Knowledge Identifier: +Chris_Rock
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1965.
Countries: United States (82%), United Kingdom (5%), (4%)
Linked to: HBO, Politically Incorrect, James Madison High School, Nike, Inc.
Chris Farley - Along with Chris Rock, Farley was one of two new "Saturday Night Live" cast members announced in the spring of 1990
Chris Farley - Farley and Chris Rock were introduced as two of the show's new cast members in early 1990
Molly Shannon - In 1991, she had a brief appearance in the second season of "Twin Peaks", and in 1993, she appeared with minor roles in two episodes of "In Living Color", the first in a fake TV commercials with Chris Rock , and the second in a sketch with Jim Carrey, playing LAPD Sergeant Stacey Koon
Rock starred in his first HBO comedy special in 1994 titled "Big Ass Jokes"
Adding to his popularity was his much-publicized role as a commentator for Comedy Central's "Politically Incorrect" during the 1996 Presidential elections, which earned him another Emmy nomination
Rock later had two more HBO comedy specials: "Bigger & Blacker" in 1999 and "Never Scared" in 2004
Louis C.K. - His work for "The Chris Rock Show" was nominated for an Emmy *award three times, winning "Best Writing in a Variety or Comedy Series" in 1999
Gerald Levert - In 1999, Levert sang the chorus on the Chris Rock spoken-word comedy piece, "No Sex "
Voodoo (D'Angelo album) - Prior to its release, Virgin launched an extensive, multi-layered campaign for the album, which setup several promotional performances by D'Angelo in 1999, including a guest performance on the season premiere of The Chris Rock Show on September 17, New York's Key Club, the National Black Programmers Coalition meeting in New Orleans on November 20, KMEL San Francisco's House of Soul show on December 10, and KKBT L.A.'s Holiday Cooldown on December 11
Louis C.K. - C.K. has co-written two screenplays with Chris Rock, "Down to Earth" in 2001, and "I Think I Love My Wife" in 2007
Paul Dini - In 2001 Dini made a cameo appearance in Smith's film "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" during the scene in which Jay and Silent Bob wear ridiculous looking costumes for a film being directed by Chris Rock, in which Dini says to them "you guys look pretty bad ass"
Mark Addy - In 2001, he played a butler of Chris Rock's character in the movie "Down to Earth" and appeared in "A Knight's Tale" as Roland
Tracy Morgan - In the 2003 Chris Rock film "Head of State", Morgan appeared as a man watching television, often questioning why they are not watching "Martin"
Scarface (rapper) - In 2005, comedian Chris Rock praised Scarface as one of the best three rappers of all time on his list of the Top-25 Hip-Hop Albums ever.
Tony Kaye (director) - He won a Grammy in 2006 for the famous Johnny Cash video "God's Gonna Cut You Down" with cameo appearances by Bono, Johnny Depp, Kanye West, Patti Smith, Terrence Howard, Iggy Pop, The Dixie Chicks, Brian Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Keith Richards, Chris Martin, Sharon Stone, Lisa Marie Presley, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin_Timberlake, Kate Moss, Peter Blake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jones, Jay-Z, Kris Kristofferson, Owen Wilson, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Amy Lee
In 2008, Rock's family history was profiled on the PBS series "African American Lives 2"
Lisa Marie Presley - Rick Rubin produced the record and Tony Kaye directed the video which featured Lisa Marie Presley, Iggy Pop, Kanye West, Chris Martin, Kris Kristofferson, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin_Timberlake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Bono, Shelby Lynne, Jay-Z, Keith Richards and Johnny Depp and won a 2008 Grammy *award for Best Short Form Music Video
Nelson George - With Alan Leeds he co-authored The James Brown Reader, a collection of articles about the Godfather of Soul in 2008. in 1991 he co-wrote the Halle Berry vehicle "Strictly Business" and in 1993 Nelson was co-creator of the movie "CB4" starring comedian Chris Rock
Lewis Black - Comedy Central's "Stand-Up Month" in January 2008 features specials originally presented on HBO by Black, along with programs featuring Dane Cook and Chris Rock
Andrew Breitbart - In February 2010 Breitbart received the Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award during the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. During his acceptance speech, he responded directly to accusations by "New York Times" reporter Kate Zernike that Jason Mattera, a young conservative activist, had been using "racial tones" in his allusions to President Barack Obama, and had spoken in a "Chris Rock voice"
Warren Thomas - On the April 9, 2010 episode of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher", comedian Chris Rock paid tribute to Thomas in the form of a rhetorical question, "Who was funnier than Warren Thomas-"
2 Days in Paris - Comedian Chris Rock confirmed on "The Howard Stern Show" on 8 November 2010 that he was set to play the "new guy" in the film
Bobby Cannavale - Cannavale was in the film "Win Win" in 2011, as Terry Delfino. He is currently starring in the Broadway play "The Motherfucker With the Hat" alongside Chris Rock and Annabella Sciorra
Chad Smith - In April 2012, the Chili Peppers were inducted by Chris Rock into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2012 by actor/comedian, Chris Rock, who is a longtime friend and fan of the band
Top Five - The sites critical consensus reads, "As smart, funny, and trenchant as writer-director-star Chris Rock's best standup work, "Top Five" is a career highlight for its creator -- and one of the comedy standouts of 2014
A Very Murray Christmas - The film features an ensemble cast including Bill Murray, George Clooney, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Julie White, Dimitri Dimitrov, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, David Johansen, May 2015 a Rudolph, Jason Schwartzman, Jenny Lewis, Rashida Jones, and Miley Cyrus and was released on December 4, 2015 on Netflix
Academy Awards - The 88th Academy *awards ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 and hosted by Chris Rock
Kevin Hart (actor) - In October 2018, Chris Rock will direct Hart in a movie based on an original idea by the both of them