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Comedian, actor, writer, producer and director Chris Rock

His co-stars alongside Julie Delpy in the new film Two Days in New York. It's a sequel to Two Days in Paris. Rock plays a talk radio show host named Mingus. He¿s also producing a new comedy show on the FX network, called Totally Biased. Rock has won several Emmys for his comedy specials and TV shows. He's had roles in dozens of films and television programs, and got his big break as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1993.
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