Subtle and witty Saturday Night Live comic who became known for his impressions of President Ford and for laying the foundation for the Weekend Update skit, which became a popular segment on SNL for years to come. He also starred in a number of films, including Vacation, Caddyshack and Fletch.
He played Pierce Hawthorne on the comedy series Community from 2009 to 2014.
He influenced the comedy of Will Ferrell.
He was expelled from Riverdale County School. Later, he became a pre-med in college, played as a drummer in a jazz band and worked as a bartender.
His father was a prominent book editor and his mother was a concert pianist. He married his third wife, Jayni Luke, In 1982. He has three daughters named Emily, Cydney and Caley and a son named Bryan.
- The meaning of the name Chase: Hunter