22 Facts About David Spade

1.

David Spade was a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, and he later began an acting career in both film and television.

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2.

David Spade starred or co-starred in the films Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Joe Dirt, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, The Benchwarmers, Grown Ups and its 2013 sequel, The Ridiculous 6, The Do-Over, and The Wrong Missy .

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3.

David Spade's parents divorced soon thereafter, and he and his brothers were raised for the most part by their mother, in relative poverty.

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4.

David Spade attended Saguaro High School and later Scottsdale Community College before transferring to Arizona State University and dropping out shortly thereafter since he was making a decent living doing stand-up.

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5.

David Spade was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

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6.

David Spade performed standup at the university's long-running sketch comedy show, Farce Side Comedy Hour, on numerous occasions.

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7.

David Spade began performing stand-up comedy after dropping out of college.

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8.

David Spade started as a writer and eventually moved up to cast member.

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9.

David Spade did impressions of various celebrities, including Brad Pitt and Michael J Fox.

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10.

David Spade wrote in his 2015 memoir that he received an angry phone call from Murphy two days later at the SNL offices; the two did not reconcile until a chance meeting in 2011.

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11.

David Spade returned to host an episode in 1998 and another in 2005.

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12.

David Spade starred with fellow Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Farley in two buddy comedy films, Tommy Boy and Black Sheep, both of which were distributed by Paramount Pictures.

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13.

When David Spade declined to attend Farley's funeral, rumors abounded that there had been a falling out between the two.

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14.

David Spade stated that their friendship had been under some tension, partly because of Farley's drug problem and reckless lifestyle, which David Spade admittedly could not keep up with.

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15.

In 2000, David Spade provided the voice of Kuzco in Disney's buddy comedy film, The Emperor's New Groove and would later reprise the role in its direct-to-video sequel Kronk's New Groove .

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16.

David Spade starred again in the 2003 film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, again co-written by David Spade and Wolf.

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17.

David Spade hosted both the Teen Choice Awards and SpikeTV's Video Game Awards in 2003.

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18.

From 2002 to 2006, David Spade regularly appeared in commercials for Capital One where he played the employee of a fictional rival company whose policy toward honoring credit card rewards is "always no".

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19.

In 2018, David Spade appeared in his first major dramatic role in the movie Warning Shot co-starring Bruce Dern and James Earl Jones, with David Spade playing the dangerous grandson of a powerful business tycoon .

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20.

David Spade hosted the Comedy Central TV show The Showbiz Show with David Spade for three seasons, from September 2005 to October 2007.

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21.

In 2014, David Spade had a guest role on an episode of ABC sitcom The Goldbergs .

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22.

David Spade subsequently received five years' probation, was ordered to stay at least 100 yards from Spade and perform 480 hours of community service.

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