Superstar actor and standup comedian Chris Tucker is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He came to prominence in 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube, and then appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element before beginning work on the highly commercially successful Rush Hour films.
In 2006 he negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which at the time made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood. Tucker is also a humanitarian and spends much of his spare time traveling and working with his foundation. He most recently appeared in the Oscar nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook” with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Tucker is currently on tour across the U.S. For more information on Chris Tucker visit www.christucker.com.
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Venue: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front Street East