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Chevy Chase Brief Biography

Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, writer, television actor and film actor. Born into a prominent New York family, Chase worked a plethora of odd jobs before moving 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. 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 Foul Play (1978), Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Fletch (1985), Spies Like Us (1985), and ĄThree 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. In 2009, he became a regular cast member (Pierce Hawthorne) on the NBC comedy series Community. Chase left the show in 2012, having already filmed some of the episodes in season 4.

Chevy Chase News

Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson dress as 'Vacation' stars Christie Brinkley and Chevy Chase for Halloween
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Sarah Palin, Alec Baldwin hit the red carpet for the 'SNL' 40th anniversary event

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