Chris Rock: Bio of the Stand-Up Comedian and SNL Alumni
He grew up with racism and bullying, and this served as fodder for his comedy. Rock stood out on the stand-up scene thanks to his distinctive flair, which merged influences like Richard Pryor and George Carlin, and his delivery style that mimicked sermons. His unrestrained exploration of topics like family, politics, class, sex and – of course – race relations shocked audiences, but appealed to everyone. Since his early stand-up days, he has become a comedy star on both the small and large screen. Join WatchMojo.com as we explore the life and career of Chris Rock.