Chevy Chase

Birthplace: 
Lower Manhattan, New York
Birthday: 
October 08

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Chevy Chase

Photo credit: 
AP

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About

Chevy Chase is an American actor and comedian.

Born into a prominent New York family, he worked a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and began acting with National Lampoon.

He became a key cast member in the debut 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.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Wins5 Nominations

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  • Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    2 of 5 Photos
  • Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Larry Wilmore, Chevy Chase, Chris Hardwick, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    3 of 5 Photos
  • Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    4 of 5 Photos
  • Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, and Lily Tomlin attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    5 of 5 Photos