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Dana Carvey

Knowledge Identifier: +Dana_Carvey


Dana Carvey

American actor and stand-up comedian, best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for playing the role of Garth in the Wayne's World movies add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1955.

Countries: United States (73%), (6%), Sweden (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Chevy Chase, George H. W. Bush, Phil Hartman

Linked to: Carlmont High School, Fox Broadcasting Company, San Francisco State University, College of San Mateo




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Dana Carvey was born in 1955 add something


Soon after returning to the Bay Area in 1980, Dana and Paula were engaged add something


He had a minor role in "Halloween II", and co-starred on "One of the Boys" in 1982, a short-lived television sitcom that starred Mickey Rooney, Nathan Lane, and Meg Ryan add something


Mickey Rooney - On television, starred in the short-lived sitcom, "One of the Boys", along with 2 unfamiliar young stars, Dana Carvey and Nathan Lane, in 1982


In 1986, Carvey became a household name when he joined the cast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" add something


Saturday Night Live - He kept Lovitz, Miller and Nora Dunn, and brought in new, untested talent such as Dana Carvey, Phil_Hartman, and Jan Hooks, who together would define a new era on the show into the early 1990s


David Letterman - Subsequently, while still recovering from surgery, Letterman revived the late night tradition that had virtually disappeared on network television during the 1990s of 'guest hosts' by allowing Bill Cosby, Kathie Lee Gifford , Dana Carvey, Janeane_Garofalo, and others to host new episodes of "The Late Show"


They have two sons together, Dex and Thomas, who were born in 1991 and 1993 respectively add something


During the 1992 US presidential election campaign, Carvey did an impression of independent candidate Ross_Perot; in a prime-time special before the election, Carvey played both George H. W. Bush and Perot in a three-way debate with Bill Clinton, played by Phil Hartman add something


In 1992, Carvey joined Mike Myers in "Wayne's World," the movie add something


Mike Myers - In 1992, Myers and Dana Carvey adapted "Wayne's World" into a full-length motion picture based on the "SNL" sketch


Wayne's World (film) - "'Wayne's World"' is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of the Aurora, Illinois-based public-access television cable TV show "Wayne's World"


A sequel, "Wayne's World 2", was filmed and released in 1993 add something


Carvey's "SNL" work won him an Emmy in 1993 for "Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program add something


Carvey has returned to host "SNL" four times, in 1994, add something


Hosted episodes in 1994, 1996, 2000 and 2011 add something


In 1994, Carvey starred in the film "Clean Slate add something


Trapped in Paradise - "'Trapped in Paradise"' is a 1994 Christmas-themed crime comedy film written and directed by George Gallo, and starring Nicolas Cage, Jon Lovitz, and Dana Carvey


" The following year, in 1995, Carvey filmed his first HBO stand-up special, "Critic's Choice add something


He reprised many of his SNL characters in 1996 for "The Dana Carvey Show," a short-lived prime-time variety show on ABC. The show was most notable for launching Robert Smigel's cartoon "The Ambiguously Gay Duo" as well as the careers of Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert add something


In 1997, he underwent heart-bypass surgery for a blocked coronary artery, but the surgeon operated on the wrong artery add something


In 2002, he returned to films in the spy comedy "The Master of Disguise" add something


The Mad Stuntman - The song was featured in Perry Andelin Blake's 2002 film The Master of Disguise starring Dana Carvey


Wayne Brady - In 2003, Brady won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety, Musical or Comedy Series for his work on the show, the only person to win the award for a television series, as opposed to a special, since Dana Carvey in 1993


At the January 2, 2007 funeral of Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush reminisced in his eulogy about how Ford took it in stride when SNL's Chevy Chase made Ford the object of impressions add something


On June 14, 2008, Carvey filmed a second HBO stand-up special, the first in 13 years, entitled "Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies" add something


T-Mobile US - In late 2009, commercials for the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G featured the song "If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out" by Cat Stevens and celebrities such as Chevy Chase, Molly Shannon, Dana Carvey and Darrell Hammond


In 2010, Carvey appeared in the "Funny or Die" original comedy sketch, "Presidential Reunion add something


Carvey did not appear in a feature film again until 2011's "Jack and Jill" add something


Yngwie Malmsteen - Yngwie appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon along with Dana Carvey on 3 February 2011 to promote his album


On April 29th and 30th of 2016 Dana Carvey recorded two live performances at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts for a Netflix special to be released later in the year add something


Then, on December 9, 2016, Carvey was one of the many participants to be a guest at Kirk Douglas's 100th Birthday, in Beverly Hills, California add something