Chevy Chase

Biography

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Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, writer, and television and film actor, born into a prominent entertainment industry family. Chase worked a plethora of odd jobs before moving into comedy 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. Chase is also well-known for his portrayal of the character Clark Griswold in four National Lampoon's Vacation films, and for his roles in other successful comedies such as Caddyshack (1980), Fletch (1985), and ¡Three Amigos! (1986). He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988) and briefly had his own late-night talk show, The Chevy Chase Show. Currently, he appears as Pierce Hawthorne on the NBC comedy series Community.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, writer, and television and film actor, born into a prominent entertainment industry family. Chase worked a plethora of odd jobs before moving into comedy 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. Chase is also well-known for his portrayal of the character Clark Griswold in four National Lampoon's Vacation films, and for his roles in other successful comedies such as Caddyshack (1980), Fletch (1985), and ¡Three Amigos! (1986). He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988) and briefly had his own late-night talk show, The Chevy Chase Show. Currently, he appears as Pierce Hawthorne on the NBC comedy series Community.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 71

Birthday 1943-10-08

Place of Birth Woodstock - New York - USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Cornelius Crane Chase

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Vacation as Clark Griswold
2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 as Hot Tub Repairman
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Himself
2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon as Himself / Actor
2014 Wishin' and Hopin' as Adult Felix
2014 Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas as Grandpa Geoffrey
2014 Lovesick as Lester Horn
2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis as Himself
2011 A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas!
2011 Not Another Not Another Movie as Max Storm
2011 Someplace with a Mountain as Narrator (voice)
2010 Jack and the Beanstalk as Antipode
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine as The Repairman
2010 Hotel Hell Vacation as Clark Griswold
2010 This Emotional Life
2009 Community(85 episodes) as Pierce Hawthorne
2009 Stay Cool as Principal Marshall
2007 Cutlass as Stan
2007 Chuck(3 episodes) as Ted Roark
2007 Hjälp!(8 episodes) as Dan Carter
2006 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall
2006 Brothers and Sisters(2 episodes) as Stan Harris
2006 Zoom as Dr. Grant
2006 Doogal as Train
2006 Goose on the Loose as Congreve Maddox
2006 Funny Money as Henry
2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi as Himself / Various (archive footage) (uncredited)
2005 Charity Jam(3 episodes)
2004 The Karate Dog as Cho-Cho
2004 Our Italian Husband as Paul Parmesan
2003 Stealing Bess as Mr. Punch
2002 The Hamptons(2 episodes)
2002 Orange County as Principal Harbert
2000 Snow Day as Tom Brandston
1999 Family Guy(3 episodes)
1999 Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary as Himself
1998 Dirty Work as Dr. Farthing
1997 Vegas Vacation as Clark Griswold
1995 Man of the House as Jack Sturgess (Squatting Dog)
1994 Cops & Robbersons as Norman Robberson
1993 The Chevy Chase Show(5 episodes)
1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man as Nick Holloway
1991 Nothing but Trouble as Chris Thorne
1991 L.A. Story as Carlo Christopher
1990 The Earth Day Special
1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation as Clark Griswold
1989 Fletch Lives as Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher
1988 Caddyshack II as Ty Webb
1988 Funny Farm as Andy Farmer
1986 Three Amigos as Dusty Bottoms
1985 Spies Like Us as Emmett Fitz-Hume
1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird as Newscaster
1985 National Lampoon’s European Vacation as Clark Griswold
1985 Fletch as Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher
1983 Deal of the Century as Eddie Muntz
1983 National Lampoon's Vacation as Clark Griswold
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1981 Modern Problems as Max Fielder
1981 Under the Rainbow as Bruce Thorpe
1980 Seems Like Old Times as Nick Gardenia
1980 Caddyshack as Ty Webb
1980 Oh Heavenly Dog as Browning
1978 Foul Play as Tony Carlson
1976 Van Dyke and Company(1 episode)
1976 Tunnel Vision as Himself
1975 Saturday Night Live(34 episodes) as Various
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode) as The Land Shark
1974 The Groove Tube as The Fingers / Geritan / Four Leaf Clover
1973 Lemmings as Various
1952 Today(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(4 episodes)

Writing

1975 Saturday Night Live(944 episodes) … Writer
1900 The Paul Simon Special(0 episodes) … Writer

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