Another alumni of Saturday Night Live, David Spade is one of the most recognisable faces in American comedy. After displaying his talents on SNL with a selection of signature characters, Spade went on to enjoy a variety of roles on both the small screen and in motion pictures. Working both in front and behind the camera, he’s also been a firm fixture on the stand-up scene since the late 80s. Find David Spade tickets for a performance near you online at StubHub.
David Spade – early work and securing a gig on SNL
David Spade first showcases his stand-up credentials in 1989 with a performance on the Annual Young Comedians Show on HBO. This performance would bring him to the attention of Saturday Night Live producers, with the comedian earning a regular role on the show from 1990. His time on the popular comedy show would catapult him even further into the entertainment industry, with appearances in movies like Tommy Boy and regular roles in television comedies including Just Shoot Me and 8 Simple Rules.
When it comes to American comics, Spade remains one of the most in-demand talents out there. He’s appeared in countless comic capers over the years, including Eight Heads in a Duffel Bag, Joe Dirt and lent his recognisable voice to the animated motion picture The Emperor’s New Groove in 2000. All this time, he also continued to hone his skills as a stand-up comedian. Experience his trademark style yourself when you book David Spade tickets online at StubHub.
David Spade – awards and nominations
Being one of the most prolific comedians in American showbiz, it’s little wonder that David Spade has enjoyed a bevy of award nominations and wins over the years. His regular role in Just Shoot Me proved to be one of the most lucrative turns of his career, earning him Golden Globe nominations in both 1999 and 2000. The same role would also earn him Primetime Emmy Award nominations in the late 90s. In fact, Spade has been a regular name on the Emmy shortlists for years, notching up writing and performing nominations for his work on Saturday Night Live.
In 2003, David Spade was also acknowledged with one of the most coveted awards of all, when he was awarded his very own Star on the Walk of Fame. Later, he would go on to return to the world of sitcom, taking on the role of Russell in the CBS sitcom, Rules of Engagement. In 2014, he unveiled another stand-up special, David Spade: My Fake Problems, along with regular appearances on Comedy Central Roasts and top-ranked talk shows. If you’re a fan of this enduringly popular comedian, or are newly initiated and looking to get to grips with his latest set, find David Spade tickets online at StubHub.