Dave Chappelle is an American stand-up comedian, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
Chappelle has landed supporting roles in box office hits including The Nutty Professor, Con Air, You've Got Mail, Blue Streak, and Undercover Brother. His first lead role was in the 1998 comedy film Half Baked, which he co-wrote with Neal Brennan.
In 2003, Chappelle became more widely known for his sketch comedy television series, Chappelle's Show. In 2009, Comedy Central ranked him No. 43 in the "100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time."