"Christopher" ""Chris"" "Tucker" is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday (1995 film)/Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour (film series)/Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up comedy/stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He has also appeared in Luc Besson's The Fifth Element, for which he received acclaim and attention.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Chris Tucker on Wikipedia.