Tony Rock, being the brother of an established entertainer, Tony was able to successfully elude the shadows of his older sibling and step into his own limelight. Tony has proven himself as one of the most talented, well-respected entertainers in the business. After more than a decade of experience, Tony has proven himself as a skillful comedian, actor, and executive producer. Early in his career Tony gained a reputation as a young star in the making. The Hollywood Reporter in 2001 picked him as one of the hot young talents to come out of New York. People Magazine featured Tony in their July 7, 2003 Issue. In June 2003, Tony landed the Jada Pinkett Smith/Will Smith pilot for UPN "All of Us" (2003-2007). When in Los Angeles, he's a regular at "The Comedy Store", "The Comedy Union," " ", "Icehouse" and he headlines at "The Laugh Factory".