Chris Rock
Date of Birth: February 7, 1965
Years on SNL: As Cast Member:
As Host:
November 2, 1996
November 1, 2014
October 25, 1997
November 7, 1998
March 17, 2007
November 12, 2016
May 4, 2019
December 21, 2019
March 11, 2000
October 1, 2011
Impersonated By:
Jimmy Fallon
Jay Pharoah

Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, and comedian. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990-1993. Rock has also been impersonated by Jimmy Fallon and Jay Pharoah after his departure.

Impressions / CharactersEdit



  • Buster Jenkins
  • Kevin Stubbs
  • Nat X
  • Onski
  • Young Pop


  • Was the last former Bad Boy SNL cast member to star in a movie with Chris Farley before Farley's tragic death in 1997. Rock also admits that the last time he had stay in contact with Farley was the night that Farley had hosted SNL.
  • Is best friends with Adam Sanders, and was good friends with Chris Farley.
  • Never stops thinking about Farley til this very day since they had a lot in common because they share the same first name.
  • His role as Onski on SNL's I'm Chillin sketch is SNL fans number 1 favorite role of him, and is his most recognizable role.
  • Had pay tribute to Eddie Murphy by telling the audience how Murphy inspired him to be a comedian when he saw him on SNL. Rock also told the audience that Murphy is the host for SNL's 40th anniversary.


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