Comedian Chris Tucker Comes To The Peace Center

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Comedian Chris Tucker Comes To The Peace Center

Comedian Chris Tucker comes to the Peace Center on Saturday, May 9, at 8 p.m.

Chris Tucker is an award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series with Jackie Chan. He became a favorite on HBO's Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to prominence with his first starring role in the 1995 cult classic film Friday, starring alongside Ice Cube.

In 1997, Tucker embarked on his first production as executive producer and co-starred in the hit movie Money Talks with Charlie Sheen. That same year, he also appeared in Luc Besson's highly successful The Fifth Element. In 2006, Tucker 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 co-starred in the 2013 Oscar-nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. In 2015, his first standup film, Chris Tucker Live, was released exclusively on Netflix and marked the first project that Tucker has starred in and produced through his company, Chris Tucker Entertainment. In 2016, he co-starred in Ang Lee's powerful Iraq war-centric film, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, with Vin Diesel and Steve Martin. To date, Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed more than $1 billion in box office sales worldwide.

Tickets for the Saturday, May 9, 8 p.m. performance by Chris Tucker are $45-$75 and may be purchased by calling 864.467.3000 or 800.888.7768, in person at the Peace Center Box Office or online at Tickets go on sale to Peacekeepers beginning now and go on sale to the public on Friday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m. Service fees will apply to phone and online sales.

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