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Dave Chappelle


Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established himself as a major young talent. At the age of 19, ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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  Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 2004) (writer - 32 episodes, 2003 - 2006)
- Episode #3.3 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #3.2 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #3.1 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Music Jump-Off (2004) ... (creator)
 2005 Block Party (Documentary)
 2004 Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (TV Special) (written by)
 2000 Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1998 Half Baked (written by)
 1998 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dave Chappelle (1998) ... (writer)
 1998 The Dave Chappelle Project (TV Movie) (written by)
 1997 Damn Whitey (Short) (written by)
 1993 Comic Justice (TV Series) (1993)
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Show Show Self (60 credits)
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Other Works:

Appeared on Talib Kweli's album "Quality" (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

David 'Dave' Chappelle

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Chappelle's Show (2003)] It was like taking somebody on a tour through a young black man's subconscious, and I don't think America has been there. So in a way it was kind of like reality TV, right? See more »

Trivia:

Grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland; Yellow Springs, Ohio; and Washington, D.C., and still lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with his wife and children. See more »

Trademark:

Newsboy cap See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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