Chevy Chase

1943 - Today

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Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (; born October 8, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer. Born into a prominent family, he had a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and started acting with National Lampoon. He became a key cast member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment became a staple of the show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chevy Chase has received more than 12,552,070 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Chevy Chase is the 9th most popular comedian (up from 12th in 2019), the 1,122nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,662nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Comedian.

Chevy Chase is best known for his role as the character, Clark Griswold, in the National Lampoon's Vacation movies.

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  • 13M

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  • 70.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Chevy Chase ranks 9 out of 90Before him are Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, and Dick Van Dyke. After him are George Carlin, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, Simon Pegg, Joan Rivers, and Andy Kaufman.

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Among people born in 1943, Chevy Chase ranks 62Before him are Hanna Schygulla, Helmut Marko, Jean-Louis Tauran, Wolfgang Overath, Esma Redžepova, and Neale Donald Walsch. After him are John Major, Billie Jean King, Jerry Bruckheimer, Ralph M. Steinman, Yohji Yamamoto, and Ken Thompson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chevy Chase ranks 1,122 out of 15,968Before him are Jennifer Connelly (1970), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), George Takei (1937), Patrick McGoohan (1928), Mark Wahlberg (1971), and John Franklin Enders (1897). After him are Edna Purviance (1895), George Carlin (1937), Tori Amos (1963), Laurence Fishburne (1961), Stanley Miller (1930), and Robert S. Mulliken (1896).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Chevy Chase ranks 9Before him are Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), and Dick Van Dyke (1925). After him are George Carlin (1937), Bob Newhart (1929), Joan Rivers (1933), Andy Kaufman (1949), Richard Pryor (1940), and Henry Winkler (1945).

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