10 Questions for Chevy Chase

The comedian who became a household name on Saturday Night Live is telling all in a new, authorized biography, Iím Chevy Chase ... and Youíre Not

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Chevy Chase stands outside his home in Bedford Corners, New York, on April 9, 2007.

Why have you disappeared from the movie screen for so long? Do you plan to direct? —Brock Thorson in El Cajon, Calif.

Good question. I have been asked to direct many times and usually said no. As is described in the new book, one of the reasons I moved East [to Bedford Corners, N.Y., in 1995] was because my daughters were about to reach puberty and I wanted to get them out of L.A. I had a great 20 to 25 years, and I figured I would come back later, which is happening now. But it was time...

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