Dave Chappelle

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  • Birth Place: Washington, DC
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/23/1973, Leo
  • Profession: Comedian; actor; screenwriter; producer
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Dave Chappelle: "I Never Quit" Chappelle's Show

It's been nine years since Dave Chappelle abruptly walked away from his hit Comedy Central series Chappelle's Show and a reported $50 million contract, but fans still want to know why he did it.

So on Tuesday's installment of Late Show, David Letterman took a swing and tried to get an answer to that question. "Technically, I...read more

Check Out Dave Chappelle's New Buff Look

Dave Chappelle has been out of the spotlight for a while, but he was recently spotted sporting a brand new look, ABC News reports.

The Chappelle Show comedian, who...read more

Dave Chappelle Stops Comedy Show Because of Hecklers

Dave Chappelle still knows how to stir up controversy.

The stand-up was headlining the Funny or Die Presents: The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival on Thursday night in Connecticut when he was heckled by several audience members and refused to perform his set, according to the Associated Press.

According to fan accounts, Chappelle came out and told a few jokes but stopped because of the heckling. Videos posted online afterwards show that...read more

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Credits

Year Title Description
2006 Grammy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party Movie, Actor
2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party Movie, Producer
2005 Last Laugh '05 TV Show Series, Appearing
2004 Video Music Awards TV Show Series, Performer

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Dave Chappelle Is on Prince's Incredible New Single Cover

"Little Red Corvette," "Purple Rain,"  this interview — Prince has done a lot of incredible things in his career, but none as amazing as the cover of his new single "Breakfast Can Wait." read more

MDA Labor Day Telethon Raises $61.5 Million Sans Jerry Lewis

Despite the absence of longtime host Jerry Lewis, the 2011 Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon raised $61.5 million, up approximately $2.6 million from last year, The Associated Press reports.

Lewis was on the minds of many at the telethon, including co-host Nigel Lythgoe, who said he was sad the comedian didn't participate in the telethon. Lythgoe told the AP he had expected Lewis to... read more

Is Dave Chappelle Eyeing a Return to Television?

A report that Dave Chappelle might be heading back to the small screen is "absolutely untrue," Carla Simms, Chappelle's rep, tells Entertainment Weekly.

The online paper The Daily reported earlier Thursday that he planned a new show aimed for a paid subscription service like Netflix, Crackle or Hulu. But Entertainment Weekly also quotes sources close to the comedian as saying he would likely go on a bigger platform than a niche subscription service if he did return to television.

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6 Things to Expect From Oprah's Final Episodes

Fans won't have to say goodbye to The Oprah Winfrey Show until next week's May 25 finale, but it was the beginning of the end for Lady O on Tuesday as she taped her final two episodes before the series ender. News outlets including The Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly were on hand to witness the festivities, the celebrity guests and maybe even walk away with a few of the TV host's Favorite Things. We've compiled the six biggest spoilers from the Internet so, in case you need one more reminder, spoiler alert... read more

8 Great TV Quitters

It's been a great week for quitters. Jet Blue flight attendant Steven Slater went out big by quitting over his plane's intercom, grabbing some beers, and sliding down the emergency chute. Then a young woman's quitting via dry erase board made the online rounds, though she turned out to be an actress named Elyse Porterfield (whose name also sounds too good to be true). In honor of these disgruntled employees, real and fake, we salute eight of TV's greatest quitters — real, fake, and both.

8. Amanda Bynes: The All That and Amanda Show star announced in June that she was retiring from acting at the age of 24. A month later she changed her mind and announced her... read more

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