Dave Chappelle Get to know the 46-year old actor, comedian, writer, Dave Chappelle, before he got famous (e.g. The Dave Chappelle Show). IMDB reports 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour (TV Series) was Dave Chappelle's first TV appearance in 1990. In 1996 he starred as Dave Carlisle in his first movie Buddies (TV Series). BirthdayAugust 24, 1973NationalityAmericanName in PassportDavid Khari Webber ChappelleDebut Buddies (TV Series)(1996)EthnicityAfro-American (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)BlackSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Washington, D.C., U.S.. His parents William David Chappelle III & Yvonne Chappelle (née Reed) are of Afro-American ethnicity. Dave Chappelle was born on August 24, 1973 on a Friday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes Primary school: Woodlin Elementary SchoolHigh school: Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, DCChildhood Photos - When he was young Credit: pinterest.com Photo of First movie or tv show debut Buddies (TV Series) Character: Dave Carlisle| Date: 1996Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Dave Chappelle interview 2001 Most popular video on Youtube Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #11 Views: 28,662,792 Share your real life experiences with Dave Chappelle here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!