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Chris Rock

1965 - Today

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Christopher Julius Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. After working as a stand-up comedian and appearing in supporting film roles, Rock came to wider prominence as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s. He went on to more prominent film appearances, with starring roles in Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), Grown Ups (2010), its sequel Grown Ups 2 (2013), Top Five (2014), and a series of acclaimed stand-up specials for HBO. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Rock has received more than 10,627,870 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Chris Rock is the 22nd most popular comedian (up from 23rd in 2019), the 2,650th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,009th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Comedian.

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  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMEDIANS

Among comedians, Chris Rock ranks 22 out of 90Before him are Richard Pryor, Henry Winkler, Ricky Gervais, Don Rickles, Lucille Ball, and Bob Odenkirk. After him are Zach Galifianakis, Harpo Marx, Melissa McCarthy, Larry David, Bernie Mac, and John Ritter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Chris Rock ranks 52Before him are Raí, Jürgen Kohler, Elizabeth Hurley, Aldair, Manuel Uribe, and Valeria Golino. After him are Jean Castex, Julia Ormond, David Wenham, Fumihito, Prince Akishino, Paul W. S. Anderson, and Katarina Witt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chris Rock ranks 2,650 out of 15,968Before him are Isiah Thomas (1961), Chuck Palahniuk (1962), Randy Newman (1943), Willy DeVille (1950), Ted Nelson (1937), and Carl Wieman (1951). After him are Winston Groom (1943), Dick Dale (1937), Don Cheadle (1964), Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834), Erle Stanley Gardner (1889), and John Bates Clark (1847).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Chris Rock ranks 19Before him are Andy Kaufman (1949), Richard Pryor (1940), Henry Winkler (1945), Don Rickles (1926), Lucille Ball (1911), and Bob Odenkirk (1962). After him are Zach Galifianakis (1969), Harpo Marx (1888), Melissa McCarthy (1970), Larry David (1947), Bernie Mac (1957), and John Ritter (1948).

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