Dave Sheridan (actor)

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Dave Sheridan
Born
David Christopher Sheridan

(1969-03-10) March 10, 1969 (age 52)
OccupationActor, comedian, musician, producer, writer
Years active1996–present

David Christopher Sheridan (born March 10, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician.[1] He played Special Officer Doofy in the comedy Scary Movie (2000) (a spoof of deputy sheriff Dewey Riley from Scream).[2]

Early life[edit]

Sheridan was born in Newark, Delaware. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity at William Paterson University in Wayne NJ.

Career[edit]

He began his career as an intern at Saturday Night Live. From there, he entered Chicago's famed comedy troupe, The Second City, where he wrote, directed, and produced "Dave Sheridan's America", a multimedia stage show. He starred on Buzzkill, a 1996 MTV reality series that featured three slacker buddies staging elaborate pranks and catching it all on video.[3]

Sheridan is well known for his role in Scary Movie (2000) as Officer Doofy.[4] His character Doug in the 2001 film Ghost World[5] appeared in the 2002 music videos for "By the Way" (playing a crazy taxi driver) and "Universally Speaking" by Red Hot Chili Peppers.[6] Sheridan tours with his band that formed in 2004, Van Stone.[7]

Sheridan hosted a series called Smile...You're Under Arrest! on the Fox Reality Channel in 2008–09. In 2014, he portrayed Sheriff Lincoln in the parody film The Walking Deceased, inspired by The Walking Dead.[8][9] In 2015, he starred as Finn in Amigo Undead and as Stubniski in the SF thriller film White Space.[10]

In 2016, Sheridan started co-hosting The Dave and Creech Show podcast with actor/podcaster CJ Creech.

Filmography[edit]

Other credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dave Sheridan". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2013-02-16.
  2. ^ "Scary Movie: Cast". FullMovieReview.com. Retrieved 14 November 2010.
  3. ^ Buzzkill, Travis Draft, Dave Sheridan, Frank Hudetz, retrieved 2018-06-21CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ "Dave Sheridan Interview". Archived from the original on 2015-12-31. Retrieved 2015-02-03.
  5. ^ Dave Sheridan (Scary Movie, Ghost World),
  6. ^ Talking Terror: Dave Sheridan - Diabolique Magazine
  7. ^ Van Stone - Spirit of Metal
  8. ^ First Look At “Walking Dead” Spoof, ‘The Walking Deceased’
  9. ^ The Walking Deceased’ Art Smarter Than the Living
  10. ^ Dave Sheridan Talks The Walking Deceased

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