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One of SNL's most talented alumni, comedian Dana Carvey reigned supreme during his six-season run creating some of the show's most memorable characters, including "Church Lady", "Garth" of Wayne & Garth fame, Grumpy Old Man and bodybuilding "Hans" of Hans & Franz notoriety. So it is quite bewildering that this sharp and witty writer, actor and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Various / Church Lady / George Bush / Hans / Garth Algar / Himself - Host / Casey Kasem / Regis Philbin / Ross Perot / Actor / Bob Dylan / Businessman / Dennis Miller / Derek Stevens / George Michael / Guest / John McLaughlin / Johnny Carson / Lyle Clark / Mickey Rooney / Paul McCartney / Robin Leach / Singing Cowboy / Andy Shriver / Announcer / Batman / Bill Clinton / Billy / Brad / Brian Grady / Buddy PreciselyBob Cratchet / Burt Convy / Casino Patron / Chad Hewitt / Chris / Co-Worker / Cowboy / Demonstrator / Dollar Bill / Elevator Fan / Executive / Galileo Galilei / George H.W. Bush / George Plimpton / Gilligan / Grumpy Old Man / Guy / H. Ross Perot / Himself / Hippie / James Stewart / Jerry / Jimmy Carter / Jimmy Stewart / Keith Partridge / Keith Richards / King Laetese / Kyle Knopfler / Lane Maxwell / Larry Roman / Marine / Michael J. Fox / Mikey / Milt / Mr. Nateq-Nari / Neil Young / O'Malley / Out Week Anchor / Photographer / Pol Pot / Raymond Babbitt / Sammy / Scarface / Sergeant / Solider / Son / Tim / Tommy / Trekkie / Various Characters / Walter Mondale / William Demarest / Yes and No But Player / guard / interrogator / kid / neighbor
(1986-2016)
Wayne's World
Wayne's World Garth Algar
(1992)
Wayne's World 2
Wayne's World 2 Garth Algar
(1993)

Filmography

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 2017 Sandy Wexler
Testimonial
 1986-2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Church Lady / George Bush / ...
- Benedict Cumberbatch/Solange (2016) ... Church Lady (uncredited)
- Brie Larson/Alicia Keys (2016) ... Church Lady (uncredited)
- Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) ... Hippie (voice)
- Heather Graham/Marc Anthony (1999) ... Hans (uncredited)
 2016 The Secret Life of Pets
Pops (voice)
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dana (voice)
 2014 The Birthday Boys (TV Series)
Laurence Eastman
- Snobs and Slobs (2014) ... Laurence Eastman
 2014 Beyond the Comics (TV Mini-Series)
News Anchor (2014-2016)
 2013 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
Leonard Smith
- Anatomy Park (2013) ... Leonard Smith (voice)
 2013 The Funster (TV Mini-Series)
The Funster
- Jake Talbot (2013) ... The Funster
- You Are Funsters (2013) ... The Funster
- Visiting the Neighbors (2013) ... The Funster
- Meeting the Neighbors (2013) ... The Funster
 2011 Good Vibes (TV Series)
Claw Jones
- Tech Rehab (2011) ... Claw Jones (voice)
 2010 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
Schnozmo
- Double Oh Schnozmo/Planet Poof (2010) ... Schnozmo (voice)
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Oskar Milos
- The Emperor (1998) ... Oskar Milos
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series)
Host / Various Characters
- The Szechuan Dynasty Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Host / Various Characters
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Host / Various Characters
- The Diet Mug Root Beer Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Host / Various Characters
- The Mountain Dew Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Host / Various Characters
- The Mug Root Beer Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Host / Various Characters
 1994 The Road to Wellville
George Kellogg
 1992 Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version (Video short)
Garth Algar
 1990 Opportunity Knocks
Eddie
 1989 Cranium Command (Short)
Right Ventricle
 1988 Moving
Brad Williams
 1985 Slickers (TV Movie)
Elliot Clinton
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Baby Face
 1981 Halloween II
Assistant
 1980/II Alone at Last (TV Movie)
Michael Elliott
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Show Show Archive footage (40 credits)

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3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[My characters] all start with rhythms and sounds. Once I hear the voice and get into the rhythm, the attitude and the physicality just come out on their own. Ching Change, the Church Lady and Hans have a meter and pitch that are distinctly their own. See more »

Trivia:

His ancestry is seven sixteenths (7/16ths) Norwegian, with his other roots being English, German, Swedish, and Irish. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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