Chris Rock

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  • Birth Name: Christopher Julius Rock III
  • Birth Place: Andrews, SC
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/07/1965, Aquarius
  • Profession: Comedian; actor; producer; director; screenwriter
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Saturday Night Live Adds Two Black Female Writers

In addition to adding Sasheer Zamata to its cast, Saturday Night Live has hired two new black female writers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones will start work on the sketch show on Monday.

Both comedians were discovered during the recent auditions Lorne Michaels held in response to criticism of the show's lack of diversity.

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Totally Biased Host W. Kamau Bell on Taking His Show Daily: I'm Filled with Fear

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is moving to five nights a week this fall, and host and executive producer W. Kamau Bell admits he's totally scared.

"I'm filled with fear," Bell said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Friday. "That fear is the engine that keeps me going forward."

FX casts Billy Bob Thornton in Fargo series; FXX aims for younger viewers

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Top Videos: Impromptu "Bohemian Rhapsody" Singalong, Brian Williams Raps, NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets

This week, a stadium crowd in London engaged in an impromptu singalong to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" while waiting for Green Day to take the stage, and NBC News anchor Brian Williams rapped Warren G's "Regulate" (sort of). NBA stars read mean tweets about themselves on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and PBS Digital Studios put together a compilation of late children's author Maurice Sendak talking about childhood. Oh, and the Tony Awards happened too. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Videos

Bonus: Chris Rock on Auditioning for SNL
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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Just for Laughs 30th Anniversary Special TV Show Series, Performer
2013 Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 2013 Movie Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Grown Ups 2 Movie, Actor - Kurt McKenzie
2012 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony TV Show Series, Appearing

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First Look: Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Guest-Star on Disney Channel Comedies

Adam Sandler and Chris Rock are bringing their grown-up comedy to the Disney Channel. Sandler will guest star on Jessie, while Rock will make an appearance on A.N.T. Farm, both on Friday, June 28.

Rock will play himself on A.N.T. Farm, which airs ...
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FX Cancels Brand X, Developing Live Action Comedy with Russell Brand

FX will not be moving forward with Russell Brand's late-night talk show Brand X, CEO John Landgraf announced Thursday.

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Who Are the 50 Funniest People Around Today?

Who are the funniest people? That's the question Rolling Stone answers in its list of the 50 funniest people around now. From actors to comedians, Twitterers, TV hosts and more, the list was compiled based on the funniest people who are currently active.

Coming in at No. 1 is... read more

Chris Rock's "Happy White People's Day" Tweet Sparks Controversy

Chris Rock received backlash for a controversial joke he tweeted on the Fourth of July.

"Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed the fireworks," Rock tweeted.

Blogger Jeff Schreiber responded to Rock, saying, "Slavery existed for 2000yrs before America. We eradicated it in 100. We now have a black POTUS." read more

Madagascar 3 Lands No. 1 Spot in Weekend Box Office

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted debuted at No. 1 in the weekend's box office, with an impressive $60.4 million, according to Box Office Mojo. read more

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