Fast Facts

  • Nicknamed "Chevy" by his grandmother.
  • Played drums and keyboard on the 1968 album Chamaeleon Church.
  • Appeared in the 1973 off-Broadway production of National Lampoon's Lemmings along with John Belushi and Christopher Guest.
  • Wrote for MAD Magazine and The Smothers Brothers; and was originally hired as a staff writer for Saturday Night Live.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994.
  • Turned down the lead in 1999's American Beauty, a role that won Kevin Spacey an Oscar.

Awards

  • 1978, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Comedy-Variety or Music Special: Winner
  • 1976, Emmy — Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series: Winner
  • 1977, Emmy — Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music: Nominee
  • 1977, Emmy — Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series: Nominee
  • 1976, Emmy — Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music: Winner
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Catherine Cederquist — Half Sister
  • Daphne C. Rowe — Half Sister
  • Emily Evelyn — Daughter
  • Jacqueline Carlin — Ex-wife
  • Pamela Cederquist — Half Sister
  • Edward Thornton Chase — Brother
  • Ethelyn Atha Chase — Stepmother
  • John Cederquist — Half Brother
  • Cathalene Crane — Mother
  • Jayni Luke — Wife
  • Cydney Cathalene — Daughter
  • Frank Swift Chase — Grandfather
  • Caley Leigh — Daughter
  • Cynthia Chase-Culler — Half Sister
  • Lawrence Widdows — Stepfather
  • Blythe Danner — Ex-significant Other
  • Edward Tinsley Chase — Father
  • John Cederquist — Stepfather

College

  • Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (BA in English, 1967); attended Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Details

  • Birth Name: Cornelius Crane Chase
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: October 8, 1943, Libra
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Comedian
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