Dave Chappelle


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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 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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(2003-2006)
Half Baked Writer
(1998)
A Star Is Born George 'Noodles' Stone
(2018)

Filmography

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 2021 Dave Chappelle: The Closer (TV Special) (written by)
 2020 Dave Chappelle Unforgiven (Video short) (written by)
 2020 Dave Chappelle: 8:46 (TV Special short) (written by)
 2019 Epilogue: The Punchline (Video short)
 2019 Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones (TV Special) (written by)
 2017 Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (TV Special) (written by)
 2017 Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation (TV Special) (written by)
 2016 The Oscars (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2009-2010 Laugh Factory (TV Series) (3 episodes)
  Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (creator - 31 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (writer - 30 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (created by - 2 episodes, 2003) (written by - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Show Business & Lil Jon In Love (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Black Howard Dean & Stereotype Pixies (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- $55 Million & Getting Revenge (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) (written by)
 2000 Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (TV Special) (written by)
 1998 The Dave Chappelle Project (TV Movie) (written by)
 1998 Half Baked (written by)
 1998 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dave Chappelle (1998) ... (writer)
 1997 Damn Whitey (Short) (written by)
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Electric Bike (1997) ... (additional material)
 1992-1995 Def Comedy Jam (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #4.9 (1995)
- Episode #2.4 (1992)
 1993 Comic Justice (TV Series) (1993)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Right Guard Extreme deodorant (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

David 'Dave' Chappelle

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Elaine Mendoza Erfe  (3 children)

Children:

Sanaa Chappelle | See more »

Parents:

Chappelle III, William David | William David Chappelle III | Yvonne Reed
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Personal Quote:

If you're Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, and your marriage is breaking up - that's an awful thing. But to see that speculation in people, it's gotta sting a little bit. See more »

Trivia:

Appeared on Actor Studio on 12th February 2006 See more »

Trademark:

Provocative, racially charged humor See more »

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