Christopher Tucker is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for his roles as Detective James Carter in Brett Ratner's Rush Hour film series and Smokey in F. Gary Gray's Friday. He became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He appeared in Luc Besson's The Fifth Element, Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, and Brett Ratner's Money Talks.
|Birth name:||Christopher Tucker|
|Born:||August 31, 1971, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Medium:||Stand-up, film, television|
|Genres:||Blue comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, observational comedy|
|Spouse:||Azja Pryor (1997–2003)|
|Twitter:||Chris Tucker's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Chris Tucker's IMDb|
About Chris Tucker
Comedian and actor who starred in the Rush Hour franchise, for which he and Jackie Chan won an MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo. He also appeared with Ice Cube in Friday and with Bruce Willis in The Fifth Element
Early on in his career, he became a frequent performer and comedian at Def Comedy Jam. Soon afterwards, he made his debut in the film House Party 3.
He was paid $25 million for appearing in Rush Hour 3 alongside Jackie Chan.
His mother Mary Louise raised him and his older siblings in Atlanta, Georgia. His son, Destin Christopher Tucker, was born in 1998.
He was a very close friend of Michael Jackson, and starred in his music video for "You Rock My World."
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