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Chevy Chase

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“I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.”

 

Biography

Chevy Chase is often considered one of the most likeable comedic personalities of his generation, even though the immediate popularity he achieved following a single season on Saturday Night Live never translated into more than a couple hit movies, and none after the 1980s. The prematurely balding, intelligent, fast-talking Chase created a couple classic characters, notably Irwin M. Fletcher (aka Fletch) and Vacation’s Clark Griswold, but his career is often thought of as plagued by misfires and missed opportunities, rather than touched by comic brilliance.

Born on October 8, 1943, in New York City, Cornelius Crane Chase became known as “Chevy” when his grandmother nicknamed him after Chevy Chase, the wealthy Maryland community. The 6’4" future writer and actor was valedictorian of his high school class before attending Bard College, where he earned a B.A. in English. With a pre-celebrity resumé as varied as any (tennis pro, truck driver, bartender), Chase spent his twenties… read more

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Matt

11Apr13

The haters are just jealous because they know, deep in their heart, in their very souls, that he is Chevy Chase and they're not!

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Louise_Dietrich

11Dec11

This guy is streets ahead.

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ZINCOVIX8754.

30Aug11

the man the legend....

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Marck Goldstein

6Jul11

What happened to you, Chevy...?