Chris Tucker has become a familiar face in Hollywood thanks to his roles alongside A-list actors such as Bruce Willis, Jackie Chan and Jennifer Lawrence. However, he is now making a much anticipated return to his first love, stand up comedy.
The funny man of action movies
Chris Tucker global stardom has come in large part thanks to his many hilarious turns alongside major stars in action comedies. His roles have garnered him both critical and financial success, the high point being a 25 million dollar paycheck for playing the part of James Carter in 'Rush Hour 2', which was one of a trilogy of movies that saw him starring alongside martial arts superstar Jackie Chan. The film series brought Tucker to international prominence thanks in large part to the great comedic chemistry that existed between the two actors. You may also recognize his face from cult classic's such as Quentin Tarintino's 'Jackie Brown' and Luc Beeson's 'The Fifth Element'. His recent filmography saw him take on a more serious role in the Oscar winning drama 'Silver Linings Playbook' alongside Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. He has also popped up in some unusual places down through the years, including the music video for Michael Jackson's 'You Rock My World' and Tupac's 'California Love'.
A welcome return to the stage
Tucker learned his comedic skills under the unforgiving stage lights of the stand up comedy circuit. He first came to the public eye as a regular performer on the famous Def Comedy Jam in the early 90s. While always staying close to his comedic roots throughout his varied Hollywood career, Tucker is now returning to the stand-up stage in all its glory. He recently recorded a one off special for Netflix titled Chris Tucker Live, which garnered critical praise and signaled a return to form for the ever-present comedic force. With a sold out comedy tour that took in many venues in America including performances in the famous Riverside Theatre in Milwaukee and the Soaring Eagle Casino, Tucker has found his stand up stride once again and has re-immersed himself in his first love of getting them rollin' in the aisles. Book your Chris Tucker tickets today and reserve a chance to see one of the longest serving funnymen in Hollywood. Tucker's quick wit and energetic style has been delighting audiences and earning its place on Hollywood Boulevard for almost three decades and now you can witness the man himself up close and personal and back at the top of his game in a show that has been described as 'raw' and 'side-splitting'.