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Dana Carvey


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 & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Birthday Boys (TV Series)
Laurence Eastman
- Snobs and Slobs (2014) ... Laurence Eastman
 2013 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
Leonard
- Anatomy Park (2013) ... Leonard (voice)
 2011 Good Vibes (TV Series)
Claw Jones
- Tech Rehab (2011) ... Claw Jones (voice)
 1986-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Church Lady / George Bush / ...
- Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) ... Hippie (voice)
- Heather Graham/Marc Anthony (1999) ... Hans (uncredited)
- Chris Rock/The Wallflowers (1996) ... Various
 2010 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
Schnozmo
- Double Oh Schnozmo/Planet Poof (2010) ... Schnozmo (voice)
 2005 Cinderella: Rocked, Wired & Bluesed - The Greatest Video Hits (Video)
Garth (Segment: "Hot and Bothered")
 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 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
 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 (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 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:

Dana's brother Brad is an engineer and a pioneer in the video production field. He developed "Video Toaster", an inexpensive setup for Hollywood quality video making. The character "Garth" from Wayne's World (1992) is based on Dana's brother. See more »

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