Stand Up Comedy
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 the 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube. Next he co-starred and executive 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.