Chris Tucker

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Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker Cannes 2018.jpg
Tucker in May 2018
Birth nameChristopher Tucker
Born (1971-08-31) August 31, 1971 (age 48)[1]
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
MediumStand-up, film, television
Years active1992–present
Genres
SpouseAzja Pryor (1997–2003)
Children1
Websitewww.christucker.com

Christopher Tucker (born August 31, 1971) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for his roles of Smokey in F. Gary Gray's Friday and as Detective James Carter in Brett Ratner's Rush Hour movie series.[2]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Film Role Notes
1993 The Meteor Man MC in Hall Uncredited cameo
1994 House Party 3 Johnny Booze
1995 Friday Smokey Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (with Ice Cube)
Panther Bodyguard
Dead Presidents Skip
1997 Money Talks Franklin Hatchett Nominated – Razzie Award for Worst New Star
The Fifth Element Ruby Rhod
Jackie Brown Beaumont Livingston
1998 Rush Hour Detective James Carter Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Duo – Action/Adventure (with Jackie Chan)
MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (with Jackie Chan)
Nominated – Image Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated – Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actor
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (with Jackie Chan)
2001 Rush Hour 2 Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actor
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor - Comedy
MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (with Jackie Chan)
Nominated – BET Award for Best Actor
Nominated – Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Male Butt Kicker
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Sequence
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (with Jackie Chan)
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry (with Jackie Chan)
2007 Rush Hour 3 Nominated – People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Match-up (with Jackie Chan)
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (with Jackie Chan and Sun Mingming)
2012 Silver Linings Playbook Danny McDaniels Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Albert

References[change | change source]

  1. ChrisTucker.com
  2. Chris Tucker Biography Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine filmreference.com.

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