Which Celebrity Received Their Stage Name from a Medieval English Ballad?


a. Alan Alda

b. Chevy Chase

c. Freddie Mercury

d. Bruno Mars

Correct Answer: Option B, Chevy Chase.

Who is Chevy Chase?

Chevy Chase is a celebrity who received his stage name from the medieval English ballad. Chevy Chase is an author, film and TV entertainer and also a popular American Jokester. After his TV debut ‘Saturday Night Live ‘ he came into recognition but this was not enough for him to make him extremely popular. He came into the spotlight when he woke up on SNL. His popular shows are ‘Irwin M. Fletcher’ and ‘Public Lampoon’. This is also known as his best work but above all disappointing is that he was uncaring about choosing his job which has also reflected upon his comic career. He was also tremendously good in music as he had played the drum for many years with various schools and Church groups.

Like other struggling entertainers here he also attempted many jobs to see which part he is more enthusiastic and best in and what he got in. He kept on working energetically and did TV series and movies even after several failures he came back being more powerful. He has also got three ‘ Early evening Emmy Awards’. He is also known as the best comic for his faultless comedy.

All about Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase’s actual name is Cornelius Crane Chase who had afterward changed his name. He was named after his adoptive grandfather Cornelius whose nickname was ‘Chevy’. In 1967 Chevy Chase had graduated from Bard. He initially began his career as an author. First, he started writing a humor magazine for Smother Brother which became quite popular at that time. His interest in acting he was hired at Saturday night time to live as a creator in 1975.

About Chevy’s personal and professional life

He was born in October 1943. Cathalene Parker, his mother, was a pianist and Edward Tinsley Chase was his father. His father was also a creator like him. Chase had followed in his father’s footsteps. After qualifying for Bard he pursued his dream job as an author

He was married 3 times. First, in 1973 with Susan Hewitt, they got separated in 1976. For the second time he got married in 1976 with Jacqueline Carlin, they parted their path in 1980. At present, he is happily married to Jayni Luke. Settled in New York with 4 kids.

Chevy Chase has also performed well in his professional life. He has performed many unforgettable characters. In Caddy shack, he had performed as an expert golfer and became keen to share his clever and humorous advice. He had also played the role of Clark Griswold in country-wide Lampoon’s excursion. Nobody will ever forget his performance in 3 Amigos as Dusty Bottoms it’s one of his best performances.

Chas has also hosted Academy Awards many times. He had portrayed Pierce Hawthorne from 2009 to 2014 in the NCB comedy television series network. Chase even though he had started his career as an author did not stop over there he showed his talent in various aspects, like acting, music, comedy.

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