, 2014 02:31:52 GMT

Just one day after and his wife Malaak Compton-Rock announced they're divorcing, it's revealed that she has been keeping her kids away from him. In his divorce documents obtained by TMZ, Chris claimed Malaak was preventing him from seing their two daughters Lola, 12, and Zahra, 10, on a regular basis.
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Chris Rock Files for Divorce From Malaak Compton-Rock

December 29, 2014 01:37:03 GMT

and his wife Malaak Compton-Rock are divorcing after 18 years of marriage. The news was announced in a statement released by Malaak on Sunday, December 28 and followed by a statement from Chris' lawyer confirming that his client filed for divorce.
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Video: Chris Rock Revealed as the New Hashtag the Panda on 'Tonight Show'

December 22, 2014 02:38:15 GMT

"" has apparently landed another A-list actor to play Hashtag the Panda. was previously revealed as the show's beloved dancing mascot, but he made it clear that he had given up the job since he's busy with his new movie "".
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Chris Rock Talks About Bill Cosby, Ferguson and Obama in New Interview

December 02, 2014 03:27:36 GMT

talks about 's recent rape allegations in an interview with New York Magazine for its latest issue. He also reflects on and ' tragic deaths.
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Video: Chris Rock Jokes About Boston Bombing and 9/11 Terrorist Attack on 'SNL'

November 02, 2014 15:38:43 GMT

was not afraid of stirring controversies during his return as the host of "" over the weekend. The comedian took on Boston marathon bombing and 9/11 terrorist attack among other delicate topics during his monologue.
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Chris Rock Hits the Street in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

October 30, 2014 08:39:53 GMT

is returning to "" this week as host and he reminds viewers about his upcoming stint in a newly-released promo video. The actor/comedian hits the streets of New York City with featured player Bobby Moynihan in the video.
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Chris Rock's Lauded Comedy 'Top Five' Unleashes First Trailer

October 17, 2014 03:21:57 GMT

It was just last month that 's "" sparked a bidding war among big studios such as Lionsgate, Paramount and Sony. Now the comedy movie has announced a theatrical release date and unveiled its first trailer.
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Chris Rock Returns to Host 'SNL' With Prince as Musical Guest

October 14, 2014 23:15:13 GMT

is returning to "" as a host. The comedian is announced to serve as emcee on the variety show during the November 1 episode with being tapped as a performer.
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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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