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Chris Tucker
Name : Chris Tucker
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Date of Birth : 1972-08-31
Place of Birth : Atlanta, Georgia
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Actor,Celebrity,Comedian
Brief Bio : Christopher Tucker (born August 31, 1972) is an American actor and comedian most widely known for his role as James Carter in the Rush Hour trilogy. Tucker was raised in Decatur, Georgia. After graduating... - More...
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Chris Tucker: Fatherhood made me more responsible
Celebrity Baby Blog - Forest Hills, NY, USA - Rush Hour 3 star Chris Tucker's next project won't be Rush Hour 4 -- at least not yet -- but rather a stand-up comedy movie, in which he hopes to cover a variety of topics from working with Jackie Chan to fatherhood. Chris is dad to Destin Christopher, 8 1/2, from a previous relationship, and wants to share with fans how fatherhood has changed him.

Fatherhood changed me in a way like, you, it takes awhile to realize you're a father, it's like, 'I'm a father. Somebody's depending on me.' So, it's like, it's different, but it changed me in a
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Posted 8/18/2007 12:08:40 PM | Permalink
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The High-Paid Enigma That Is Chris Tucker
Conde Nast Portfolio - New York, NY, USA - So is the much-maligned "dilettante" director Brett Ratner feeling some vindication today? Probably not much. Despite the six-year haitus between since the last installment, Rush Hour 3 earned $50.2 million and the top slot at the box office, but hardly an overwhelming financial success for the beleaguered New Line, falling short of Rush Hour 2's $67.4 million opening weekend. Making the opening even less impressive is that fact that the film was reportedly over budget. And then there's the star salaries to consider. Jackie Chan is reportedly earning $15 million against 15% of the gross. Ratner is getting a little
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Posted 8/13/2007 10:08:58 AM | Permalink
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In No 'Rush' for Six Years, Tucker Returns to Acting
Washington Post - United States - It's been six years since his last movie. Six years since he tossed on a police uniform, stood next to Jackie Chan and kick-boxed a few bad guys.

Six years that Chris Tucker has spent, he says, "enjoying my celebrity."

Which sounds like an awfully indulgent hiatus. And sure enough, when he was arrested two years ago for reckless driving in Georgia, he was behind the wheel of a shiny new Bentley Continental.

But that incident is an anomaly for the 34-year-old comedian. He says he was late for church the day he was pulled over. And when he talks about "enjoying his
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Posted 8/10/2007 12:08:05 AM | Permalink
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Jackie Chan is running on fumes in uninspired 'Rush Hour 3'
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA - After a six-year hiatus, the "Rush Hour" brand has lost its drive. The third film in the odd-couple action-comedy franchise features a once breathtakingly acrobatic action star now past his prime, a story that could have been sketched on the back of a cocktail napkin, a script that confuses exposition for dialogue, and recycled stunts that whiz by slickly and spiritlessly in a brisk 90 minutes.

The loopy energy of Chris Tucker, bouncing off straight-man Jackie Chan, is all that colors the spaces between the connect-the-dots plotting.

Chan's no-nonsense Hong Kong Chief Inspector Lee and Tucker's slippery, spring-loaded L.A. cop James Carter
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Posted 8/9/2007 12:08:17 PM | Permalink
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Chris Tucker wants to 'do something different'
MSNBC - USA - “Rush Hour 3” star Chris Tucker has finally resurfaced after a six-year hiatus from the big screen, but he’s got some explaining to do.

Who is he? Who does he want to be? Where has he been? Why did he make the producers of “Rush Hour 3” wait six years before agreeing to go another round with Jackie Chan?

And, oh yeah, why is he friends with Michael Jackson again?

Well, let’s not go there because that’s for the two of them to decipher, but after several recent conversations with Tucker at various events, the answers to the other questions are far less
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Posted 8/6/2007 03:08:14 AM | Permalink
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Isaiah Washington Focusing on 'Day-to-Day Life'
People Magazine - USA - Isaiah Washington says he's moving on after being fired from Grey's Anatomy.

"In the coming months, all I'm working on right now is trying to focus on day-to-day life and what I'm doing with the foundation, what I'm doing with the family," Washington, 43, told PEOPLE Friday. "It starts at the home."

The actor is chairman of the Gondobay Manga Foundation, which works to improve life in Sierra Leone (the foundation was inspired by Washington's discovery that he is genetically linked to that country's Mende people).

