About Julius Rock
He worked as a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman before his death in 1988.
He inspired the character of Christopher Julius Rock II in Everybody Hates Chris. The character was brought to life by Terry Crews.
He and Rosalie Tingman were married until his death following ulcer surgery in 1988. They had eight children: Chris, Tony, Kenny, Jordan, Andre, Brian, Charles, and Andi.