Happy Birthday To Bedford's Chevy Chase

BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Bedford's Chevy Chase!

Chevy Chase turns 72 on Thursday.
Chevy Chase turns 72 on Thursday. Photo Credit: Jesse Chang via Wikipedia

Chevy Chase, a Bedford resident, turns 72 on Thursday. 

Chase, an actor, comedian and writer, was born Oct. 8, 1943, in New York City. 

Chase was a key cast member in "Saturday Night Live's" inaugural season, where his "Weekend Update" skit and impersonations of President Gerald Ford were hits. 

After "Saturday Night Live," Chase portrayed Clark Griswold in four films in the "National Lampoon's Vacation" series and starred in "Caddyshack," "Fletch," "Spies Like Us," and "¡Three Amigos!" He recently starred in "Community" on NBC. 

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