Dana Carvey net worth: Dana Carvey is an American actor and stand-up comedian who has a net worth of $20 million. Dana Carvey first gained popularity when he became of member of the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL). Carvey's character The Church Lady help pull SNL out of long-running ratings slump. Dana Thomas Carvey was born in Missoula, Montana in June 1955. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in broadcast communications. In 1981 he had a small part in the movie Halloween II, and the next year starred in sitcom One of the Boys. He had another small role in the film This Is Spinal Tap in 1984. Carvey got his big break in 1986 when he joined Saturday Night Live. One of his most popular characters was The Church Lady. He was also well known for his depiction of Garth Algar on Wayne's World and Hans from Hans and Franz. He played Ross Perot and George H.W. Bush during the 1992 presidential elections. His work on Saturday Night Live led to him co-starring with Mike Myers in Wayne's World and Wayne's World 2. Carvey also won an Emmy Award in 1993 and has had five more nominations. He has returned to host SNL four times. He almost took over on Late Night, but the spot went to Conan O'Brien. Comedy Central ranked Carvey the 90th Great Stand-Up of All Time. He married Paula Zwagerman in 1983 and has two sons. Dana had heart bypass surgery in 1997 and was awarded $8 million in damages for medical malpractice, which he donated to charity. While he was in the hospital Frank Sinatra passed away in a room adjacent to Carvey's.
Dana Thomas Carvey is an American actor and stand-up comedian, known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for playing the role of Garth Algar in the Wayne's World movies. He is well known for his impersonation of George H. W. Bush on Saturday Night Live.
Date of Birth
- June 2, 1955
- Dana Thomas Carvey
- Irish American
- 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
- United States of America
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- Wayne's WorldGarth Algar
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- Opportunity Knocks
- Tough GuysRichie Evans
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Dana Carvey Videos
Dana Carvey Revives His 'SNL' Classic 'Choppin' Broccoli'Apparently, it's 1986 again. Saturday Night Live alum Dana Carvey appeared on Thursday's Tonight Show to revive the classic skit Choppin' Broccoli....
SNL Comedian Dana Carvey: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are a Sex BombSNL comedian Dana Carvey is a big fan of the Kardashians. We're not exactly sure if he's joking or if he's serious but he says that he watches the ...
Dana Carvey Is A Presidential Impersonation ...Watch out Presidents of the United States, Dana Carvey has got your number.
Dana Carvey Performs "Choppin' Broccoli" With ...Dana Carvey performs his classic song, "The Lady I Know" (aka "Choppin' Broccoli ...