Chevy Chase is the American actor and comedian best known for his work on "Saturday Night Live", the National Lampoon's Vacation films and the 1985 movie "Fletch". On Community he portrays moist towelette tycoon Pierce Hawthorne. On November 21, 2012 it was officially announced that after three and a half seasons Chevy Chase has left the show.
- October 8, 1943
- Woodstock, New York
- Corneilius Crane Chase
- Actor, comedian
Apr 27, 2012 · Nobody but Chevy could have played this role, because nobody else is so perfect at symbolizing the impossibility of joining a community. But that’s his greatness, as well as his curse. He’s Chevy...
Feb 07, 2013 · It seems like there hasn't been a sense of "Community" on the set of the NBC sitcom. During an appearance on Howard Stern's Sirius XM "Howard 100" radio show Wednesday, actor Joel McHale told the...
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Nov 21, 2012 · Chevy Chase Is Leaving ‘Community’ In The Middle Of Season 4 Of The NBC Comedy. After all that, Chevy Chase is leaving “ Community ,” Sony TV has confirmed. Chase’s departure from the show’s fourth season is effective immediately, according to Deadline. The majority of “Community’s” long-awaited Season 4 has already been filmed, but Chase will not appear in the few episodes that haven’t yet shot, Deadline reports.
Mar 06, 2020 · NBC and Chase mutually agreed that he would officially leave Community. As part of the exit agreement, Chase returned to film additional scenes for season 4 but his character was only present for two more episodes. The episodes were produced out of order but he ended up appearing in the finale, which ended up being the last of Pierce.
“These are my first few days home,” Chase told Page Six. The stand-up comedian, 77, is also known for portraying the perpetually-optimistic Clark Griswold in “National Lampoon ...
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Chevy Chase best known for the Vacation movies makes a strong comeback here as a rich old man going to community college to fill his time and make some friends. His character is not likable but there are a lot of shades of the old Chevy Chase from the Vacation from the 80s movies not the one who faded away in the 90s.
Nov 21, 2012 · After more than three seasons, Community is parting ways with Chevy Chase through mutual agreement, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He leaves the NBC half-hour comedy effective immediately....
May 07, 2020 · May. 7 2020, Updated 5:36 p.m. ET. Throughout its six year run, Community had a loyal group of viewers who were passionate about the students at Greendale Community College. Though the show came to an end in 2015, new audiences are now discovering it for the first time through streaming services. When Community began, The Soup host Joel McHale and SNL alum Chevy Chase were the two top names on the cast list — though the likes of Donald Glover and Alison Brie would soon become stars in ...
- Shannon Raphael
Chevy Chase as Pierce Hawthorne (seasons 1–4; guest season 5), a millionaire and CEO of the "Hawthorne Wipes" moist towelette company who enrolled at Greendale a decade prior to the start of the series out of boredom and a passive attempt at self-discovery. More than anyone else within the study group, Pierce is often at odds with the rest of the group because of his arrogance, lack of empathy and casual ignorance of politically correct behavior, all of which largely stem from his old age ...