Dana Thomas Carvey is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He was born on June 2, 1955 in Missoula, Montana, USA as Dana Thomas Carvey. He is known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for playing the role of Garth Algar in the Wayne’s World films.
Dana Carvey Height and Weight
Dana Carvey Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Dana Carvey Height: 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)
Dana Carvey Shoe Size/Feet Size: Unknown
Dana Carvey Star Sign: Gemini
Dana Carvey Net Worth: $20 Million
Dana Carvey Hair Color: Light brown
Dana Carvey Eye Color: Blue
Date Of Birth: 2 June 1955
Birth Place: Missoula, Montana, USA
Birth Name: Dana Thomas Carvey
-Norwegian (7/16ths), English, German, Swedish, Irish
Spouse: Paula Zwagerman (m. 1983-), Leah Carvey (m. 1979-1980)
Parents: Bud Carvey, Billie Carvey
Children: Thomas Carvey, Dex Carvey
Siblings: Brad Carvey, Mark Carvey
Influenced: Frank Caliendo, Jimmy Fallon
Dana Carvey Facts:
Brother of Brad Carvey.
Has two sons, Dex (born 1991) and Thomas (born 1993).
Impersonations include George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Ross Perot, and Walter Mondale on Saturday Night Live (1975).
Formerly worked as a busboy at a Holiday Inn.
Underwent open-heart surgery for a blocked artery in 1997 but had the wrong artery operated on. Later sued for medical malpractice and was awarded 7.5 million dollars. He’s had to undergo five operations in total to correct his heart problem.
His ancestry is seven sixteenths (7/16ths) Norwegian, with his other roots being English, German, Swedish, and Irish.
Also a very talented drummer
From the same hometown as David Lynch.
His older brother Mark Carvey was his assistant on Wayne’s World 2 (1993).
David Letterman publicly suggested Carvey as his replacement on Late Show with David Letterman (1993) after he left for CBS.
Attended Carlmont High School in Belmont, CA.
Holds the record for having said “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” most often.
Appeared on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) in 2000 and won $32,000 for his charity.
Is a fan of the band The Village People.
Celebrity impersonations include John McLaughlin, Charles Grodin, Woody Allen, and Johnny Carson.