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Chevy Chase

Next star: Penny Marshall
Previous star: Cindy Williams

Biography

Chase at PaleyFest in March 2010

Source: Wikipedia

Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (/ˈtʃɛvi/; born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, actor, and writer. Born into a prominent New York family, Chase worked a plethora of odd jobs before he moved into comedy and began acting with National Lampoon. He quickly became a key cast member in the inaugural season of Saturday Night Live, where his Weekend Update skit soon became a staple of the show.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Cornelius Crane Chase
  • Born: October 8, 1943 (age 71) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Medium: Stand-up, Film, Television
  • Alma mater: Bard College
  • Years active: 1967–present
  • Genres: Sketch comedy, Improvisational comedy, Physical comedy, Slapstick
  • Influences: Ernie Kovacs
  • Influenced: Mike Myers, Will Ferrell, Tim Allen, Will Arnett, Rob Huebel, Ryan Reynolds
  • Spouse: Suzanne Chase (1973–1976) Jacqueline Carlin (1976–1980) Jayni Luke (1982–present)

Read more about Chevy Chase at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Chevy Chase, Jane SeymourGlobal Green Pre-Oscar Gala, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 20 Feb 2019
Variety, 2019-02-22 14:38:56
Stars party all around Hollywood before, during, and after the Oscars. Here, Variety hits the town to give you the inside scoop on all the star-studded soirées. Keep checking back throughout the weekend for the latest updates… Variety x Armani Beauty Makeup Artistry Dinner Sunset Tower, Los Angeles, Feb. 20 ...

Streaming Movie Review: ‘The Last Laugh’ Review: A Mawkish Attempt at an Old Kind of Schtick
NY Times Movies, 2019-01-15 22:21:43
Though seemingly an effort to showcase the talents of Chevy Chase, this moribund project’s single saving grace is his co-star Richard Dreyfuss.

Review: Richard Dreyfuss and Chevy Chase team for throwback buddy comedy ‘The Last Laugh’
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-01-11 08:05:00
Greg Pritikin’s light buddy comedy “The Last Laugh” may share a title with the 1924 F.W. Murnau film, and while both films ponder existential questions, Pritikin’s movie isn’t nearly as bleak. The gentle romp brings together two beloved stars of the 1970s — Chevy Chase and Richard Dreyfuss — as...

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