Occupation:Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer
Hometown:Andrews, South Carolina
Birthday:February 7, 1965
Chris Rock is a comedian, actor, director, and producer who was born on February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina. Rock started performing stand-up comedy in New York City in the mid-1980s, and started appearing on TV and in supporting film roles later in the decade. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990-93, and had his own talk show in the late 1990s. He has produced a number of television series since then, and has produced, written and directed a number of films, including the critically acclaimed Top Five. He is still perhaps best known as a stand-up comedian, with his comedy specials and albums being consider among the best of the past 15 years.