ALPINE, N.J. — Happy birthday to actor and comedian Chris Rock formerly of Alpine, who turns 52 Tuesday.
The South Carolina native has hosted on Saturday Night Live and starred in "The Longest Yard," "Bad Company," "Down to Earth," as well as a series of acclaimed comedy specials for HBO.
Last year, Rock raised $65,243 for his daughter's Girl Scout troop while hosting the Academy Awards.
He developed, wrote, and narrated the sitcom "Everybody Hates Chris," (2005–2009). He hosted the 77th Academy Awards in 2005 and the 88th in 2016. He has won four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards.