Dave Chappelle is an American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor.
He is best known for his Comedy Central sketch series Chappelle's Show, and for acting in films such as Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Nutty Professor, You've Got Mail and Con Air.
In 2005, Chappelle walked away from his groundbreaking sketch comedy show, Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central. During the 8 years that followed, he performed pop-up stand-up dates, made occasional television appearances, and toured extensively throughout the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia. From intimate comedy clubs to theatre's and arenas, Chappelle’s live performances often sold out within minutes of being announced.
Comedy Central ranks Chappelle as Number 43 of the “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.”