Chevy Chase

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Cornelius Crane Chase
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/08/1943, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; writer; comedian
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Chevy Chase 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.
  • Chevy Chase Relationships:
  • Edward Thornton Chase - Brother
  • Ethelyn Atha Chase - Stepmother
  • John Cederquist - Half Brother
  • Cathalene Crane - Mother
  • Jayni Luke - Wife
  • Blythe Danner - Ex-significant Other
  • Edward Tinsley Chase - Father
  • John Cederquist - Stepfather
  • Caley Leigh - Daughter
  • Cynthia Chase-Culler - Half Sister
  • Lawrence Widdows - Stepfather
  • Frank Swift Chase - Grandfather
  • Pamela Cederquist - Half Sister
  • Cydney Cathalene - Daughter
  • Catherine Cederquist - Half Sister
  • Daphne C. Rowe - Half Sister
  • Emily Evelyn - Daughter
  • Jacqueline Carlin - Ex-wife
  • Chevy Chase Awards:
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy-Variety or Music Special - Winner
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music - 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
  • College:
  • Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (BA in English, 1967); attended Haverford College, Haverford, PA

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