Born on October 8,1943 in Woodstock, New York.
Chevy Chase's birth name is Cornelius Crane Chase. Chevy's middle
name, Crane, refers to Crane Castle, his childhood vacation
home in Massachusetts.
"Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not." With those
words, a star was born in 1975. Chevy Chase is a Winner of
Harvard Lampoon Lifetime Achievement Award 1996.
Chevy Chase was also the valedictorian of his high school
He was Roasted into the New York Friar's Club on September
28, 2002. Chevy Chase is a member of the exclusive Hollywood
Gourmet Poker Club with fellow card players Johnny Carson,
Martin Short, Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, Barry Diller, and
Chevy was the first member of the original "Saturday Night
Live" cast to leave the show. Chase was replaced by Bill Murray.
In 1981 Chey Chase was nearly killed (electrocuted) during
the filming of MODERN PROBLEMS.
Chevy Chase was the drummer for what he called "a bad jazz band". That
band became Steely Dan.
Chase's big hits for National Lampoon were "Vacation"
and "European Vacation" movies; in which he played
Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr. SEEMS
LIKE OLD TIMES was one of his classic comdies with Goldie
Chevy Chase's other notable credits include...