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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 & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Wayne's World
Wayne's World Garth Algar
(1992)
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Various / Church Lady / George Bush / Garth Algar / Hans / Himself - Host / Regis Philbin / Ross Perot / Actor / Bob Dylan / Businessman / Casey Kasem / 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 / 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 / Host / 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 2
Wayne's World 2 Garth Algar
(1993)

Filmography

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 1986-2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Church Lady / George Bush / ...
- 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 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 (8 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (73 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (36 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial (with Jon Lovitz): American Express credit card See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When people come to see my stand-up, they get a chance to see my characters interact with each other. I enjoy pushing my characters to the limit. No matter how far out there I go, I look for things that make the characters human. While many comics have a secret persona, I fundamentally want to be myself. See more »

Trivia:

Underwent open-heart surgery for a blocked artery in 1997 but had the wrong artery operated on. Later sued for medical malpractice and was awarded 7.5 million dollars. He's had to undergo five operations in total to correct his heart problem. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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