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Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer.wikipedia
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Foul Play (1978 film)

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Chase had his first leading film role in the comedy Foul Play (1978), earning two Golden Globe Award nominations.
Foul Play is a 1978 American romantic comedy thriller film written and directed by Colin Higgins, and starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith, Eugene Roche, Rachel Roberts, Brian Dennehy and Billy Barty.

Weekend Update

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He became a key cast member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment soon became a staple of the show.
Chevy Chase has said that Weekend Update – which he started as anchor in 1975 – paved the way for comedic news shows like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

Saturday Night Live

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He became a key cast member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment soon became a staple of the show. Chase acknowledged Ernie Kovacs's influence on his work in Saturday Night Live, and he thanked Kovacs during his acceptance speech for his Emmy Award.
By 1975, Michaels had assembled a talented cast, including Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, Michael O'Donoghue, Gilda Radner, and George Coe.

Fletch (film)

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He is further known for his portrayals of Clark W. Griswold in five National Lampoon's Vacation films and Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher in both Fletch (1985) and Fletch Lives (1989).
It stars Chevy Chase, Tim Matheson, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Geena Davis and Joe Don Baker.

Seems Like Old Times (film)

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).
Seems Like Old Times is a 1980 American comedy film starring Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, and Charles Grodin, directed by Jay Sandrich and written by Neil Simon.

Spies Like Us

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).
Spies Like Us is a 1985 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, and Donna Dixon.

Fletch Lives

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He is further known for his portrayals of Clark W. Griswold in five National Lampoon's Vacation films and Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher in both Fletch (1985) and Fletch Lives (1989).
Fletch Lives is a 1989 American comedy film starring Chevy Chase and a sequel to Fletch directed by Michael Ritchie with a screenplay by Leon Capetanos based on the character created by Gregory Mcdonald.

59th Academy Awards

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He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988) and briefly had his own late-night talk show, The Chevy Chase Show (1993).
Actors Chevy Chase, Paul Hogan, and Goldie Hawn co-hosted the show.

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (film)

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).
Memoirs of an Invisible Man is a 1992 American comedy science fiction film directed by John Carpenter and starring Chevy Chase, Daryl Hannah, Sam Neill, Michael McKean and Stephen Tobolowsky.

60th Academy Awards

(60th)19871988
He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988) and briefly had his own late-night talk show, The Chevy Chase Show (1993).
Actor Chevy Chase hosted the show for the second consecutive year.

Caddyshack

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).
Caddyshack is a 1980 American sports comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis, and Douglas Kenney, and starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe, and Bill Murray.

List of Community characters

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He played the character Pierce Hawthorne on the NBC comedy series Community from 2009 to 2014.
Piercinald Anastasia "Pierce" Hawthorne (Chevy Chase) (Seasons 1–4 main cast, Season 5 guest) is a moist towelette tycoon attending Greendale Community College.

The Chevy Chase Show

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He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988) and briefly had his own late-night talk show, The Chevy Chase Show (1993).
The Chevy Chase Show was an American late night talk show hosted by actor and comedian Chevy Chase that aired in 1993 on Fox.

Hot Tub Time Machine

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).
Hot Tub Time Machine is a 2010 American science fiction comedy film directed by Steve Pink and starring John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Crispin Glover, Lizzy Caplan and Chevy Chase.

Community (TV series)

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He played the character Pierce Hawthorne on the NBC comedy series Community from 2009 to 2014.
The series follows an ensemble cast of characters played by Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Donald Glover, Ken Jeong, Chevy Chase, and Jim Rash at a community college in the fictional town of Greendale, Colorado.

Three Amigos

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).
Martin, Chevy Chase, and Martin Short star as the title characters, three silent film stars who are mistaken for real heroes by the suffering people of a small Mexican village.

National Lampoon's Vacation (film series)

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He is further known for his portrayals of Clark W. Griswold in five National Lampoon's Vacation films and Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher in both Fletch (1985) and Fletch Lives (1989).
It can be considered a sequel to National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, although it is more of a spin-off than a direct chapter in the Vacation series, because Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo do not appear.

National Lampoon (magazine)

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Born into a prominent New York family, Chase had a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and began acting with National Lampoon.
Comedy stars John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, Brian Doyle Murray, Harold Ramis, and Richard Belzer first gained national attention for their performances in the National Lampoon's stage show and radio show.

Steely Dan

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Chase has called the group "a bad jazz band"; Becker and Fagen later founded the successful group Steely Dan.
One such group, known as the Don Fagen Jazz Trio, the Bad Rock Group and later the Leather Canary, included future comedy star Chevy Chase on drums.

John Belushi

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The National Lampoon Radio Hour also featured John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, and Brian Doyle-Murray, all of whom later became "Not-Ready-For-Prime Time Players" on NBC Saturday Night (later retitled NBC's Saturday Night and finally Saturday Night Live).
In 1975, Belushi was recommended to SNL creator and showrunner Lorne Michaels by Chevy Chase and Michael O'Donoghue, who accepted Belushi as a new cast member of the show after an audition.

The Groove Tube

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He appeared in the movie The Groove Tube which was directed by another co-founder of Channel One, Ken Shapiro, featuring several Channel One sketches.
The Groove Tube is a 1974 American independent comedy film written and produced by Ken Shapiro and starring Shapiro, Richard Belzer and Chevy Chase.

Orange County (film)

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Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Orange County (2002), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).

Ernie Kovacs

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Chase acknowledged Ernie Kovacs's influence on his work in Saturday Night Live, and he thanked Kovacs during his acceptance speech for his Emmy Award.
Kovacs has been credited as an influence by many individuals and shows, including Johnny Carson, David Letterman, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Saturday Night Live, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Jim Henson, Max Headroom, Chevy Chase, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Captain Kangaroo, Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Pee-wee's Playhouse, The Muppet Show, Dave Garroway, Andy Kaufman, You Can't Do That on Television, Uncle Floyd, among others.

The National Lampoon Radio Hour

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Chase made the move to comedy as a full-time career by 1973, when he became a writer and cast member of The National Lampoon Radio Hour, a syndicated satirical radio series.
Performers on the show included John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, John DeBella, Gilda Radner, and Harold Ramis, who was one of the co-writers for the National Lampoon movie Animal House.

Walter Becker

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Chase played drums with the college band The Leather Canary, headed by school friends Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.
They formed the band Leather Canary, which included fellow student Chevy Chase on drums.