Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase

Age
70
Birthday
Oct. 8th, 1943
Born in
Woodstock, New York, USA
Height
6' 4"

Chevy Chase's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Community TV Show
Community
The Martin Short Show TV Show
The Martin Short Show
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Hot Tub Time Machine
2009 - Stay Cool
2007 - Cutlass
2006 - Funny Money
2006 - Zoom
2006 - Doogal
2005 - Ellie parker
2002 - Orange County
2000 - Snow Day
1998 - Dirty Work
1997 - Vegas Vacation
1995 - Man of the House
1994 - Cops and Robbersons
1993 - Last Action Hero
1992 - Memoirs of an Invisible Man
1991 - L.A. Story
1991 - Nothing but Trouble
1989 - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
1989 - Fletch Lives
1988 - Funny Farm
1988 - The Couch Trip
1988 - Caddyshack II
1986 - Three Amigos
1985 - Fletch
1985 - Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird
1985 - Spies Like Us
1985 - European Vacation
1983 - Deal of the Century
1983 - National Lampoon's Vacation
1981 - Modern Problems
1981 - Under the Rainbow
1980 - Oh Heavenly Dog
1980 - Seems Like Old Times
1980 - Caddyshack
1978 - Foul Play
1974 - The Groove Tube

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Various
54
Ted Roark
3
Stan Harris
2
Clark Griswold (Voiced)
2
Chevy Chase
1
Chevy Chase
1
Mitch Carroll
1
Himself
1
Himself
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Born Cornelius Crane Chase, he changed his name to Chevy Chase, joined the Saturday Night Live crew, and embarked on a highly successful movie career. Chase scored in the eighties with hits such as Caddyshack (1980), the National Lampoon movies and the Fletch movies. All his films show his talent for deadpan comedy. Sadly, his career has generally worsened throughout the nineties, starring in flops such as the wholly mediocre Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), and Cops and Robbersons (1994).


TRIVIA:
  • Attended Riverdale Country School in New York City.
  • (1995) Convicted of drunk driving.
  • Admitted in an interview that making _íThree Amigos! (1986)_ (qv) was the most fun he has had on a film.
  • Won an amateur orchestral conducting contest in Los Angeles, where he and other celebrities (such as 'Alan Rachins' (qv)) competed to inspire appreciation for classical music.
  • His middle name, Crane, is from his mother's family, He spent childhood vacations at Crane Castle, his mother's family' vacation home in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
  • Prefers to do family-oriented movies and has turned down roles in several films including the lead in _American Beauty (1999)_ (qv).
  • He was the first member of the original _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) cast to leave the show - after only one season, a decision he later said he regretted. He was replaced by 'Bill Murray (I)' (qv).
  • Was nearly killed (electrocuted) during the filming of _Modern Problems (1981)_ (qv) when, during the sequence in which he is wearing "landing lights" as he dreams that he is an airplane, the current in the lights short-circuited through his arm, back, and neck muscles. The near-death experience caused him to experience a period of deep depression.


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