Chris Tucker

American actor and comedian

Christopher "Chris" Tucker (born August 31, 1971) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He has also appeared in Luc Besson's The Fifth Element, for which he received acclaim.

Tucker in March 2012

QuotesEdit

  • You got to control your own destiny. You got to keep writin' different stuff. Keep switchin' up and never do the same thing too many times.
    • Quoted in: Joseph Fried (2008). Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and Reality. p. 247

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