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March 19, 2003
In 2003, Chris' directorial debut, Head of State, told the unlikely story of an unknown African-American legislator who comes out of nowhere to run for president. "You start looking around and I thought, 'I better write this movie, or you might run!'" Chris told Oprah.
The movie wasn't Chris' only big news that day. He had just become a father for the first time and had gotten a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "I'm sure someone is stepping on it or spitting on it now," he joked.