Chris Rock (b. 1965) is an actor and comedian.
He makes a brief appearance in Elmopalooza, offering to host the show when Jon Stewart becomes locked in his dressing room. He's all set to start when Prairie Dawn tells him he can't do any dirty jokes. As he's leaving, he tells Oscar that the audience would have loved his mud jokes.
Rocks's TV credits include his semi-autobiographical sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (which he created and narrates), stints as a regular cast member of Saturday Night Live and In Living Color, and guest spots on Miami Vice and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He hosted the 77th Academy Awards. His credits as a voice actor include Osmosis Jones, Madagascar and its sequels (with Ben Stiller), and Bee Movie.
- In Sesame Street Unpaved, it's pointed out that Ernie shares his astrological sign, Aquarius, with Chris Rock ("who shares Ernie's witty sense of humor").
- In a 2010 episode of Sesame Street, Chris is turned into a gem by Abby. Getting nicknamed "Chris the Rock," Chris' voice becomes an impression of Chris Rock.
- Uncle Deadly tweeted about Academy Awards host Rock, "[his] attire is bold and statement-making, yet restrained and dignified all at once. In short, it rocks."