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14 Facts About The Legendary Chris Tucker

Updated 10 Oct 2019 28.5k views14 items

In the 1990s and early 2000s, actor-comedian Chris Tucker skyrocketed to fame, first as Smokey in Friday, then with starring roles opposite Jackie Chan in the Rush Hour films. He made time to pop up in some unexpected places, like music videos for Michael Jackson's "You Rock My World" and Mariah Carey's "Shake It Off," but then it felt like he disappeared - what happened to Chris Tucker?

Chris Tucker today is back to touring and performing stand-up, but he hasn't quite hit the level of fame he once hadHe slipped off the A-list radar to take a step back from comedy and focus on his spirituality, and when he does take on big roles, he selects them very carefully. Additional stories about Chris Tucker involve some highs, like his outstanding performances in dramas like Silver Linings Playbook, and some lows, like his tax evasion. Here's everything you didn't know about Chris Tucker.

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