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Chevy Chase

Actor | * 10/08/1943 (75) | Woodstock, New York, USA
Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, actor and writer. Born into a prominent New York family, Chase worked a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and began acting with National Lampoon. He became a key cast member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment soon became a staple of the show. As both a performer and writer, he earned three Primetime Emmy Awards out of five nominations. Chase had his first leading film role in the comedy Foul Play (1978), earning two Golden Globe Award nominations. He is further known for his portrayals of Clark W. Griswold in five National Lampoon's Vacation films and Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher in both Fletch (1985) and Fletch Lives (1989). Other prominent titles include ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Chevy Chase

Primetime Emmy Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Emmy Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actor

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Movies with Chevy Chase as Actor(83)

as Al Hart2019 The Last Laugh
as Sonny2018 The Last Movie Star
as himself2018 Love, Gilda
as ThinkMan (voice)2016 Hedgehogs
as Preston Bullock2016 A Christmas in Vermont
as Clark Griswold2015 Vacation
as Hot Tub Repairman2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2
as Lester Horn2014 Lovesick
as Adult Felix2014 Wishin' and Hopin'
as Grandpa Geoffrey2014 Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas
as Gravedigger2013 Before I Sleep
as Himself (archive footage)2013 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
as Narrator (voice)2011 Someplace with a Mountain
as The Repairman2010 Hot Tub Time Machine
as Clark Griswold2010 Hotel Hell Vacation
as Weekend Update Anchor (archive footage)2010 The Women of SNL
as Antipode2009 Jack and the Beanstalk
as Principal Marshall2009 Stay Cool
as Clark Griswold (voice)2007 Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest
as Stan2007 Cutlass
as Dr. Grant2006 Zoom
as Train2006 Doogal
as Congreve Maddox2006 Goose on the Loose
as Henry2006 Funny Money
as Himself / Various (archive footage) (uncredited)2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi
as Dennis Swartzbaum2005 Ellie Parker
as Congressman Bernard P. Greely2004 Bad Meat
as Cho-Cho2004 The Karate Dog
as Paul Parmesan2004 Our Italian Husband
as Mr. Punch2003 Stealing Bess
as Principal Harbert2002 Orange County
as Dennis2001 Ellie Parker
as Tom Brandston2000 Snow Day
as Narrator2000 Pete's a Pizza
as himself1999 Grass
as Dr. Farthing1998 Dirty Work
as Clark Griswold1997 Vegas Vacation
as Jack Sturgess (Squatting Dog)1995 Man of the House
as Norman Robberson1994 Cops & Robbersons
as Chevy Chase1993 Last Action Hero
as Nick Holloway1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man
as Deke - Channel 4 News Director1992 Hero
as Carlo Christopher1991 L.A. Story
as Chris Thorne1991 Nothing but Trouble
as Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher1989 Fletch Lives
as Ty Webb1988 Caddyshack II
as Condom Father1988 The Couch Trip
as Andy Farmer1988 Funny Farm
as Dusty Bottoms1986 ¡Three Amigos!
as Emmett Fitz-Hume1985 Spies Like Us
as Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher1985 Fletch
as Newscaster1985 Follow That Bird
as Eddie Muntz1983 Deal of the Century
as Clark Griswold1983 National Lampoon's Vacation
as Bruce Thorpe1981 Under the Rainbow
as Max Fielder1981 Modern Problems
as Ty Webb1980 Caddyshack
as Nick Gardenia1980 Seems Like Old Times
as Browning1980 Oh Heavenly Dog
as himself1978 Grease Day USA
as Tony Carlson1978 Foul Play
as himself1976 Tunnel Vision
as The Fingers / Geritan / Four Leaf Clover1974 The Groove Tube
as Various1973 Lemmings

TV Shows/Series with Chevy Chase as Actor(13)

as Pierce Hawthorne2009 Community
as Ted Roark2007 Chuck
as Dan Carter2007 Hjälp!
as Stan Harris2006 Brothers and Sisters
as Himself - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as The Land Shark1975 Saturday Night Live
1952 Today

Movies with Chevy Chase as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2011 Inside Story: National Lampoon's Vacation

TV Shows/Series with Chevy Chase as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1975 Saturday Night Live

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Born: Friday, 10/08 1943 (October) in Manhattan (current age: 75 years + 228 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Educated at: Bard College, Stockbridge School, Riverdale Country School, Haverford College
Other names for Chevy Chase (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Cornelius Crane Chase"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3545, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/15/2019