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'National Lampoon's 'Vacation': What Is Chevy Chase Doing Now?

Chevy Chase at the Tribeca Film Festival red carpet arrivals for the film Love, Gilda at the Beacon Theatre in New York City in 2018

5. September 2019 - 17:02 Uhr / Laura Pérez

The 75 year-old actor Chevy Chase has been active in the film industry for many decades! He is considered to be one of the greatest actors of all time and we definitely agree!

The actor and comedian Chevy Chase is best known for his portrayals of "Clark W. Griswold" in five National Lampoon's Vacation films. Over the past years he has been involved in numerous other projects and he is still successfully active in the acting business today. 

Chevy Chase arrives at NBC Universal's Press Tour Cocktail Party at Langham Hotel on January 10, 2010 in Pasadena, California

The National Lampoon's Vacation star Chevy Chase has an impressive career!

Chevy Chase (75) first became known as a member of the comedy show Saturday Night Live in which he took part in the mid-seventies. He often returned as a guest in the following years - most recently in 2013. Chevy Chase celebrated one of his greatest successes with the National Lampoon film series. The first part National Lampoon's Vacation was released in 1983. Chevy Chase played the role of a family father "Clark Griswold", who goes on a trip with his family and experiences some surprises and complications.The sequel is the well-known Christmas comedy Christmas Vacation from 1989, which continues in a humorous way.

Chevy Chase also participated in the 2009-2014 sitcom Community and in two episodes of the series Family GuyIn the past years he was cast in the 2017 film The Last Movie Star as well as in the 2018 movie The Last Laugh. Regarding his personal life, Chevy Chase has been happily married to Jayni Chase (62) since 1982 and has three daughters with her: Cydney Cathalene Chase, Caley Leigh Chase and Emily Evelyn Chase.

Jayni Chase and Chevy Chase attend the Global Green 2019 Pre-Oscar Gala in Los Angeles, California