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

Known For

Chappelle's Show
(2003-2006)
Half Baked
Half Baked Writer
(1998)
Undercover Brother
Undercover Brother Conspiracy Brother
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (TV Movie documentary)
 2017 Equanimity (TV Movie)
 2017 Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 2017 The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 2016 The 88th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
  Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (creator - 33 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (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 Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary)
 2004 Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 2000 Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 1998 Half Baked (written by)
 1998 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dave Chappelle (1998) ... (writer)
 1998 The Dave Chappelle Project (TV Movie) (written by)
 1997 Damn Whitey (Short) (written by)
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Electric Bike (1997) ... (additional material)
 1993 Comic Justice (TV Series) (1993)
 1979 Laugh Factory (TV Series) (2007-2009)
Show Show Actor (28 credits)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Self (80 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared as an amateur performer in an episode of America's Funniest People See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 8 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

David 'Dave' Chappelle

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on media speculation on why he went to Africa] Who goes from America to Africa for medical treatment? It was the most irresponsible journalism I've ever seen. See more »

Trivia:

Was best friends and frequent co-writers with Neal Brennan. Their partnership ended when Chappelle abruptly left Chappelle's Show (2003) in its third season, though as of 2011 they have since patched things up with each other personally. See more »

Trademark:

Provocative, racially charged humor See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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