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Chevy Chase

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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

Pete Davidson Calls Chevy Chase A 'Racist' And A Putz' In Harsh Howard Stern Interview
Access Hollywood, 2018-09-26 14:20:32
Pete Davidson has zero love for comedy legend Chevy Chase.

Pete Davidson Slams Chevy Chase, Calls Him a ‘Genuinely Bad, Racist Person'
Entertainment Tonigh, 2018-09-26 02:53:59
The comedian lashed out at the ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum during an appearance on ‘The Howard Stern Show.’

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Variety, 2018-09-19 18:11:28
Colin Jost and Michael Che’s rapport on “Saturday Night Live’s” “Weekend Update” may have scored them the hosting gig at the 70th Emmy Awards, but the pair can’t count their “SNL” predecessor Chevy Chase as a fan. Chase was part of the original “SNL” cast that debuted in 1975 and ...

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