Dave Chappelle Wants to Start Working as a Background Extra

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Dave Chappelle reveals his bucket list and where he wants to go with his film career.

Dave Chappelle started his career in 1993 as Ahchoo in Mel Brooks’ Robin Hood: Men in Tights, he landed minor roles in box office hits including The Nutty Professor, Con Air, and Blue Streak. He co-wrote himself into his first lead role in Half Baked(1998), which was directed by Tamra Davis.

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Dave Chappelle lives with his family in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and continues to perform stand-up, recently touring the U.S. as part of the 2013 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival.

In a recent interview with GQ magazine, Dave Chappelle revealed where he wanted to take his career after Chappelle’s Show. He explained that he was interested in working as a background extra. But the funniest part was a guest star role on Scandal.

What’s another thing on that bucket list?

For one year, I want to do this thing where I guest-star on as many television shows as I possibly can. I love television. The fact that television ultimately made me famous was very gratifying for me. Chris Tucker did it in movies, and Chris Rock did it from his stand-up, which was very impressive. But you know, the thing that people most will remember me for is Chappelle’s Show. If I were to never do anything else, that show would be a culmination of what was a very long and tedious process of me learning how to be in the television business.

So if you could choose, what shows would you guest-star on?

I’d be a zombie in The Walking Dead. A corpse on CSI. I’d be the first black guy to f*ck Olivia Pope on Scandal…(Via)

Do you think Dave Chappelle can pull it off?

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