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Dana Carvey


One of SNL's most talented alumni, comedian Dana Carvey reigned supreme during his six-season run creating some of the show's most memorable characters, including "Church Lady", "Garth" of Wayne & Garth fame, Grumpy Old Man and bodybuilding "Hans" of Hans & Franz notoriety. So it is quite bewildering that this sharp and witty writer, actor and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Wayne's World Garth Algar
(1992)
Wayne's World 2 Garth Algar
(1993)
The Master of Disguise Pistachio Disguisey
(2002)
Saturday Night Live Various / Church Lady / George Bush / Garth Algar / Hans / Himself - Host / Ross Perot / Casey Kasem / Johnny Carson / Regis Philbin / Actor / Bob Dylan / Businessman / Dennis Miller / Derek Stevens / George Michael / Guest / Himself / John McLaughlin / Lyle Clark / Mickey Rooney / Paul McCartney / Robin Leach / Singing Cowboy / Andy Shriver / Announcer / Batman / Bill Clinton / Billy / Bob Cratchet / Brad / Brian Grady / Buddy Precisely / Burt Convy / Casino Patron / Chad Hewitt / Ching Change / Chris / Clive Roarke / Co-Worker / Cowboy / Demonstrator / Dollar Bill / Elevator Fan / Executive / Galileo Galilei / George H.W. Bush / George Plimpton / Gilligan / Grumpy Old Man / Guy / H. Ross Perot / Hippie / Igor / James Stewart / Jerry / Jimmy Carter / Jimmy Stewart / Keith Partridge / Keith Richards / King Laetese / Kyle Knopfler / Lane Maxwell / Larry Roman / Marine / Michael / Michael J. Fox / Mikey / Milt / Mr. Nateq-Nari / Neil Young / O'Malley / Out Week Anchor / Photographer / Pol Pot / Raymond Babbitt / Sammy / Scarface / Sergeant / Solider / Son / Tim / Tommy / Trekkie / Various Characters / Walter Mondale / William Demarest / Yes and No But Player / elevator fan / guard / interrogator / kid / neighbor
(1986-2018)

Filmography

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 2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 (filming)
Pops (voice)
 2017 Sandy Wexler
Testimonial
 2017 Becoming Bond (Documentary)
Johnny Carson
 2016 Carpool Pandering (Short)
Paul McCartney
 1986-2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Church Lady / George Bush / ...
- Benedict Cumberbatch/Solange (2016) ... Church Lady (uncredited)
- Brie Larson/Alicia Keys (2016) ... Church Lady (uncredited)
- Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) ... Hippie (voice)
- Christopher Walken/Christina Aguilera (2000) ... George Bush (uncredited)
- Heather Graham/Marc Anthony (1999) ... Hans (uncredited)
 2016 The Secret Life of Pets
Pops (voice)
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dana (voice)
 2014 Beyond the Comics (TV Mini-Series)
News Anchor (2014-2016)
 2014 The Birthday Boys (TV Series)
Laurence Eastman
- Snobs and Slobs (2014) ... Laurence Eastman
 2013 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
Leonard Smith
- Anatomy Park (2013) ... Leonard Smith (voice)
 2013 The Funster (TV Mini-Series)
The Funster
- Jake Talbot (2013) ... The Funster
- You Are Funsters (2013) ... The Funster
- Visiting the Neighbors (2013) ... The Funster
- Meeting the Neighbors (2013) ... The Funster
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Scrapply Puppeteer
 2011 Good Vibes (TV Series)
Claw Jones
- Tech Rehab (2011) ... Claw Jones (voice)
 2010 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
Schnozmo
- Double Oh Schnozmo/Planet Poof (2010) ... Schnozmo (voice)
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
George H. W. Bush
 2005 Cinderella: Rocked, Wired & Bluesed - The Greatest Video Hits (Video)
Garth (Segment: "Hot and Bothered")
 2002 The Master of Disguise
Pistachio Disguisey
 2000 Little Nicky
Referee
 1998-1999 LateLine (TV Series)
Senator Crowl Pickens
- Protecting the Source (1999) ... Senator Crowl Pickens
- Pilot (1998) ... Senator Crowl Pickens
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Oskar Milos
- The Emperor (1998) ... Oskar Milos
 1992-1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Dana Carvey
- The Roast (1997) ... Dana Carvey
- Hank's New Assistant (1995) ... Dana Carvey
- The Guest Host (1992) ... Dana Carvey
 1996 The Shot
Dana Carvey
 1994 Trapped in Paradise
Alvin Firpo
 1994 The Road to Wellville
George Kellogg
 1994 Clean Slate
Maurice L. Pogue
 1993 Wayne's World 2
Garth Algar
 1992 Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version (Video short)
Garth Algar
 1992 Cinderella: Hot and Bothered (Video short)
Garth Algar
 1992 Wayne's World
Garth Algar
 1990 Opportunity Knocks
Eddie
 1989 Cranium Command (Short)
Right Ventricle
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary)
Dana Carvey - Chief Historian Junior Supermen of America
 1988 Moving
Brad Williams
 1986 Tough Guys
Richie Evans
 1985 Slickers (TV Movie)
Elliot Clinton
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- The Island (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove (credit only)
- The Godchild (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- The Long Flight (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- Payload (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
- Clipped Wings (1984) ... Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Baby Face
 1984 This Is Spinal Tap
Mime Waiter
 1982 One of the Boys (TV Series)
Adam Shields
- One of the Boys (1982) ... Adam Shields
- Don't Bank on It: Part 2 (1982) ... Adam Shields
- Don't Bank on It: Part 1 (1982) ... Adam Shields
- On the Rebound (1982) ... Adam Shields
- Extracurricular Activities (1982) ... Adam Shields
 1981 Halloween II
Assistant
 1980/II Alone at Last (TV Movie)
Michael Elliott
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (86 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (43 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (as "Hans"): State Farm Insurance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I used to sneak up to the 8th floor [at NBC] and watch Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo rehearsing Saturday Night Live and could only wonder if I would ever have the chance to be funny. It took me five years to go up the two stories, but it is such a sense of fulfillment to be able to show what I can do on national television. See more »

Trivia:

Holds the record for having said "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" most often. See more »

Trademark:

Impersonation of George Bush on "Saturday Night Live" See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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