Christopher Julius Rock, an American stand-up comedian, actor, and director was born on February 7, 1965. He has won several honors, including three Grammy Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, two Young Artist Awards, and a Golden Globe Award nomination.
He is well known for his work in comedic cinema, television, and theater. Rock rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1993 after years of performing stand-up comedy and small parts in movies like Beverly Hills Cop II.
He acted in the movies New Jack City, Boomerang, and CB4 while he was still on SNL, which Rock also wrote and produced. With the second of his five HBO comedy specials, 1996’s critically acclaimed Bring the Pain, Rock broke into the mainstream. He also has other comedy shows on HBO.
Chris Rock Parents: Rosalie Rock, Julius Rock
Her parents lived in Andrews, South Carolina. Shortly after his birth, his parents moved to the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. A few years later, they relocated and settled in the working class area of Bedford–Stuyvesant.
His mother, Rosalie, was a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped. His father, Julius Rock, was a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman. Julius died in 1988 after ulcer surgery.
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