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Dave Chappelle got buff!

Dave Chappelle got buff!

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle shows off the big guns with a short-sleeved shirt in Los Angeles.
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Stretching the Field: NBA has no room for brawls

Stretching the Field: NBA has no room for brawls

Who doesn't enjoy watching two grown men throwing fists in the ring, octagon, football field or on the ice?

Comic Dave Chappelle walks out during performance in Hartford, Conn.

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Dave Chappelle became the talk of the Internet after walking off stage during a performance in Hartford, Conn.

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Dave Chappelle to perform during Funny or Die stage tour

Dave Chappelle to perform during Funny or Die stage tour

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle, Al Madrigal, Brody Steven and comedy team Flight of the Conchords are booked to perform during a U.S. stage tour, Live Nation said Monday.
Dave Chappelle talks possible comedy tour with Chris Rock

Dave Chappelle talks possible comedy tour with Chris Rock

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle gave a surprise standup show at New York's Comedy Cellar and joked with audience member, and fellow comedian, Chris Rock about touring together.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
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Chappelle has bad outing in Miami

MIAMI, July 23 (UPI) -- Comedian Dave Chappelle apparently told no jokes but did check his text messages a few times during an appearance in Miami, members of the audience said.
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Chappelle says he's not returning to TV

Chappelle says he's not returning to TV

LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle's publicist says the U.S. comedian is not planning a return to television, contrary to online rumors claiming he is.
Emergency landing for Dave Chappelle

Emergency landing for Dave Chappelle

PITTSBURGH, July 4 (UPI) -- The pilot of a private jet carrying Dave Chappelle from New Jersey to Ohio deemed the comedian a "safety risk" and made an emergency landing in Pittsburgh.
Thousands flock to see Chappelle

Thousands flock to see Chappelle

PORTLAND, Ore., July 15 (UPI) -- Thousands of fans turned out to see comedian Dave Chappelle after they heard via Twitter and Facebook he was to appear in Oregon's Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Comic Chappelle treated for dehydration

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 (UPI) -- Funnyman Dave Chappelle made a trip last weekend to a San Francisco emergency room where he was treated for exhaustion and dehydration.

MGM syndicates 'Chappelle' for fall 2007

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show," the U.S. hit that made Dave Chappelle a star, will air as a syndicated series this fall through distribution by MGM.

Dave Chappelle cancels Las Vegas show

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle has reportedly canceled a performance at the Las Vegas' Comedy Festival and will be replaced by fellow comedian Bill Maher.
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David Khari Webber "Dave" Chappelle (pronounced /ʃəˈpɛl/; born August 24, 1973) is an American comedian, screenwriter, television/film producer, actor, artist, and skateboarder. 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 2006. Comedy Central ranked him forty-third in its list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians.

Chappelle was born in Washington D.C. 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 has stated in his stand-up performances that his mother is half-white. 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, particularly Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor.

After his parents separated, Chappelle stayed in Washington with his mother while spending summers with his father in Ohio. In 1991, he graduated from Washington's Duke Ellington School of the Arts where he studied theatre arts.

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