Chris Tucker is an American actor and comedian from Atlanta, Georgia. He has appeared in a number of hit movies. Tucker's first major movie role was alongside rapper Ice Cube in the 1995 movie, Friday. His best-known role came in 1998 with the martial arts action comedy, Rush Hour, where he played an abrasive, wise-cracking detective. He also made a cameo as Mariah Carey's passenger in the video for her 2005 hit "Shake It Off."
Although Tucker has primarily spent the last decade as an actor, he has returned to his comedy roots, taking his stand-up act on the road in 2014.