Chevy Chase

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Chevy Chase

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Chevy Chase

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 8
Birthplace: Lower Manhattan, New York

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.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations | 3 Emmys | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2017
  • Winner
  • Chevy Chase (as original cast member of Saturday Night Live), as Honoree
OUTSTANDING CONTINUING OR SINGLE PERFORMANCE BY A supporting actor in variety or music - 1977
  • Nominee
  • Chevy Chase
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC SERIES - 1977
  • Nominee
  • Chevy Chase
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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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.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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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.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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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.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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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.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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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.

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