Emmy-award winning comedian Dana Carvey has made that successful jump from stand-up to television to the big screen. In the past few years, Carvey has starred in "Wayne's World," (a film which grossed over $160 million), "Wayne's World 2", Alan Parker's "The Road To Wellville" for Columbia pictures, Richard and Lili Zanuck's "Clean Slate", and Fox's "Trapped in Paradise". In 1992, Carvey left "Saturday Night Live" after seven seasons on NBC. A repertory member since the 1986-87 season, Carvey is best known for his characters: The Church Lady; Hans, of the Hans and Franz body building duo; Garth, Wayne Campbell's (Mike Myers) 'Excellent CoHost' on the immensely popular sketch Wayne's World (which spawned two hit motion pictures); and Weekend Update's Grumpy Old Man. Carvey has received widespread praise for his uncanny comedic impersonations of such political figures as Ex-President George Bush, H. Ross Perot, Jerry Brown, and David Duke. He also does impersonations of George Burns, Johnny Carson, Jimmy Stewart, John McLaughlin, Mickey Rooney, Casey Casem, and Regis Philbin.Those years on "SNL" were not without critical praise and appreciation. Carvey has received a total of six Emmy nominations one of which was for a guest appearance on HBO's "Larry Sanders Show" and winning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. Carvey has also been honored by the American Comedy Awards as Television's Funniest Supporting Male in 1990 and 1991. Other outstanding roles and performances for Carvey include hosting the1992 MTV Music Awards, playing Mickey Rooney's grandson in the feature "One of the Group", a dramatic role on "'Blue Thunder" with James Farentino, a supporting role in "Tough Guys", with Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas and the starring role in "Opportunity Knocks". Carvey appeared in a stand-up comedy performance with Robert Klein, Billy Crystal and Robin Williams in the Showtime special "Salute to the Improvisation" and of course his feature-film debut in "This is Spinal Tap". Carvey was born June 2, 1955, in Missoula, MT. While a student at San Francisco State University, he won the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition. After his graduation (with a degree in communications arts), Carvey played at numerous clubs in the Bay Area and then moved to Los Angeles in 1981 to pursue his career.