And next month he'll go to Ghana for the African Union Summit, where he and 50 other
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Posted 6/18/2007 03:06:47 AM | Permalink
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The MTV Audience Has Spoken as the Stars of the Moment Were All At The '2007 MTV Movie Awards'
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - MTV Viewers' Night at the Movies Was Overflowing with their Favorite Celebrities Including Johnny Depp, Jack Nicholson, Cameron Diaz, Seth Rogen, Jessica Biel, Robin Williams, Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Josh Duhamel, Samuel L. Jackson, Victoria Beckham, Amanda Bynes, Chris Tucker, Shia LaBeouf, John Travolta, Zac Efron, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Evans and Ioan Gruffudd

MTV pushed the limits for the "2007 MTV Movie Awards" as it aired LIVE for the first time welcoming stars, celebrities and fans alike. Hosted by the incomparable Sarah Silverman, the sixteenth annual ceremony celebrated the audiences' favorite performances and films, and most importantly honored the fans for
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Posted 6/3/2007 12:06:31 AM | Permalink
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Tiger Jam raises $1.5 million for charities
KSBY - San Luis Obispo, CA, USA - Tiger Jam raised over $$1.5 million for charities over the weekend.

The Tenth annual event on Friday and Saturday at Mandalay Bay featured a sold-out concert by Bon Jovi.

Celebrities in attendance included Will Ferrell, Kevin James, Chris Tucker and Gabrielle Union.

It raised money for the Tiger Woods Learning Center and some Las Vegas-based charities.

The concert series was created in 1998 by the Tiger Woods Foundation.

Since its inception, the foundation has raised more than ten million dollars.
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Posted 5/27/2007 08:05:25 AM | Permalink
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Onto The Next One: Major UConn Donor Tells School's AD To Add Men's Lacrosse
College Crosse (blog)
While the donation is a great thing for UConn and its students, what's great for lacrosse fans everywhere is that in the middle of his speech during the announcement, Werth charismatically instructed UConn's AD to round up all the rich alums in ...

The Daily Progress

Disabilities not a big issue for Salem snapper
The Daily Progress
Nobody would be more capable of overseeing the situation than longtime Salem trainer Chris Tucker, another member of the Moushegian admiration society. “He'll come in with a glucometer to check his sugar; he'll ask me to take a Coke or a Gatorade out ...

What Hi-Fi?

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray review
What Hi-Fi?
We're fans of his approach, though this is Lee in minor- rather than major key. The cast includes the likes of Chris Tucker and Steve Martin and, apart from a few cringeworthy moments, performances are mostly decent. Newcomer Alwyn puts in a decent ...

Detroit Free Press

Tickets on sale Nov. 16-22: Concerts and more
Detroit Free Press
Most tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com, www.livenation.com, www.aeglive.com or www.ticketweb.com. Additional charges might apply. THURSDAY. Chris Tucker: 8 p.m. Dec. 28, MotorCity Casino Hotel, $73-$98. FRIDAY. Candlebox: 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Saint ...

New York Times

What's on TV Sunday: 'Search Party' and the American Music Awards
New York Times
JACKIE BROWN (1997) on Netflix. Several movies unfold within “Jackie Brown,” Quentin Tarantino's experimental adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel “Rum Punch.” There's an intricate blaxploitation caper starring an ornery Samuel L. Jackson; a stoner ...

NESN.com

Chris Johnson Apparently Doesn't Understand Concept Of The Movie 'Friday'
NESN.com
Chris Johnson hasn't been doing much these days, as the veteran running back currently is an NFL free agent. Since he has some time on his hands, the 32-year-old elected to spend a portion of his Wednesday afternoon watching the movie “Friday.” The ...

Port Townsend Leader

New school on track for fall 2018 opening
Port Townsend Leader
Construction workers use a lift and a crane to position a large wooden beam in the location of the school's future gymnasium. In the foreground is part of Grant Street Elementary, which is to be demolished. Photo by Chris Tucker. Full page photo. An ...

Dalton woman charged with lying about kidnapping
Northwest Georgia News
DALTON — A Dalton woman who falsely reported her child being kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend and caused Dalton police to issue an alert for the child has been arrested for lying to police and false report of a crime. Jenneffer Michelle Luke, 41, 1312 ...
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