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UnCategorized Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and .edian, best known for his roles as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour trilogy and Smokey in the 1995 film Friday. Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the youngest son of Mary Louise and Norris Tucker. His father was an independent businessman who owned a janitorial service. Tucker was raised in Decatur, Georgia. After graduating from Columbia High School in Decatur, GA. Tucker moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in .edy and movies. In 1992, Tucker was a frequent performer on Def .edy Jam. He made his cinematic debut in House Party 3 and gained greater film recognition alongside rapper Ice Cube in the 1995 film Friday. In 1997, he co-starred with Charlie Sheen in Money Talks, and alongside Bruce Willis in The Fifth Element. He later starred in the 1998 martial arts action .edy Rush Hour and its sequels, Rush Hour 2 and Rush Hour 3, in which he played James Carter, an abrasive wise-cracking detective. After the .mercial success of the first Rush Hour film, Tucker held out for a $20 million salary for Rush Hour 2 and was paid $25 million salary for Rush Hour 3. The latter was part of a $40 million two-movie contract with New Line Cinema that also included an unnamed future film. He was also to receive 20% of the gross against his salary from the Rush Hour 3. Tucker was announced in 2007 to star in the New Line drama film Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra, directed by Brett Ratner and based on George Jacobs’ autobiography of working as Frank Sinatra’s valet during the Rat Pack era of 1953-1968.In 2011, Tucker returned to doing stand-up .edy. Chris has a son named Destin Christopher Tucker, who was born in 1998 and lives with his mother in Los Angeles. Tucker and his child’s mother are not together, but they do remain friends. He owns homes in the luxury .munity of Bella Colina in Montverde, Florida, located west of Orlando, as well as in a gated .munity in Tarzana, California, where he raises his children. Tucker is good friends with fellow Rush Hour star Jackie Chan, and was also close friends with the late singer Michael Jackson, introducing and dancing with him at his 30th Anniversary Special, and appearing in Jackson’s video "You Rock My World" from his 2001 album Invincible and attending Jackson’s memorial service. A friend of Bill Clinton, Tucker has traveled with the former President overseas, though he endorsed Barack Obama rather than Hillary Clinton in the 2008 primaries. Tucker participated in a PBS documentary on the ge.ic makeup of African Americans. He found he has African American, European American, and Native American ancestry.Through DNA tests (as aired on the 2006 PBS documentary African American Lives), Tucker’s paternal ancestry was traced back to the Mbundu ethnic group of Angola and one line of his mother’s to the Bamileke of Cameroon. He also managed to trace his family tree back to the 1830s. Tucker was shown traveling to Angola, the birthplace of his ancestors, with the program’s host, Henry Louis Gates. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: