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Dave Chappelle

David Khari Webber "Dave" Chappelle (/ʃəˈpɛl/; born August 24, 1973) is an American comedian, screenwriter, television/film producer, actor, and artist. Chappelle began his film career in the film Robin Hood: Men in Tights in 1993 and continued to star in minor roles in the films The Nutty Professor, Con Air, and Blue Streak. His first lead role in a film was in Half Baked in 1998. In 2003, he became widely known for his popular sketch comedy television series, Chappelle's Show, which ran until his abrupt retirement from the show in 2005. Chappelle is ranked forty-third in Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time. Chappelle was born David Khari Webber Chappelle in Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1973. His father, William David Chappelle III, was a professor at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. His mother, Yvonne (née Reed), was a professor at Howard University, Prince George's Community College, and the University of Maryland and is also a Unitarian Universalist minister. Chappelle grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and attended Woodlin Elementary School. During young Chappelle's formative years, his comic inspiration came from various comedians,

Chappelle: Let Me Stuff My Face in Peace

Let Me Stuff My Face in Peace

Dave Chappelle knows the rules -- if you want to get your grub on without unflattering pics surfacing, you gotta give it up to the pappers first. //  READ MORE >

Dave Chappelle: 'TMZ Be F***in' People Up!'

Dave Chappelle:
'TMZ Be F***in' People Up!'

The hilarious comedian was outside the Ivy restaurant in L.A. yesterday, where he was literally stunned by the amount of attention he received from photogs. // Dave must think laying low makes… READ MORE >

- 2412 days ago
Dave Chappelle -- I'm So F**king Tired, Bitch!

Dave Chappelle
I'm So F**king Tired, Bitch!

TMZ has confirmed Dave Chappelle went to the hospital this past weekend because he was wacked out. But Chappelle's rep told TMZ any wackiness was due to exhaustion -- not drugs. The rep says Dave… READ MORE >

- 2552 days ago
Dave Chappelle: Still Paranoid

Dave Chappelle:
Still Paranoid

When Dave Chappelle spotted a couple of photogs waiting for him outside Swingers coffee shop in Los Angeles late last night, he asked if they were spies from Comedy Central. Sorry, Dave, that's… READ MORE >

- 2593 days ago

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