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Date of Birth: 1955 , June-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Dana Carvey

1995 Born in Missoula United states
1981 Graduation from San Francisco State University
1986 Dana joined Saturday Night Live’
1992 Dana joined ‘Wayne's World’
1993 Dana won ‘Primetime Emmy Award'
1983 Married with Paula Zwagerman

Detail Timeline of Dana Carvey

June 2 , 1995

Born in Missoula United states

Dana Carvey is an American actor and stand-up comedian, He was born on 1955, June 2 in Missoula United states. He is the son of mother Billue Dahl, a School teacher, and father Bud Carvey, a high school business teacher. 

1981

Graduation from San Francisco State University

Dana Carvey attended Tierra Linda Junior High in San Carlos. Later he studied at Carlmont High School in Belmont. He earned his bachelor degree from San Francisco State University in broadcast communications. After college, he started performing stand-up comedy.

1986

Dana joined Saturday Night Live’

In the year 1986, Dana Carvey joined the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) as one of its featured artists. He introduced characters such as the Church Lady, bodybuilder extraordinaire Hans, and the famous Grumpy Old Man. 

1992

Dana joined ‘Wayne's World’

In 1992, he joined Mike Myers in the American comedy film ‘Wayne's World’ which became a surprise hit of the post-Christmas season. However, its sequel ‘Wayne's World 2’ (1993) failed to reproduce its fresh humor and box office collections.
 

1993

Dana won ‘Primetime Emmy Award'

In 1993, Dana Carvey won a ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program’ for his performance in ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL). He also received the American Comedy Award for Television's Funniest Supporting Male.
 

1983

Married with Paula Zwagerman

Dana got married to Paula Zwagerman. They met in San Francisco at The Other Café during his performance. They got engaged in 1980 and after three years of engagement, they married in 1983. They have two children, two sons namely Thomas Carvey and Dex Carvey. 

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Dana Carvey is an Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian who was a cast member of Saturday Night Live and played "Garth" in the film Wayne's World. He started his television career from American television sitcom One of the Boys but he came into limelight when he appeared in American late-night live television sketch comedy Saturday Night Live for which he gained huge popularity and maintained himself as a television celebrity. Later he appeared in several other television shows like The Fairly OddParents, Live with Regis and more.

Dana has also acted in many movies and debut on the big screen from 1981 slasher horror film Halloween II. Later he appeared in movies like Racing with the Moon, Tough Guys, Opportunity Knocks, and more.

Dana belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality, Talking about his personal life he married twice, He was first married to Leach Carvey in 1979 but later they got a divorce in 1980. After the divorce he was married to Paula Zwagerman, They have two children, two sons namely Thomas Carvey and Dex Carvey.

Dana is a very talented actor and he has a great sense of humor. As of 2017 his net worth is estimated to be around $ 28 million.