Rock, Chris (1966—)
Rock, Chris (1966—)
Comedian Chris Rock's blunt, urban honesty quickly gained him a wide following. His stand-up success led to slots on the sketch comedy shows Saturday Night Live (1990-1993) and In Living Color (1993-1994) and to roles in several movies, including New Jack City (1991), CB4 (1993), and Lethal Weapon 4 (1998). In 1997 he began his own talk show—The Chris Rock Show —on HBO (Home Box Office). His comedy albums include Born Suspect (1991) and Roll with the New (1997).
—Christian L. Pyle
Rock, Chris. Rock This! New York, Hyperion, 1997.
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