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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 & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Wayne's World
Wayne's World Garth Algar
(1992)
Wayne's World 2
Wayne's World 2 Garth Algar
(1993)
The Master of Disguise
The Master of Disguise Pistachio Disguisey
(2002)
This Is Spinal Tap
This Is Spinal Tap Mime Waiter
(1984)

Filmography

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 2017 Sandy Wexler
Testimonial
 2017 Becoming Bond (Documentary)
Johnny Carson
 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)
- Christopher Walken/Christina Aguilera (2000) ... George Bush (uncredited)
- 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/I Jack and Jill
Scrapply Puppeteer
 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)
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
George H. W. Bush
 2005 Cinderella: Rocked, Wired & Bluesed - The Greatest Video Hits (Video)
Garth (Segment: "Hot and Bothered")
 2002 The Master of Disguise
Pistachio Disguisey
 2000 Little Nicky
Referee
 1998-1999 LateLine (TV Series)
Senator Crowl Pickens
- Protecting the Source (1999) ... Senator Crowl Pickens
- Pilot (1998) ... Senator Crowl Pickens
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Oskar Milos
- The Emperor (1998) ... Oskar Milos
 1992-1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Dana Carvey
- The Roast (1997) ... Dana Carvey
- Hank's New Assistant (1995) ... Dana Carvey
- The Guest Host (1992) ... Dana Carvey
 1996 The Shot
Dana Carvey
 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 Trapped in Paradise
Alvin Firpo
 1994 The Road to Wellville
George Kellogg
 1994 Clean Slate
Maurice L. Pogue
 1993 Wayne's World 2
Garth Algar
 1992 Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version (Video short)
Garth Algar
 1992 Wayne's World
Garth Algar
 1990 Opportunity Knocks
Eddie
 1989 Cranium Command (Short)
Right Ventricle
 1988 Harry Shearer... The Magic of Live (TV Movie)
Doug Henning
 1988 Moving
Brad Williams
 1986 Tough Guys
Richie Evans
 1985 Slickers (TV Movie)
Elliot Clinton
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- The Island (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove (credit only)
- The Godchild (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- The Long Flight (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- Payload (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- Clipped Wings (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Baby Face
 1984 This Is Spinal Tap
Mime Waiter
 1982 One of the Boys (TV Series)
Adam Shields
- One of the Boys (1982) ... Adam Shields
- Don't Bank on It: Part 2 (1982) ... Adam Shields
- Don't Bank on It: Part 1 (1982) ... Adam Shields
- On the Rebound (1982) ... Adam Shields
- Extracurricular Activities (1982) ... Adam Shields
 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 (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (80 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (41 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: MyTouch cell phone by T-Mobile 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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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:

Appeared on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) in 2000 and won $32,000 for his charity. See more »

Trademark:

Vast array of impressions, especially political figures

Star Sign:

Gemini

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