Born August 31, 1971, Christopher “Chris” Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He 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 the 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube.
Next he co-starred and exec. produced “Money Talks” with Charlie Sheen and 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 currently appears in the Oscar nominated film “Silver Lining Playbook” with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence, and Bradley Cooper.
He is also on a stand-up comedy tour that has received rave reviews all over the world. And guess what? Chris Tucker is making Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia one of his stops for his “Chris Tucker The Return Tour 2013“!
Deets are as follows:
Date: 24th June 2013 (Monday)
Time: 9pm onwards
Venue: Hall 1, KL Convention Centre
Ticketing: Platinum RM455 (Limited Seats), Gold RM395, Category 1 RM295, Regular RM195
* Tickets can be purchased via TicketPro here starting 23rd May 2013 at 11am
For more information, visit his official website.