David Spade

Actor and Comedian
Born Jul 22, 1964

David Wayne Spade is an American actor, comedian, and television personality. He is best known for his nasally and high pitched voice and his use of cutting and sarcastic one liners. He first became famous in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, and from 1997 until 2003 when he starred as Dennis Finch on Just Shoot Me!. He also starred as C.J. Barnes, along with Katey Sagal, James Garner and Kaley Cuoco on 8 Simple Rules.… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on July 22, 1964.


1986 21 Years Old Spade attended Saguaro High School and later Scottsdale Community College, before transferring to Arizona State University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in business in 1986. … Read More
1990 25 Years Old With the help of friend and fellow comedian Dennis Miller, he joined Saturday Night Live in 1990 as a regular cast member and writer. … Read More


1995 30 Years Old Though most of the cast left in 1995, Spade stayed the following year to help in the transition with the new cast.
1996 31 Years Old He then quit in 1996 citing "burnout" as the reason. … Read More
1997 32 Years Old Although he received several offers to star in his own TV shows, he turned them down and joined the ensemble cast of Steven Levitan's office sitcom Just Shoot Me!, opposite Laura San Giacomo and George Segal, which ran for seven seasons from 1997 to 2003. … Read More
2001 36 Years Old While appearing on Just Shoot Me, Spade had his first solo starring role as the title character in the 2001 film Joe Dirt, which was a modest box office success. … Read More
2003 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Spade starred again in the 2003 film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, again co-written by Spade and Wolf. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old In 2004, he joined the cast of 8 Simple Rules, following the death of the sitcom's star, John Ritter, for the show's third and final season.


2005 40 Years Old 1 More Event
He hosted the Comedy Central TV show The Showbiz Show with David Spade for three seasons, from September 2005 to October 2007. … Read More
2006 - 2007 2 More Events
2010 45 Years Old In 2010, he worked with TBS on a pilot for an animated series based on Joe Dirt, but it was eventually dropped. … Read More
2013 48 Years Old Spade also donated $200,000 for the Oklahoma tornado relief program on May 20, 2013 and $100,000 toward the ALS ice bucket challenge in 2014.
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