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Articles relating to both specials called Rock "the funniest man in America" in Time HBO also aired his talk show, The Chris Rock Show, which gained critical acclaim for Rock's interviews with celebrities and politicians. His television work has won him a total of three Emmy Awards and 15 nominations.By the end of the decade, Rock was established as one of the preeminent stand-up comedians and comic minds of his generation.Rock starred in his first HBO comedy special in 1994 titled Big Ass Jokes.His second special, 1996’s Bring the Pain, made Rock one of the most acclaimed and commercially successful comedians in the industry. Rock later had two more HBO comedy specials: Bigger & Blacker in 1999, and Never Scared in 2004.After 20 years of marriage, Chris Rock filed for divorce in 2014.The source of contention between the couple was an 8-year-old girl named Ntombi from South Africa who was living with the family since she was 6 months old, but they never adopted her.
Rock has said that he was influenced by the performing style of his paternal grandfather, Allen Rock, a preacher.
After working as a standup comic and appearing in small film roles, Rock came to wider prominence as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s.
He went on to more prominent film appearances, with starring roles in Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), Grown Ups (2010), its sequel Grown Ups 2 (2013), Top Five (2014), and a series of acclaimed comedy specials for HBO.
He slowly rose up the ranks of the comedy circuit in addition to earning bit roles in the film I’m Gonna Git You Sucka and the TV series Miami Vice.
Upon seeing his act at a nightclub, Eddie Murphy befriended and mentored the aspiring comic.
Rock's family history was profiled on the PBS series African American Lives 2 in 2008.