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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, Chappelle made his film debut in Sacré Robin des Bois (1993). Chappelle then starred in the short-lived sitcom, Buddies (1996) and had a featured role in The Nutty Professor (1996).

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Aug 24, 1973 In Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Oprah Winfrey Show 1986
Latest Project:
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-02-17

Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Chappelle's Show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Chappelle's Show Various / ... 33 episodes, 2003-2006 2003-01-22
Crank Yankers Unknown 2002-06-02
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
The Real World Unknown 1992
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Home Improvement Unknown 1991-09-17
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986