Dave Chappelle is an actor and comedian. He began making appearances in films such as Robin Hood: Men In Tights, The Nutty Professor and Half Baked in the mid-1990s. In 2003, Chappelle landed his own show on Comedy Central, Chappelle’s Show. He received two Emmy Award nominations for the wildly popular and controversial show, which frequently addressed race relations. In 2006, he abruptly quit the show and moved to a farm in Ohio.
In February 2013, to the surprise of many, Dave Chappelle made a surprise appearance at the famed New York City comedy club The Comedy Cellar. He was later joined on stage by comedian Chris Rock and the two discussed the possibility of a tour, exciting many fans. Following the unexpected appearance, Chappelle made a more formal approach to his return to stand-up, performing several scheduled stand-up gigs throughout the South, including Atlanta, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Chappelle also headlined the Funny or Die Tour, beginning in Austin, Texas, on August 23, 2013.
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